Back to Before: Playbill.com Staff Pick Broadway Musicals Ripe for Revival
09 Aug 2014
Playbill.com staff members share their wishlists for musicals they'd like to see return to Broadway. From classics to rock operas, Tony-winning hits and rarely-seen flops, here's what made our list.
Last week Playbill.com columnist Ben Rimalower shared his list of Broadway musicals he'd like to see return to Broadway. The column proved so popular, the staff at Playbill.com decided to weigh in with their own lists of musicals that deserve another Broadway run.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.