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Living - August 21, 2009

'Funny Girl' mom hails from Danville

Diablo Theatre Company opens popular musical on Thursday

Danville singer-actress-producer Samantha Samuels is getting ready to take the stage as the mother of Fanny Brice, the famed comedienne whose life as a vaudeville, Broadway, film and radio star is immortalized in "Funny Girl." The 1964 classic musical comedy starred Barbra Streisand in both the stage and film versions.

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