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Theater & art

Stage Review

Rock ’n’ roll with ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

I’m not crazy about the jukebox musical as a genre. But, you know, sometimes it depends what’s on the jukebox.

Take “Million Dollar Quartet,’’ which has arrived in Boston for a run that ends Oct. 20. It has all the weaknesses of the genre: a wafer-thin story line, minimal-to-nonexistent character development, stilted dialogue that acts as little more than an expository bridge to the next song. Essentially, it’s a concert masquerading as a musical.

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