The Bay Area Reporter | Sutton Foster drops in

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Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster became a high school dropout the first time she played San Francisco, and a college dropout for her second visit. Cast at age 17 in The Will Rogers Follies, which began its national tour at the Golden Gate Theatre in 1992, she quit school in Troy – which proudly bills itself as the safest city in Michigan – and headed to the wooly West to become a showgirl. “It was the first time I was away from home, and I got to live in San Francisco,” she said. “It was, like, life-changing.”
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