According to the New York Post, revivals have experienced a surge in popularity recently.
A few of the television shows scheduled to air revivals in the near future include Roseanne and Will and Grace. In film, such examples are Cinderella and Dancin’.
Even more musicals are scheduled to revive on Broadway. Some of these include My Fair Lady, Damn Yankees, Carousel, Gypsy, Kiss Me Kate, and Dreamgirls.
Why are revivals so popular recently? There are a few theories. One is that the cultural importance of these works of art are such that the younger generations need to experience them. For older people, they also want to see these shows again.