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akim-babatundeThe New York Times reports that Blind Lemon, the musical created by local actor-director Akin Babatunde (left) and Texas music historian Alan Govenar, will open the York Theater Company‘s new seasonĀ  Sept. 8. The 40-year-old New York company (“Where musicals come to life!”) is dedicated to developing and producing new musicals, performing them in the St. Peter’s Church basement on Lexington Avenue and 54th Street. Blind Lemon was staged at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre.