Hooray for Bollywood?

Jumpers | Bombay Dreams | Assassins

Sometimes too much just isn’t enough. That was the only conclusion to draw from some of the wild flights of fancy that skidded to a landing on Broadway this spring. In an era when sure-bet revivals multiply like gerbils and producers frantically hedge their bets by casting celebrities (Ashley Judd in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, anyone?), imaginative risk seems intrinsically admirable, so it was all the more disappointing when the long-awaited...

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Celia Wren is Commonweal’s media and stage critic.