What's Wrong With Broadway?

What's Wrong With Broadway?

I mean, why is it so safe, prepackaged, and often repellent?

CLICK HERE and I'll tell you for half-price -- oh, all right, for free.

My jazzy essay dissects the Spider-Man creators' self-defeating obstinacy, only to determine that not listening to their audience isn't the real problem with Broadway producers.

It's usually that they listen too hard.

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In fact, with revivals, kitsch movie adaptations, and big stars in not always appropriate projects, they're serving up the kind of pablum the tourists deserve!

Anyway, I wrote the piece of out of sheer love for Broadway and I conclude that I still enjoy it, horrifying limitations and all.

So hear me out, then meet me by the stage door and I'll sign your forehead.

http://www.villagevoice.com/2011-03-30/columns/broadway-a-lack-of-imagination-focus-groups/

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