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The Five Enemies of Broadway Musicals

My guess is that, if you are reading this piece, you have an affection (or at least an appreciation for) Broadway musicals. What's not to love: infectious music, larger-than-life characters, transformative and/or eye-opening stories. Musical theatre, for many people, is the ultimate entertainment experience. 

Though many of us like to revere musicals and dissect them for their intricacies, there are other people out there who despise this genre of theatre and do their best to diminish its integrity. Today's blog explores the varying "types" who make it their personal mission to diminish that thing we love.