Vanessa Hudgens charms in uneven 'Gigi'

April 9, 2015 2:02 AM

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NEW YORK — The new Broadway production of Gigi (**½ out of four), starring an adorable Vanessa Hudgens, begins with a giddy orgy of pastels.

Dancers clad in Catherine Zuber's candy-colored costumes flood Derek McLane's set, which paints gay Paree (circa 1900) in bright, scrumptious hues. The choreography — by Joshua Bergasse, fresh off a triumphant revival of On the Town — is exhilarating, the mood buoyant.

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