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Review: Count on remembering the women in Stage Door Theatre's 'Nine'

Review: Count on remembering the women in Stage Door Theatre's 'Nine'

Filmmaker Guido Contini is a man with a complicated life. He has a wife, a mistress and a muse, requiring a juggling act of adoration coupled with periodic abandonment.

Unwavering passion, however, is reserved for his art. And since so many of his movies are built on thinly disguised autobiography, it’s probably fair to say that Guido’s truest love is himself.

Legendary Italian director-screenwriter Federico Fellini created Guido in his 1963 movie “8 ½,” with Marcello Mastroianni portraying the creatively blocked director. Guido got the musical treatment in 1982, when composer-lyricist Maury Yeston and book writer Arthur Kopit (working from a translation by Mario...

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