Bringing the magical effects of the Disney movie classic would take a leap of imagination I don’t have and the Producers simply sidestepped on a consistent basis
A sort of quixotic quest to bring the African American working class into the (musical) theater. I mean, August Wilson this ain’t. Personally, I think Tomas Docker’s “The Power Of The Trilogy” is a better attempt but then again, Tomas doesn’t have the name recognition, just the songs.
Despite the brains behind “Mama Mia” being involved., “Viva Forever” doesn’t seem to have worked (I would really love to see it) and is playing to empty houses while the Daily Star claim it is gonna go belly up any time now