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Michael Esper stars as GideFletcher Sting's world premiere musical 'The Last Ship.' | COPYRIGHT JOAN MARCUS

Michael Esper stars as Gideon Fletcher in Sting's world premiere musical "The Last Ship." | COPYRIGHT JOAN MARCUS

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Updated: June 26, 2014 4:15PM

Sting’s musical is an old-fashioned grand opera of the most eloquent sort — awash in both turbulent emotions and intimate dramatic gestures. Read more here.

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