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Harry Connick Jr. to star in world premiere staging of 'The Sting'

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Karen Butler
Harry Connick Jr. is to star in the world premiere production of The Sting at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Harry Connick Jr. is to star in the world premiere production of "The Sting" at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Actor, musician and talk-show host Harry Connick Jr. is to star in the world premiere production of The Sting.

Based on the 1973 Paul Newman-Robert Redford movie, the stage musical is scheduled to run March 29 through April 29 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J.

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BroadwayWorld.com said the show will feature a book by Bob Martin; and music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. Additional casting and creative team members are expected to be announced soon.

Connick Jr. previously starred in a TV production of the musical South Pacific, as well as the Broadway productions of The Pajama Game and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.

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