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'The Bodyguard' is as close to Broadway as one can get


Last updated 4/26/2023 at 8:03pm

Local actor Lance Smith plays former FBI agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer to Daebreon Poiema's Rachel Marron in "The Bodyguard" at The Welk Theatre. Village News/Ken Jacques photo

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal

Special to The Village News

For the most part, it is unimaginable to ponder the possibility that any person on this planet might have the courage to take on a Whitney Houston song, let alone more than one.

Now playing at The Welk Theatre in Escondido is Lawrence Kasdan's iconic screenplay "The Bodyguard." Now a musical for the stage, it is filled with the same wonderful songs as the movie. And the lady who sings them is Daebreon Poiema. She attacks every song with boundless courage.

When she sings, one conjures 'the great white way' not Escondido. Yet, here she...

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