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Baltimore actor takes the lead in Centerstage production of "The Wiz"

Eric Anthony is living his dream as a Broadway actor. He returns to Baltimore to star in the local production of "The Wiz."

Here's an excerpt:

"AFRO: How did you become interested in acting?

Eric Anthony: I think it's a combination of a lot of stuff. The story goes, when I was 18 months old, my grandfather, Baxter "Peanut" Jones, use to own a candy store on Edmonson Avenue and at 18 months, I would be at the candy store dancing and singing on the counter top. The customers would come in and pay me change to perform. This is the story from my mother, my grandfather and my family…"

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