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The new play 'Ella the UnGovernable' dives into the darker teenage years of the legendary singer

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The cast of Ella the Ungovernable
Huston Pigford
The cast of Ella the Ungovernable

On this episode of The Art of the Story, WBGO's Jon Kalish reports on the new play Ella the Ungovernable.

The cast of Ella the Ungovernable now running at the Theater for the New City in Manhattan
Huston Pigford
The cast of Ella the Ungovernable now running at the Theater for the New City in Manhattan

The play runs through July 7 at the Theater for the New City in Manhattan.

David McDonald's Ella the Ungovernable runs through July 7
Theater for the New City
David McDonald's Ella the Ungovernable runs through July 7

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