The trouble with revivals in the musical theater is never that the show's old: If people didn't love the old show, no one would be reviving it. And the trouble isn't that the show's "dated": The oldness of an old musical is precisely what people love about it; attempts to update the naïvetés of yesteryear usually prove fatal. Musical shows that are great enough and familiar enough can be reinterpreted, like any other masterpiece, but few musical revivals have ever been thorough enough to constitute genuine reinterpretations: Did those loxy... More >>>