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Review: At this 'Prom,' the campy comedy comes with an LGBTQ beat

NEW YORK - During the deliriously zany setup for "The Prom," a new musical comedy at the Longacre Theatre, I thought I might have died and gone to campy heaven. The feeling doesn't last, but the laughter never dies.

Beth Leavel and Brooks Ashmanskas, two Broadway troupers not afraid of going over the top, play two Broadway troupers who don't just chew

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