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'Lestat,' A Must-See

September 27, 2005 (6:09 am) GMT
The Elton John-Bernie Taupin musical "Lestat," featuring novelist Anne Rice's seductive vampire hero, is due to open on Broadway April 13 at the Palac

You maybe questioning what 'Lestat' is? No need to confuse about that. 'Lestat' is the new -Bernie Taupin musical based on Anne Rice's novels.

And aside from your confusion, the production will have its Broadway debut April 13 next year at the Palace Theatre. Preview performances begin March 11, while its world premiere will be in San Francisco Dec. 17 - Jan. 29 before moving to New York.

Slated to portray the title character in the show is Broadway's most recent "Phantom of the Opera," Hugh Panero. The musical has lyrics by Taupin, music by Elton John and a script by Linda Woolverton. The director is Robert Jess Roth. Other casts include Carolee Carmello and Jack Noseworthy.

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