THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

With time, the chorus line evolves

Bob Avian, director for ''A Chorus Line,'' says he made only minor tweaks to contemporize the play. Bob Avian, director for ''A Chorus Line,'' says he made only minor tweaks to contemporize the play. (Steve Miller for The Boston Globe)
By Rich Fahey
Globe Correspondent / September 11, 2008

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

When director Bob Avian - a former Broadway dancer of high repute - looked out at the 2,000 dancers assembled to audition for the 2006 Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line," he thought: If I were a young dancer today, could I make the cut in this cast? (Full article: 804 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass