Carrie: The Musical Archives

Carrie: The Musical—One of the most celebrated flops in Broadway history was this staging of Stephen King’s novel about a teenage misfit who takes psychic revenge on her high school when she’s the victim of an ugly prank at prom. Expensive and technically complicated, it closed after just sixteen previews and five official performances in 1988. But it has refused to die. Several marginally more successful revivals, including an Off-Broadway run in 2012, as well...


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