It’s that time of the year for being bombarded with chocolate, heart-shaped items, and lots of ballads, as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.
It’s the last day of the year! It’s the perfect time to look back on the highlights of 2014: which musicals succeeded? Which musicals didn’t? Which news gave musical fans hope? What can we expect for the upcoming years?…
A remake of the iconic stage-to-screen adaptation of West Side Story made in 1961 might be in the works due to Steven Spielberg’s interest. However, as is to be expected, some conflicting opinions about the project have surfaced amongst fans and critics.
When it comes to animated movie musicals, the first studio which will most likely come to mind is Disney. In its earlier days, the company set the standards for future animated films, and furthermore solidified the bond between animation and musicals as part of their trademark.
In part I of this compilation, we enumerated film musicals based on, or inspired by, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and The Taming of the Shrew. To conclude this list, here are some other movie musicals based on Shakespeare’s plays, which you should certainly take a look at: