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All’s ‘Fair’ In Love, Screen

Jerry Sciarrio, left Gary Pierce, center and David Kappus, run through a few lines during rehearsal of the Kroc Center Theater's production of My Fair Lady on Monday. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)

Everyone knows “My Fair Lady.” They’ve seen the musical. Or the movie. They’ve sung “I Could Have Danced All Night” or “The Rain in Spain.” Tapped their toes to “Just You Wait.” That hasn’t kept Jadd Davis from feeling excited about his production, which opened Thursday at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene and kicks off the 2014 Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre season. The decision to program what’s been called the “perfect” musical was easy. “It’s a brilliant piece of theatre, for one,” said the new CST artistic director. “And it’s a show that audiences want to see over and over again.” Ultimately, it was the message of the piece that appealed to him. “I love stories that contain a human journey,” Davis said/Carolyn Lamberson, SR 7 Today. More here.

Question: Which famous play have seen most?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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