Broadway is having a banner year, and for the first time in a while, new American plays are a significant part of the lineup. If you let it wash through you, this surreal and satisfying one act has more to say about modern existence than could ever be conveyed simply with plot.
Susan Stroman, the director/choreographer who worked with Mel Brooks on the aforementioned blockbuster, has now joined forces with Allen but lightning is not striking twice. The main culprit, it turns out, is those songs.
Ladies and gentlemen -- everything comes back around; everything old is new again; if you wait long enough, people forget. Except, I rarely completely forget in-development Broadway musicals. And I don't like when journalists treat old things as new.