On the Marquee: Two Shows:
Same colors, similar lettering, romantic couples
Now, the country seems to be in a constant state of anger and sadness, tempered by a movement toward inclusion and somewhat less self-indulgence (social media and personal devices notwithstanding). And this season, both shows are poised for major revivals. Both seem to be aiming for the same audience - at least the similarly colored and lettered designs of their logos. Red, white and blue and as "American" as apple pie...
How's this for nostalgia: Vintage Times Square,
vintage cab, sailor and girl kinda
like that famous Life photo!
How's this for nostalgia:
Vintage New York brownstones,
a patriotic rocket and 4th of July fireworks!
How successful they will be remains to be seen, especially since patriotism is on the wane and we are all sick of the fighting. Still, I think it is notable that these two classics are hitting the boards at the same time, and with similar ad campaigns.
Next week: a look at another mini trend that is shaping up this season. I'll give you a hint: curiosity abounds!