The translation from theatrical musical to movie musical doesn't get much more disastrous than in Man of La Mancha, a cheap, muddled, and badly put-together debacle
So the screen version isn't as good as the play? How is that fact in any way relevant to whether the film is good or not, which is what you should be critiqueing.
When a play makes it to the screen, it exposes tons of folks to the work which would NEVER have had the opportunity to see it...so if it isn't quite as good...so what?
This is a wonderful musical...and having never seen the play I would be quite impressed if it were better...
Jul 9 - 01:43 PM