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Review of "High Fidelity The Musical" at Slow Burn Theatre

Review of "High Fidelity The Musical" at Slow Burn Theatre

Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre does a credible job with “High Fidelity the Musical,” giving the show an injection of youthful bounce and vibrant vocals. And the six-member band adds some flash to the score by Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal,” “If/Then”) and Amanda Green (“Bring It On: The Musical”) that dabbles in all kinds of genres from rock and soul to coffeehouse folk and gangsta rap. You can feel a “but” coming, can’t you? But when all is done with this two-hour musical with a 15-minute intermission, you can’t help but wonder what did the book by David Lindsay-Abaire add to the boy-has-girl, boy-loses-girl,...

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