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Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Musical spoof of 'Gone with the Wind' opens this week

February 19, 2017

Anyone who has seen "Gone with the Wind" knows the classic scene:

Scarlett O'Hara digs up a carrot on her family's ruined southern plantation and vows, "As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again."

That's how the play opening at the Maguire Theatre this Friday gets its name.

Encore Theatre's…


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