Ten years after beginning his tenure with The Philadelphia Story, departing artistic director Kevin Spacey finishes in grand style with Arthur Kopit’s stage version of High Society, made a fully-fledged musical with the addition of several – tangentially related – Cole Porter songs. Though Porter’s witty ditties are irresistible, they clutter a first half already burdened with sluggish set-up, particularly as many underline rather than advance the plot.
- @mrdavidjays Although that's kind of a Dylan experience in itself... 1 hour ago
- @mrdavidjays Exactly - it fit his determined stoicism. I've just been reminded he did the Phantom film: youtube.com/watch?v=N2iU8X… 1 hour ago
- @mrdavidjays And oh god yes - one of the performances of 2017 1 hour ago