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A Chorus Line Musical

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June 5, 2008 | BY DAVID NG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I hope I get it." That line may express the hopes of the characters in "A Chorus Line," but the performers in the touring production at the Ahmanson Theatre already have it. If you don't believe us, just consider the punishing routine these young dancers are enduring. For each show, the principal cast performs two intermissionless hours of high-kicking dance numbers interspersed with 13 soul-searching songs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 2000 | IRENE GARCIA
An original cast member of the landmark Broadway musical "A Chorus Line," Trish Garland said she's in the same kind of shape she was in more than two decades ago when she played the role of Judy Turner. On Monday she and a few of her fellow "A Chorus Line" buddies demonstrated how fit they've stayed through the years.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 1, 2000 | M. DION THOMPSON, BALTIMORE SUN
In an exercise sure to start arguments among music lovers, National Public Radio has created its list of the 100 most important American musical works of the century. The list started with 300 songs suggested by a group of producers, artists and experts familiar to NPR. In mid-October, NPR allowed the public to vote on the selection. More than 13,000 listeners cast their votes online and through the mail. A panel of 15 musicians considered the same 300 songs.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 20, 1990 | DAVID COLKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the first song of the ultimate backstage musical, "A Chorus Line," the performers repeatedly sing the line, "I really need this job!" That is not true, at least monetarily, for the 23 performers of the Desert Opera Theatre's production of the musical opening tonight at the Palmdale Cultural Center. Even though they have gone through almost two months of rehearsals and are commuting from as far away as Hollywood, none of the performers are being paid. "What's money when you're having fun?"
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