Pee-Wee Herman Parties On Broadway!
If there were ever proof that things go out of style and come back into style it would have to be the popularity of Pee-Wee Herman. Or Paul Reubens, if you are so inclined. Reubens is back with a Broadway show, based on an original 1981 production, and basically acts out like the TV show I grew up with.
You must remember the tv show, right? Well, the live show is sort of like that…
The New York Daily News sums it up best:
There’s no story line, per se. Childlike Pee-wee chills, sings and dances, dreams of flying, reads pen pal letters from around the world (including prison, an allusion to Reubens’ real-life scrape with the law) and shows a cartoon and a vintage educational film about good manners.
I just remember being a kid and plopping down in front of the tv and watching Pee-Wee’s Playhouse all the time so I’m dying to go see this show!
Do you all remember who sang the theme song? Give it a guess…