I suspected that this was not the show for me when I saw an excerpt on the Tony awards. I am rather a completest however, and always buy all the Broadway show albums. Boy was I ever correct.
I have been unable to listen to it all the way through at one sitting. I last two or three tracks and can't stand it anymore. This is not what I call a Broadway show at all. There appears to be no real story or character development, just a bunch of really noisy African pop tunes with no connection to the story. I enjoy listening to Broadway shows and picturing the story in my head. Does this have a story? I am not going to try to listen to it again. I will put this on my shelf along… Read more