Whilst dance was used in the classic musical to resolve any trace of conflict between the characters, contemporary musicals began questioning the therapeutic powers of this activity, often stripping it of its soothing abilities or even eliminating it entirely from the narratives. Since then, dance has reappeared in only a handful of musicals, perhaps without […]
Japanese poster for Hairspray (2007).
First, we have exciting news from the stage-to-screen adaptation of Jersey Boys. According to Deadline, actor Christopher Walken will be amongst the few Hollywood stars to participate in Clint Eastwood’s feature film. Walken will play Angelo Gyp DeCarlo, a role played on stage by Mark Lotito and Stuart Milligan.