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What’s in a Name?: Celebrities on Broadway (Online Salon)

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Members say: Disappointing, Absorbing, Intelligent, Informative, Slow

About the show

Stars have been vital to the success of many Broadway shows. Join theater reporter Carey Purcell ("Vanity Fair," "The New York Times") to debate whether celebs on Broadway helps or hurts the theater.

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Bette Midler in “Hello, Dolly!”, Amy Schumer in “Meteor Shower”, Josh Groban in “Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812” -- celebrities have the power to make or break ticket sales on Broadway. Is this phenomenon good because it brings in new theatergoers, or bad because it denies talented stage actors the chance to perform? Carey Purcell wants to hear your insights on this hot topic.

Salon Date: Wednesday, Oct 18 at 8pm

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Intelligent, Disappointing, Techbnical difficulties limited its value

See it if If the subject interest you and the audio is working

Don't see it if If not

Absorbing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You are interested in "stunt casting" and want to chat with other theater lovers about it. You are comfortable with an all-text experience.

Don't see it if You are expecting a multimedia (pictures, videos, charts, data) presentation. You have trouble following an all-text conversation.

Also I expected this to be like other salons I had attended in which the mo... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Informative, Eye opening

See it if You’d like to join in (or just read/listen) to a lively discussion about the merit of having stars in Broadway shows. Very well led.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in the subject. You’ll take the space of someone who really does want to be there.

Also I had some real issues with the app and the whole process of typing an... Read more Read less