The New York Post reports:
“Diana” was, by all accounts, intended by its creators, Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, to be a serious musical. The story is, after all, about the death of an internationally beloved young mother who devoted her life to charity.
But ever since it premiered and viewers experienced the bonkers lyrics (“I could use a prince to save me from my prince”) and soap-opera-scale scenes, the show has turned into a camp event.
Throughout the production, which clocks in at 2 hours and 15 minutes, they snap their fingers in the air when their heroine has a victory and “Oooooooo!” every time she claps back at Charles. “When a girl needs to express her proper state of distress,” Diana sings, “revenge looks best in a ‘f–k you’ dress!”
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“During ‘Diana: The Musical,’ a riled-up audience member yelled “F—k off!” at the actor playing Prince Charles, Roe Hartrampf, from his orchestra seat, drawing shocked gasps from the crowd.” https://t.co/7MfHTbeD7Q
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