Can 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' draw a new ticket buyer to the Great White Way?

Outside Manhattan's Palace Theatre on 47th Street, 2Pac's "California Love" and "Ghetto Gospel" blast onto the sidewalk - not from a passing car or boombox, but from the Broadway box office, in the hopes of enticing potential ticket buyers to its latest jukebox musical.

The differences between Holler If Ya Hear Me and its neighbors dedicated to the music of Carole King and The Four Seasons are many, but key among them is that Holler targets an audience much younger than the baby boomers who are keeping houses full for Beautiful and Jersey Boys.

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