Thursday, March 1, 2012

Carrie broadway

  • It's too bad that the show about a supernaturally awkward adolescent doesn't live up to the hype — for audiences and the original creative team who've revised their famous flop. In 1988 "Carrie" opened on Broadway and died in three days.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • NEW YORK -- After what happened to Carrie White the last time she went to the prom, its a wonder she ever returned. As for those of you in the theater seats, you may wonder why you came at all.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Decades after Carrie wreaked her revenge for being dumped on with pigs blood, "Carrie" the musical, which opens tonight at the Lucille Lortel, has a chance for its own sort of revenge for being dumped on.
  • (The Faster Times)
  • When the lights went black at the end of the first Broadway preview of "Carrie," on April 28, 1988, the actress Betty Buckley recalled hearing something she had never experienced in her 20 years in theater: Boos from the audience.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • NEW YORK — When the musical Carrie had a sudden early death on Broadway in 1988, few were as unhappy as three men who worked hard to give it life. Lawrence D.
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  • who plays the religiously fanatical mother Margaret White in the current Off-Broadway production of Carrie, will miss the Feb. 23 performance at MCC Theaters Lucille Lortel Theatre due to illness. Standby Anne Tolpegin will perform in her place.
  • (Playbill)
  • "Carrie," the 1988 fiasco dismissed as the world's first menstruation musical, has gotten a reboot. Opening off-Broadway tonight is MCC's leaner, less gory version.
  • (New York Post)
  • Carrie, the infamously short-lived 1988 Broadway musical based on the Stephen King novel about a bullied teen with telekinetic powers who takes vengeance on her tormentors, returned in a newly revised Off-Broadway production beginning Jan.
  • (Playbill)

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