Now You Know Why Everything On Broadway Looks The Same

Increasingly, off-Broadway hits making the transition to Broadway are doing more than minor tweaking in between shows. Some are asked to change nearly everything that made the show appealing in the first place. “Urinetown and Avenue Q showed it was possible to go Broadway without shedding one’s eccentric or unconventional Off Broadway appeal.” But that hasn’t changed Broadway’s insatiable appetite for commercially safe, non-controversial theatre, and many are left wondering whether a move to Broadway is even worth the trouble.