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    Sister Act

    A ramshackle yet agreeable film comedy with plausibility issues has here become an even more ramshackle and outlandish musical comedy that consistently diminishes its source.

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    High

    There are 20 names in the producing credits for Matthew Lombardo's poorly written drama, starring Kathleen Turner. All I kept thinking was, "Didn't any of them see 'Looped'?"

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    Wonderland

    This update of Lewis Carroll's classic children's books fuses "The Wiz" with self-help psychobabble for a gloppy mess of a musical.

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    War Horse

    Gloriously theatrical and almost unbearably moving, this testimonial to the power of honest sentiment from Britain's National Theatre is a never-to-be-forgotten theatrical experience.

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    The Motherf**ker With the Hat

    A miscast Chris Rock throws off the balance of Stephen Adly Guirgis' provocative and profane comedy-drama, but there is still plenty to praise.

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    Catch Me If You Can

    Finding no compelling reason for its characters to sing, this synthetic musical adaptation of Steven Spielberg's 2002 film ranks as the Broadway season's biggest disappointment to date.

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    Anything Goes

    Thanks to Kathleen Marshall's sleek staging and joyous choreography and a heaven-sent cast, this Roundabout revival of Cole Porter's classic is just about perfect.

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    Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

    Robin Williams focuses his manic energy in a fiercely intense performance, but it's not enough to save Rajiv Joseph's weird and confusing play.

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    La Cage aux Folles

    Almost a year later, the Menier Chocolate Factory revival of the Jerry Herman–Harvey Fierstein musical retains its raw appeal, and Fierstein admirably fills Douglas Hodge's pumps.

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    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Director-choreographer Rob Ashford talked Daniel Radcliffe into trying his hand at musical comedy. Alas, the likable and undeniably talented lad is in over his head.