Not since Bertolt Brecht’s “epic theatre” or Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed has a school of drama so reenergized the stage as Broadway’s new Theater Of The Thing I Saw On TNT This Afternoon, a bold reinvention of stories previously confined to mere blockbuster films as shows that tourists can pay hundreds of dollars to see injected with showtunes.
This and Once: The Musical? A movie everyone has seen at least 4 times and an indie movie whose soundtrack people remember more than the movie itself? Stop. Just stop. Or better yet, don’t stop. Keep going until we get Zipperface!!?!: The Hobo Musical back up and running. So…forever.