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'Cabaret' Star Is Guiding Project for Poor Areas
September 1, 1968
The Times Sun
Shreveport, Louisiana

New York – It’s a long way from New York’s sweltering ghetto streets to Broadway’s bright, gaudy theater district.

But these dissimilar scenes are the backdrop for the schizophrenic world of Peg Murray, who stars in the hit musical “Cabaret” at night and devotes her days to bringing entertainment to the poverty areas of the city.

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Peg lines up the talent with a special telephone she had installed in her Greenwich Village apartment, and she has come up with such big names as Joel Grey, Moms Mabley, the Cowsills, Judy Collins and Ed McMahon, to mention a few.

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