I saw the revival of "MAME" on Broadway (front row) with Angela Lansbury. I'm sure it wasn't near as good as the original Broadway production, but since it's one of my favorite shows of all time, I was thrilled. So glad that Jane Connell, the original Gooch was in it!
Most people will never know how wonderful this show is, because they were so turned off by the movie. Lucy was an amazing comedian but so wrong for "MAME". The terrible voice was reason enough, but also she played the role like a clown, which is NOT the character. The movie does have Bea Arthur, Robert Preston, etc. who a