All of This Year's Musicals Have the Same Plot

Catch Me If You Can. A con man lies and wheedles his way around the country, but in the course of his unending fakeness, he elicits respect and some people find he's the realest thing they've ever met.

The Book of Mormon. Two missionaries lie and wheedle their way around Uganda, but in the course of their unending fakeness, they elicit respect and some people find they're the realest thing they've ever met.

How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (revival). A con man lies and wheedles his way around a corporation, but in the course of his unending fakeness, he elicits respect and some people find he's the realest thing they've ever met.

Sister Act. A singer hiding out in a convent and pretending to be one of them ends up eliciting respect, the nuns finding her the realest thing they've ever met.

Gosh, Broadway has range!


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