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Review: Tango meets salsa in New York on Broadway

Tuesday - 7/16/2013, 5:18am  ET

In this July 11, 2013 photo released by The O + M Company, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, left, and Karina Smirnoff perform during "Forever Tango" at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/The O + M Company, Walter McBride)

SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- It may not please the most purist tango lovers -- it may even scandalize them. But the affair going on between "Forever Tango" and salsa star Gilberto Santa Rosa may be one of those summer romances to remember.

"Forever Tango" is back on Broadway with its passionate moves, looks and emotions, three special guests and a twist: Grammy Award-winner Santa Rosa has brought not only his voice to the Argentine classics but also his own style and rhythm, plus a couple of his own songs: "Si te dijeron" and "Que alguien me diga." Both have heartbreaking lyrics perfect for the tango.

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