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Songs of joy & praise (for L. Ron Hubbard)

'Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant' sets the story of church's founder to music

Playwright Kyle Jarrow (center) with the young cast at a Boston Theatre Works rehersal of his musical ' A very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant.'
Playwright Kyle Jarrow (center) with the young cast at a Boston Theatre Works rehersal of his musical " A very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant." (Photo by David Kamerman/Globe Staff) Photo by David Kamerman/Globe Staff
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / November 24, 2006

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WATERTOWN -- L. Ron Hubbard, or, more accurately, 12-year-old Jacob Rosenbaum, portraying the father of Scientology, gives a high-five to a girl dressed as half a brain. Synthesized music swells behind them, and they join in a song that sounds like the Brady kids performing "Godspell" in their backyard with a script updated by Tina Fey. (Full article: 1117 words)

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