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'Backwards Broadway' puts spin on popular Broadway tunes

'Backwards Broadway' puts spin on popular Broadway tunes

Those familiar with Broadway's smash-hit "Hamilton" have witnessed Jonathan Groff's King George III sing "You'll Be Back."

In Williamsburg Players' upcoming "Backwards Broadway" production, "You'll Be Back" is sung instead by the queen.

Similar, the rest of "Backwards Broadway" presents miscast songs from Broadway favorites, including "Wicked," "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein" and "Lion King."

The one-day show, on July 16, is a first for Williamsburg Players.

Production manager Deborah Soderholm said she drew inspiration from "Broadway Backwards," a...

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