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Stasio, Marilyn
July 2006
Variety;7/24/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 9, Special Section pA2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the chances for success of hit Broadway musicals which are being readied for transfer to London's West End: Avenue Q, Wicked and Monty Python's Spamalot. Experience has proved that popular U.S. shows that sail into the West End may not be well-received by British audiences. Curiously, Monty Python's Spamalot, the Broadway show that came straight from the British comedy tradition--is the one most likely to go through some modifications before its London opening.


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