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'The Bodyguard' more successful at song than story

'The Bodyguard' more successful at song than story

The sleek national touring production of "The Bodyguard," now at the Hippodrome Theatre, might best be described as a Whitney Houston tribute concert disguised as a Broadway-aiming musical. With vibrant-voiced Deborah Cox leading that tribute, you've at least got a solid foundation.

Cox may not be as natural an actress as she is a singer, but she delivers the goods in the role of Rachel Marron, a pop diva dealing with ominous anonymous letters, the strange theft of a gown, and the growing sense that her life is in mortal danger. It's the role...

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