Dinner Theater Play Reworked To Push Chicken Special

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Dinner Theater Play Reworked To Push Chicken Special

AKRON, OH—The Footlight Dinner Theater's weekend production of Death Of A Salesman featured partially rewritten dialogue apparently intended to highlight the restaurant's $11.99 chicken dinner special, sources reported Wednesday. "He's liked, but he's not well liked. Unlike that delicious rosemary chicken with fresh green peas and mashed potatoes, which everyone loves," the actor portraying Biff Loman said as part of the revised play. The last time the Footlight altered a legendary theatrical work to advertise a food item was in October 2006, when manager Harold Childress rewrote the lyrics to a song from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel and changed its title to "What's The Use Of Wond'rin'? (Just Get The Lasagna)."

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