Dance: Love Those Crazy Steps

The sexy tango is Broadway's latest craze

Suppose you wanted to stage a Broadway flop and were casting around for surefire bad ideas. What would you think of? Well, how about this: 15 mostly middle-aged and sometimes portly Argentines dancing the night away in that hoary old favorite, the tango. Add to that four singers declaring their sorrows in Spanish and an orchestra heavy on bandoneons (a type of accordion), and the marquee might as well say DISASTER. Indeed, when such a show was first mentioned to Choreographer Juan Carlos Copes, he answered, reasonably enough, "You must be crazy." But reason does not always prevail on Broadway, where...

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