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Betty Buckley Wishes New “Carrie” Musical was “More Dangerous”

“Voice of Broadway” Betty Buckley has been around musical theater for more than four decades, long enough to have scored a Tony for Cats and to have co-starred in one of the most notorious flops in Broadway history, Carrie. Betty Buckley is nobody’s fool. So Betty Buckley went and saw the new musical version of Carrie that opens March 1, and liked it, and then said it was the “PG-13” version of the original, and that she wished the new one was “more dangerous.” Which probably means that it will make a tremendous amount of money, because there’s nothing America likes more than taking something interesting, neutering it, and then flinging money at it. (FULL ARTICLE: Patrick Healy, The New York Times)