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Musicals due for a revival

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Musicals due for a revival#1
Posted: 7/18/18 at 12:37am
With only a few musicals actually set for a revival and with Hello Dolly closing in a month. I’m wondering what people would like to see revived. Part of the big struggle though is to revive it for a reason.

Mine are:

Funny Girl (Though I feel that it’s almost unspoken that it won’t be revived while Babs is still living)
Titanic
Chess
Little Mermaid (but major work done)
Tarzan (with major changes. Because I do feel like it could work)
Sound of Music
Beauty and the Beast (because it never should have closed when it did)
Mame (cher and Meryl. especially after seeing their chemistry through the mamma Mia press)
Aida (i know I always suggest it. Tveit. Erivo. Osnes/Ashford)
Joseph (with someone like Jonathan Groff)
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Musicals due for a revival#2
Posted: 7/18/18 at 1:56am

It will never happen, but I'd love to see someone give Mack and Mabel another run. It's probably my favorite non-Dolly score of Jerry Herman's.

I'm still dreaming of a Donna Murphy-led Mame too.

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Musicals due for a revival#3
Posted: 7/18/18 at 3:32am

I know its original run is still very recent, but I would love to see a revival of The Scottsboro Boys sometime down the road.

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Musicals due for a revival#4
Posted: 7/18/18 at 4:41am

Mayor.  A Charles Strouse score with a gay hero.

Although many gays at the time didn't regard him as such.

Mayor

 

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Musicals due for a revival#5
Posted: 7/18/18 at 7:48am

The Who's TOMMY

MAME -  starring Bernadette Peters (she looks young enough to play the part) or Christine Baranski

I CAN GET IR FOR YOU WHOLESALE  - Not sure what went wrong with it 55 years ago, but this could be open to a new revival. I don't think it has 'Streisand' as attached to it as 'Funny Girl'. 

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Musicals due for a revival#6
Posted: 7/18/18 at 8:24am

It's time: Kiss of the Spider Woman.

 

It's too soon, but I want it anyway: Caroline, or Change.

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Musicals due for a revival#7
Posted: 7/18/18 at 8:42am
Funny Girl
Kiss of the Spiderwoman
Caroline, or Change
Mame
The Secret Garden
City of Angels
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Musicals due for a revival#8
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:07am
Two big ones for me are parade and ragtime
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Musicals due for a revival#9
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:16am

The four revivals I would kill to see in my lifetime:

- Bart Sher/Lincoln Center's Into the Woods at the Vivian Beaumont

Evita, starring Lady Gaga

Kiss of the Spider Woman, starring Heather Headley

Mame, starring Christine Baranski or Jane Krakowski

Also echoing Funny GirlCaroline, or Change, and Ragtime.

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Musicals due for a revival#10
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:32am

Christine Baranski played Mame 12 years ago at the Kennedy Center, at 66 years of age she is precisely the age Mame is supposed to be at the END of the show.

Putting things into perspective: Rosalind Russell was 48 when she first played her. Angela Lansbury was 41

Yes, Lucille Ball was 62 when she did the film...and we all know how THAT turned out.

You can read the review for Baranski's Mame here

I personally would love to see a revival of "Promises, Promises" - the real one not that flawed imitation starring Chenoweth that was produced 8 years ago

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Musicals due for a revival#11
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:40am
I feel like now would be the perfect time for a Bring in da Noise revival.
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Musicals due for a revival#12
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:47am

"Revivals and movies, why doesn't anyone do new musicals anymore?" - peabody-winner Theresa Rebeck through Grace in the Smash Pilot.


Having said that, Mame with Donna Murphy & Jane Krakowski alternating Vera and Mame :)

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Musicals due for a revival#13
Posted: 7/18/18 at 9:47am

They're Playing Our Song

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Musicals due for a revival#14
Posted: 7/18/18 at 10:12am

Personally, I'm dying for a Man of La Mancha revival. 

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Musicals due for a revival#15
Posted: 7/18/18 at 10:19am

Two Gentlemen of Verona
A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine
Oliver!
City of Angels
The Secret Garden
I Love My Wife
Will Rogers Follies
Barnum
High Button Shoes
Anyone Can Whistle
Zorba
The Most Happy Fella
Titanic
Redhead
Damn Yankees
Take Me Along
Fiorello!
The Rothschilds
Shenandoah
Ain't Misbehavin'
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Me and My Girl
Rags
Romance/Romance
Crazy for You
Blood Brothers
Tommy
The Scarlet Pimpernel (version 1.0)
The Full Monty
Jane Eyre
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Urinetown

"What can you expect from a bunch of seitan worshippers?" - Reginald Tresilian
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Musicals due for a revival#16
Posted: 7/18/18 at 10:25am
YES, URINETOWN
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Musicals due for a revival#17
Posted: 7/18/18 at 10:39am

Urinetown

Caroline, or Change

Kiss of the Spiderwoman

A little swash, a bit of buckle - you'll love it more than bread.
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Musicals due for a revival#18
Posted: 7/18/18 at 10:42am
I know it wouldn’t make any money on Broadway unless it had 2 huge stars, but I would love to see a production of I Do, I Do. Even if it’s a limited concert presentation.
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Musicals due for a revival#19
Posted: 7/18/18 at 11:15am
Parade
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Musicals due for a revival#20
Posted: 7/18/18 at 11:18am
Ragtime!!!! With Denee Benton as Sarah.
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Musicals due for a revival#21
Posted: 7/18/18 at 11:34am

I'd love an Aida revival <3 

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Musicals due for a revival#22
Posted: 7/18/18 at 11:39am

I dont know if this is "due" for a revival but I am dying for a production of Next To Normal with Rachel Bay Jones.

Rocky Horror

Children of Eden (revival I guess?)

 

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Musicals due for a revival#23
Posted: 7/18/18 at 1:28pm
I am ready for Caroline, or Change and The Light in the Piazza.
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Musicals due for a revival#24
Posted: 7/18/18 at 1:43pm

BroadwayConcierge said: "The four revivals I would kill to see in my lifetime:

- Bart Sher/Lincoln Center'sInto the Woodsat the Vivian Beaumont

-Evita, starring Lady Gaga
"

A Bart Sher/Lincoln Center Into the Woods sounds amazing and I would also be very interested in a Gaga revival.

I'd like to see a high quality (Hello Dolly esque) revival of The Music Man

And I have always wanted a revival of Steel Pier with a completely new book

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Musicals due for a revival#25
Posted: 7/18/18 at 3:05pm

Let's do Mack and Mabel in 6 years for its 50th anniversary. PLEASE. Lincoln Center? Roundabout?

And Ragtime with an all-star cast. So, so relevant and so many of the lines feel like they were written two weeks ago.

Updated On: 7/18/18 at 03:05 PM