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Three on the Aisle: Is ‘Tina’ Just Another Jukebox Musical?

The critics discuss the newest celebrity jukebox musical, and how Broadway theatres have an accessibility issue.

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal; Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of The Washington Post get together to talk about what’s going on in the American theatre.

This week, the critics discuss Tinathe new Tina Turner musical on Broadway, and its place in the canon of recent jukebox musicals. They also dive into the mailbag to answer some intriguing questions from listeners covering show running times, our physical relationships to the theatre as a space, and the astonishing lack of accessibility in Broadway houses.

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