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Review: Music is heavenly, but characters need more work

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"Far from Heaven," Todd Haynes’ memorable 2002 film of suburban angst in 1957 Hartford, Conn., with its explosive topics of race, sex and secrets would seem a perfect fit for a musical adaptation. A masterful amalgam of mood, color and character, the film is a quiet multilayered emotional powerhouse.

Now a gifted team of artists — composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie and playwright Richard Greenberg — have taken up the challenge and are ...

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