A lot of the greatest musicals of all time have a number of iterations: film variations, animated takes, spin-offs—you get the concept. That is as a result of their tales are each wealthy and easy. Common and particular. They’re ripe for revisiting and reanalyzing, which, in any case, is the purpose of musical theater. You possibly can see the identical Broadway present two instances in a single week and have radically totally different experiences. There’s one thing concerning the artwork that is extra alive and electrical than TV exhibits and films.
That being mentioned, typically the film model of a musical is one of the best model. (I am taking a look at you, Chicago.) When the Glamour crew determined to place collectively an inventory of one of the best musicals of all time—in honor of Hamilton hitting Disney+ on July 3—we stored this in thoughts. The opinions you see, under, contact on 29 totally different musicals of every kind. Some give attention to the movie model of a musical. Others are musicals which have solely seen the stage, whereas others have solely seen the display screen. Regardless, they’re 29 tales that stand the take a look at of time. Learn on to see whether or not your favorites made the minimize.