AHOY! ETHEL. WHERE ARE THOU?
One of the hottest trends in the theatre world has been the adaptation of hit movies into musical theatre productions. Think Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Sister Act,and The Bodyguard to name a few. Many of these films, with their slick pop songs are almost ready-made for the transition into a Broadway musical. The greater challenge, however, lies in transforming a popular film not into a singing and dancing showcase, but into a traditional play. This is the challenge and the beauty of Shakespeare in Love