Bombs over Broadway

Reviews of the latest Broadway production of MACBETH, starring Frasier's Kelsey Grammer, were a tad caustic: one of many unamused critics called it a "stodgy oratorical exercise." It closed after 13 performances, which is, as it turns out, a long run compared to some other ignominious Broadway flops:

CARRIE, 1988 Not even diva Betty Buckley could save this adaptation of Stephen King's novel, which folded after five performances. In one scene, teenagers smeared fake blood on their chests and sang, "Kill the pig, pig, pig."

MOOSE MURDERS, 1983 This farce featured Holland Taylor as the wife of a quadriplegic who rose...

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