Review: “Kiss Me, Kate” is Beautiful but Painfully Dated

On a recent episode of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rachel Bloom’s character is in a revue of classic musical theatre songs, all of which she’s loved and adored since childhood. However, as an adult revisiting (and performing) these songs, she notices how dated, misogynist, and problematic they are. Her discomfort at this realization is very similar to the experience of watching Roundabout’s revival…