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‘Mambo’ gig goes to Grier

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David Alan Grier will replace Billy Dee Williams in upcoming Broadway musical “The Mambo Kings,” playing nightclub impresario Fernando Perez. Grier last performed on Broadway in the 1996 revival of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

Also starring Esai Morales, “The Mambo Kings” plays San Francisco this month. Broadway previews begin July 20, with opening night set for Aug. 18 at the Broadway Theater.

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