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E.T. phone Boca? Bill Murray and an extraterrestrial headline Festival of the Arts Boca

E.T. phone Boca? Bill Murray and an extraterrestrial headline Festival of the Arts Boca

Last October on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” actor Bill Murray appeared onstage in full lounge-crooner mode, flashing a theatrical smirk before singing “I Feel Pretty” from Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story.” Sashaying around German cellist Jan Vogler, his musical partner, Murray also performed a dramatic, spoken-word rendition of the musical’s “America” with sly political commentary, closing the song with the lyric “Puerto Rico’s in America.”

Joanna Marie Kaye, director of Festival of the Arts Boca, says she thought Murray must have summoned his Nick the Lounge Singer from the...

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