‘Band’s Visit’ and ‘Harry Potter’ dominate Tony Awards with inspired creativity. Why theater needs more

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Revivals redeemed a lackluster Broadway year. But now that the Tony Awards have closed the book on the 2017-18 season, it will be easy for producers and press agents to spin a self-congratulatory narrative.

“The Band’s Visit,” as arrestingly original a show as “Hamilton” and “Fun Home,” won the...