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Musical fun

The music of American composer Allan Sherman will come alive in a Jewish Repertory Theatre production of the musical "Hello Muddah! Hello Fadduh!" in Road Less Traveled Theatre (639 Main St.).
The show, which opens Thursday in a regional premiere, features plenty of music by the composer, who had a short but prolific career writing joke and parody songs. The most famous of these, "Hello Muddah! Hellow Fadduh!" remains popular to this day. In a release, the show's director, Thomas Dooney, described the musical as a "rich American tapestry observed through the skew of Jewish-American lens."

The production runs through March 22 and stars Loraine O'Donnell, Wendy Hall, Don Gervasi, Tim Newell and David Butler. Theresa Quinn serves as music director.

For more information, call 688-4114, Ext. 391, or visit www.jewishrepertorytheatre.com.

-- Colin Dabkowski

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