Fosse/Verdon

Aired: Apr 16, 2019 , Tuesday at 22:00 on FX

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Episode Summary: Rising Broadway star Gwen Verdon meets ambitious young choreographer Bob Fosse. Their lives will never be the same.
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    Gwen and Bobby's first meeting is dissected on Fosse/Verdon Season 1 Episode 2, and every scene plays like the seductive striptease Bobby imagined for Whatever Lola Wants from Damn Yankees.

    The way the musical numbers get tossed in around vignettes from their first collaboration and the beginning of their romance is reminiscent of their greatest works on stage.

    The editing for Fosse/Verdon is just spectacular. 

    The way scenes from different eras intercut to glean even more meaning out of each gives depth to the relationship between Gwen and Bobby and shows how beneficial hindsight can be when you're lucky enough to have it.

    The juxtaposition of the end of Gwen and Bobby's marriage against their burgeoning relationship and how Bobby's marriage to Joan McCracken ultimately ended in much the same way things went south with Gwen is haunting.

    Delineating time periods against the backdrop of who was more successful at a...
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