Musical to Movie Adaptations: A By The Numbers Infographic

Everyone talks about movie to musical adaptations, right?  We’ve done that infographic already.

But what about the reverse?  What about all those musicals that are being made into movies?  Ever since the success of Chicago on film, a whole slew of movies have received the silver screen treatment, and more are a comin’.

What do they have in common?  Do they make money?  Do they help the Broadway box office?

We took a deep dive into the data pool of musicals to movies and came up with the infographic below.

Enjoy it . . . and here’s hoping they make a movie of your musical.

Movie Musicals



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