Do You Know These Broadway Musicals Based on Movies?

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Check out these Broadway musicals that began as films.

Film has long been a source of inspiration for Broadway, with many theatre creators re-envisioning the vibrant worlds of the screen for the stage. This summer, the screen-to-stage canon will get a little larger when musical adaptation of the 1988 film Mystic Pizza premieres in the Ogunquit Playhouse’s “Titles Under Construction” season.

In celebration of the upcoming stage adaptation, check out these Broadway musicals that also began as films, from modern classics like Mean Girls to cult hits like Amélie.

Do You Know These Broadway Musicals Based on Movies?

Do You Know These Broadway Musicals Based on Movies?

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9 to 5 Playbill - Opening Night


9 to 5


110 in the Shade Playbill - March 1964


110 in the Shade


Aladdin Playbill - April 2018


Aladdin


Amélie Playbill - Opening Night


Amélie


Anastasia Playbill - Opening Night


Anastasia


Applause Playbill - Sept 1970


Applause


The Band's Visit Playbill - May 2018


The Band’s Visit


Beauty and the Beast Playbill - Opening Night


Beauty and the Beast


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