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Broadway producers hoping gamble pays off

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 05:50
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"On the Town" is a 1944 classic, with Leonard Bernstein music, about three sailors chasing romance in New York City.

New York

MANY top Broadway producers don't invest money in their own shows, given that most close at a loss. They trust their tastes and instincts, not focus groups. And they rule out some Broadway theatres as too big.

But a pair of newcomers, Howard and Janet Kagan, who made a