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Arts & Entertainment - March 2, 2012

A little less plot, a little more harmless fun

'All Shook Up' is a colorful, cheeky take on Elvis classics

by Karla Kane

I'm always skeptical of so-called "jukebox" theater: productions such as "Mamma Mia!" that are based on a selection of pop songs from the past, with plots shoehorned in between musical numbers. Sure, it's always fun to hear classic songs performed in a new context, but give me original content any day.

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