May 28, 2011 10:15 PM

Sad, strange story of the Shaggs inspires a new musical

Musical theater has dwelled comfortably in our strange post-modern age for some time now, so I suppose it was inevitable that somebody would write a show about the Shaggs. Currently in previews, “The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World” is scheduled to open June 7 at Playwrights Horizons in New York.

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