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.
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