Review: The Rascals find a fountain of youth

April 16, 2013 • Entertainment

This publicity image released by The Hartman Group shows The Rascals. In the 40 years since The Rascals disbanded, the original members are back, and on Broadway, in “The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream,” for a limited engagement at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/The Hartman Group)

NEW YORK (AP) — In the 40 years since The Rascals disbanded, the band’s name has sort of grown a paunch. These days, it’s more associated with a brand of motorized wheelchair than a pioneering group of musicians.

Well the original Rascals are back — and on Broadway, no less — to prove that grandpa can still rock out.

During a two-hour concert at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, the four — Felix Cavaliere on keyboard and vocals, singer Eddie Brigati, drummer Dino Danelli and guitarist Gene Cornish — seem to have taken musical Viagra.

Brigati gleefully smashed two tambourines against his thigh and Cornish playfully Login to read more

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