…But some version of it probably will. Avoid if you can, the godawful “tribute” by Jennifer Hudson from the stage of The Color Purple, which, in the modern style, is all about her.
Every once in a while, it is still possible, despite the purely grim and irresistible mathematics of our impending economic collapse and a half century of oligarchic government continually starting “wars” for the express purpose of demonstrating power which it then finds ever more creative ways to lose, to glimpse the possibility of the old American dream still waiting to be born. This is a minute and a half worth of that. On Broadway no less: