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Harry Connick Jr. Will Star in New Musical 'The Sting'!

Harry Connick Jr. Will Star in New Musical 'The Sting'!

Harry Connick Jr. is hitting the stage in a new musical!

The 50-year-old singer and actor is set to star in a show called The Sting, which will make its world premiere in March at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse, according to Deadline. The show then hopes to move to Broadway!

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The musical is based on the 1973 Academy Award-winning film, and will run from March 29 to April 29.

Harry plays the role of Henry Gondorff, who was portrayed by Paul Newman in the movie.

The film, set in 1930s Chicago, is based around a pair of con men who plot to bring down the city’s most corrupt racketeer.

The musical’s book is by Bob Martin, with music and lyrics by Harry, Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis with Connick. The rest of the cast is still to be announced.

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