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Pioneer Dancer Sono Osato Passes Away

Sono Osato has passed away. She was the original “Miss Turnstiles “ (described as All American girl, Ivy Smith)(and she was!) from teethe innovative Broadway musical. ON THE TOWN (1944)(which, if  you’ll note, was when her family was in the WWII incarceration.

NY Times obituary

The Godfather of Asian American Theatre

There's some bio material here: http://wp.me/P5RntU-4G

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