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Worst Show of 2012?

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eperkins
Broadway Star
joined:5/21/07
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 04:57pm
In your opinion what is the worst show of 2012 that you saw? I'll start. Scandalous. (Although there are plenty of contenders).
wonkit
Broadway Legend
joined:9/30/08
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:06pm
Once.
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ACL2006
Broadway Legend
joined:2/11/06
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:08pm
Scandalous.
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Roomba
Swing
joined:11/8/12
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:08pm
Harvey
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bdn223
Broadway Star
joined:6/14/08
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:11pm
Jesus Christ Superstar
CATSNYrevival
Broadway Legend
joined:3/1/04
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:12pm
wtf. Jesus Christ Superstar was the best show of 2012.
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aaronb
Broadway Star
joined:6/3/12
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:34pm
A SUMMER DAY. Though EMOTIONAL CREATURE is also up there.
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mattyp4
Understudy
joined:5/11/04
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 05:41pm
THE ANARCHIST!
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WiCkEDrOcKS
Broadway Legend
joined:6/13/04
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:01pm
GHOST...hands down.
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BroadwayBen
Leading Actor
joined:6/5/03
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:02pm
Ghost.
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mjroberts972
Understudy
joined:6/13/11
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:10pm
Chaplin. Never seen it. The artwork just really irked me. Yellow and purple? I don't think so.
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eperkins
Broadway Star
joined:5/21/07
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:15pm
Nice to know you judge a show entirely on the merits of its artwork.
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GlindatheGood22
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:17pm
No one's saying Leap of Faith?
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Marianne2
Broadway Legend
joined:3/28/08
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:21pm
Magic/Bird-Only because I liked everything else I saw and did not see most of the other shows mentioned already.
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Jordan Catalano
Broadway Legend
joined:10/9/05
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:25pm
The worst show of this year was Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER.
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SNAFU
Broadway Legend
joined:4/20/04
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 06:27pm
"Yellow and Purple" oh a war on Easter now huh?
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Rodgerdodger
Chorus Member
joined:8/17/12
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 07:10pm
Leap of Faith.
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willep
Broadway Legend
joined:9/20/08
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 07:20pm
The Performers.
After Eight
Broadway Legend
joined:6/5/09
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 07:57pm
When the bottom of the barrel is so crowded that it nearly reaches the brim, how can one choose the worst among them?

For that reason, I'll have to name more than a few that vie for that dubious distinction, thankful for the ones I've mercifully forgotten, or better yet, missed:

Through the Yellow Hour, Lonely, I'm Not, Detroit, What Rhymes With America?, Assistance, Heresy, Bad Jews, If There Is...., Dead Accounts, The Performers, The Anarchist, Heartless, Medieval Play, We Play for the Gods, Murder Ballad, Yosemite, Once .....

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tazber
Broadway Legend
joined:5/10/05
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 08:14pm
Was that heinous 4th rate high school level musical Lucky Guy in 2012?

If so, that.
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After Eight
Broadway Legend
joined:6/5/09
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 08:17pm
^

No.

And no.
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frogs_fan85
Broadway Legend
joined:12/3/05
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 08:43pm
The worst show of this year was Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER.

Agreed.
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SondheimFan5
Broadway Legend
joined:6/20/10
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 09:19pm
Leap of Scandal
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drewmangroup
Understudy
joined:5/22/11
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 09:28pm
I assume the call for ONCE was sincere as I was a fan of the movie and expected a smooth transition to stage - NOT SO! It did nothing for me and thought all the Czechs were like Eastern European cartoons. I'm still convinced Glen Hansard hates it.

Worst? I'm sure DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER (though fun) was not as good and THE BEST MAN - really? If they didn't cast every other Emmy winner from 10-20 years ago, there would have been nothing there.

Updated On: 11/29/12 at 09:28 PM
Tom-497
Stand-by
joined:12/18/05
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 09:43pm
Medieval Play.

I also thought Don't Dress for Dinner, Golden Age, The Lyons, and Cheek by Jowl's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore were pretty bad.
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mc1227
Broadway Legend
joined:7/29/07
Worst Show of 2012?
Posted: 11/29/12 at 09:57pm
Tie between Evita and Leap of Faith. Honestly, I never cared for Evita even when I saw it with Patti and Mandy years ago.
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