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Happy Birthday, Burt Bacharach!!!

Happy Birthday to legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, who celebrates his 94th birthday today (May 12th). Bacharach and Elvis Costello — along with Emmy Award-nominated writer and Two And A Half Men creator Chuck Lorre — are currently collaborating on a Broadway adaption of Bacharach and Costello's 1998 album, Painted From Memory, with an eye towards a Broadway run. No opening date or location has been announced.
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