They were the champions, dominating airwaves in the '70s and '80s with their distinctive brand of pomp and romp. And now they're back, making the same bold promise: "We Will Rock You."
That's the title of a jukebox musical filled with about two dozen songs by the British band Queen. Those songs are applied to a sci-fi scenario in the show, which opened in London's West End in 2002 to reviews that were slightly to the right of scathing.
But those notices were not enough to make another one bite the dust. Eleven years later, the London production is still running strong; the box office there recently announced tickets are now on sale into next April.
The work has...