In reply to: re: But... - ryhog10:52 am EDT 05/10/21
... and as Broadway surveys continue to discover, the number 1 reason people attend musicals is source material and.or familiarity of revival; the number one reason people go to plays is stars. This is no different for BIPOC friendly material - part f the reason that ECLIPSED, and SLAVE PLAY, and the great revival of JITNEY et all do not recoup. But out Denzel in a play, and its a gold mine, even in a short run. The list of plays that do well without stars gets shorter and shorter.