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: Advertisements
The world is still mourning the untimely passing of beloved comedian Robin Williams. The actor was known for his quick wit, kind disposition and a particular fast-paced style of improvisation which changed the world of acting entirely.
This year the world is acknowledging the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. With theatre companies and television channels all over the world commemorating the event, it’s impossible not to wonder which musicals have also found inspiration in the work of one of the most renowned and beloved writer of the world.
Disney has finally released the first teaser trailer for their stage-to-screen adaptation of Into the Wood, showing most of the cast and very little of the actual plot.
Director: Mel Stuart Script: Roald Dahl and David Seltzer Based on: Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cast: Peter Ostrum, Jack Albertson, Gene Wilder, Julie Dawn Cole, Roy Kinnear,…