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'Marley' aims to capture the man, music and mission
'Marley' aims to capture the man, music and mission

More than three decades after Bob Marley's untimely death from cancer at the age of 36, his reggae songs continue to bridge ethnic and social lines worldwide, communicating messages of love, freedom, peace and justice. The Jamaican musician's dreadlocks-framed face, an image still emblazoned on many a T-shirt, remains as famous as his religious embrace of marijuana. This bona fide icon now has another distinction. He's the subject of a musical. "Marley," written and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, is about to receive its premiere at Center Stage with a YouTube star in the title role and a large number of seasoned, New York-based actors filling out the cast. In...

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