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Sex, drugs, desires, and razzle dazzle: exclusive interview with FOSSE author Sam Wasson

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The flick of the wrist. The throw of the hip. Bowler hats, bowed legs, pigeon-toes and slumped shoulders. It’s the undeniable styling of the legendary director/choreographer Bob Fosse. Now, more than 25 years after his death, and almost four years in the making, Sam Wasson, author of the New York Times bestseller Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman, has written Fosse, an epic biography detailing the exhilarating, yet depressing, life of the Oscar, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning legend. How did this relatively young guy—a visiting professor of Film at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut—get to write a book about one of the greatest choreographers of our time? What was he…

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