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It's no mystery, 'Drood' cast has an infectious good time
NEW YORK — There are 400 possible permutations of endings for Rupert Holmes' "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," the overachieving 1985 musical that was popular for a decade or so, but then seemed pretty much to vanish inside the opium pipe of Princess Puffer, one of its colorful, show-within-a-show characters, as created by the great Charles Dickens in his unfinished 1870 novel. Inconveniently, Dickens died before revealing the murderer.
November 13, 2012