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New Life at Duke Ellington

A new principal and a bevy of theater pros are trying to help the Duke Ellington School of the Arts revive its reputation. First hurdle? An ambitious production of "The Wiz."

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Article | CLUSTERED TOGETHER IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GYM, the principal cast members of "The Wiz" are sitting in chairs rehearsing their lines. Their director, Lynda Gravátt, a veteran actress of stage and television, as well as a former teacher at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, takes a moment between...

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