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John Cusack brings ‘Say Anything’ to Lyric as iconic movie nears 30th anniversary

John Cusack brings ‘Say Anything’ to Lyric as iconic movie nears 30th anniversary

Note: In deference to Hurricane Florence, the screening of “Say Anything...” hosted by John Cusack has been postponed to Oct. 25. Tickets for the original performance will be honored at that time; those who can’t attend have until Sept. 21 to request a refund. Go to modell-lyric.com for more information.

You can talk about the boombox, or the chemistry with co-star Ione Skye, or the fact that audiences always love it when an underdog comes out on top.

But for John Cusack, much of the appeal of “Say Anything…,” writer-director Cameron Crowe’s 1989 comedy about mismatched teens with more in common — including a...

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