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Howlin? ?Wulf?

April 19, 2013

Any fans of ?Beowulf? out there?

You know, the 1,000-year-old epic poem where Geat hero Beowulf slays Grendel the monster, Grendel?s mother and a dragon before his dramatic end?

Anyone? No?

OK, well, what if I told you the Old English tale has been gussied up with slapstick wackiness, avant-garde staging≠ and original music that ranges from punk rock and klezmer to torch songs and Broadway parody?

I?m not sweetening the deal, am I?

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