Mean Girls fans have only one thing to say about the 2004 high school comedy’s turn as a Broadway musical: “That is so fetch!” The beloved film (and its endless parade of memorable quotes) is about to make its stage debut at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. before premiering on Broadway in March. The hilarious story about a former home-schooled teen messing with the biggest clique around will undoubtedly be the talk of the theatre world when it premieres. In honor of the upcoming stage debut of The Plastics, here’s four other cult classics that could strike similar success as a stage show.
Often times Hollywood takes Broadway’s biggest hits and brings them to the big screen. In other cases, it happens the other way around. Here are some of the most successful stage adaptations of hit movies. Continue reading “From Screen to Stage: Hit Movies Turned Musicals”
If his latest Netflix film is any indication, Justin Timberlake can’t return to music soon enough. Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids gives Netflix users a front row ticket to his 20/20 tour inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and what a spectacle it is.
For the better part of a decade, Jerry Seinfeld has stood at the top of comedy. Now, it appears his reign is over, with Kevin Hart taking over the throne as comedy’s newest king. Hart has been named the highest-paid comedian by Forbes, raking in a whopping $87.5 million. This is over double the $43.5 million that perennial fan-favorite Seinfeld drew in. With Hart now atop the list of highest-earning comedians, it makes you wonder how he came to achieve such success.