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April 19, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Swetnam

Jesse James Musical

The theater group at Northwest Missouri State University premiered a brand-new musical about an iconic Missouri criminal.

Theatre Northwest rose the curtain this week on "Death Comes For Jesse James." Co-author and Northwest Associate Theater Professor Amanda Petefish-Schrag says the musical is rooted in tragic events.

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Theatre Northwest will present evening performances of "Death Comes For Jesse James" tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 in the Ron Houston (house-tun) Performing Arts Center. A matinee is scheduled for 1:30 Sunday afternoon.