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New Orleans showbiz update from Budd Friedman who opened his Improv last week in Harrah’s block-square casino in the Katrina k.o’d city. The Improv shows ran last Wednesday to Saturday at 50% capacity and sold out on Sat. The spirit is up, Friedman reports and Harrah’s is building a high-rise hotel across the street.

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