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This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.

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This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.

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9 October 2016 (USA)  »

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Our Time: A Documentary About Growing Up  »

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$23,490 (USA) (18 November 2016)

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$104,005 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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