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Jekyll & Hyde flops on Broadway

Critically-slated musical Jekyll & Hyde is to close early in New York after failing to pick up a single Tony Award nomination earlier this week (beg29Apr13).

The curtain will come down on the show, starring former American Idol hopeful Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox, on 12 May (13), seven weeks before it was due to end on Broadway.

Bad reviews led to a box office bust and producers had no option but to pull the plug early.

The revival began previews on 5 April (13), following a national tour, and officially opened two weeks later.

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