Revivals, Revisals: “The Unsinkable Molly Brown”

Christian Lewis
6 min readFeb 27, 2020

A review of the newly revised production of “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” in light of “Mack & Mabel” at City Center Encores! and Ivo van Hove’s “West Side Story.” In our current theatrical moment, what degree of nostalgia should go into a revival?

As a critic, some weeks you see Lucas Hnath, Young Jean Lee, and Alice Birch question the forms that theatre can take. Other weeks you…

Christian Lewis

Theater Critic. Vassar College alum, current PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center.