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Valley Public Radio Staff
Thu March 21, 2013
Broadway Understudy Is Less Than 'Purrfect'
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.
Last night was opening night for the Broadway show "Breakfast at Tiffany's," but The New York Times reports it was also curtains for one of the actors. Montie Corelli was fired. He had been the main understudy for Vito Vincent in the role of a cat. The black-and-white feline apparently refused to follow stage directions. But hey, he's a cat. And likely the casting process to replace Monti was a lot like herding cats.
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