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"People were taking movie musicals, rewriting them (not always for the better), and putting them on Broadway. I always wanted to do a number where Noël Coward would come on and sing, 'Don't put that movie on the stage, Mr. Mackintosh, don't put that movie on the stage!'"
Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain

Every big hit show is based on a movie
(And we're glad to add to it)
People think that theatre's film on the stage.
(Did you see The Graduate?)
Forbidden Broadway, "Thoroughly Perky Millie"
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