Before the curtain rises on the new musical “Gettin’ the Band Back Together” at the Belasco Theatre, Ken Davenport, the show’s lead producer, who also co-wrote the book, takes the stage to warm up the audience with a little friendly patter. (Davenport alternates in this hosting role with other members of the show’s team.) He points out with pride that the show is “one of those rare things on Broadway these days: a totally original musical.” Hmm. Methinks the producer doth protest too much. For while it’s true that the show, unlike a hefty proportion of “new” musicals these days,…

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