Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard

Seen on Broadway

: The musical Big River caused a undeserved hoedown among desperate Tony voters looking for a show to honor in the notably poor 1984-85 season (it won for Best Musical). Truth to tell, William Hauptman’s book takes a crude, Classics Illustrated approach to Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with a score made of jaunty of often irrelevant banjo pickings by King-of-the-Road Roger Miller. My heart sank at the prospect of a Big R

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