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Eric Garcetti, president of the Los Angeles City Council and musical theater croney of Tony nominee Brian Yorkey.
Eric Garcetti, president of the Los Angeles City Council and musical theater croney of Tony nominee Brian Yorkey.
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You've heard of Rogers and Hammerstein and Lennon and McCartney. But what about Yorkey and Garcetti?

Yorkey is lyricist Brian Yorkey, whose Broadway musical “Next to Normal” is up for 11 Tony Awards this weekend. Yorkey’s first songwriting partner is LA City councilman Eric Garcetti. Molly Peterson brings us this report on the songwriting duo that could have been.