Thesp plays lead in Herman musical

Sandy Duncan will step into Mame Dennis’ shoes for a staged concert version of the Jerry Herman musical “Mame” at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. Artistic director Julianne Boyd stages the show, which will play Oct. 4-15.

Duncan replaces Donna McKechnie, who ankled to star in a West End production of “Over Here!” this fall.

(Frank Rizzo in New Haven, Conn., contributed to this report.)

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