With so many movies-turned-musicals on Broadway these days, it’s reasonable to be skeptical of yet another obvious cash grab. Is this one? Of course. But when it comes to sheer entertainment and spectacle, it delivers, even with the high bar set for it.

Marc Wheeler is an arts reviewer with a varied background in theater, dance, music, theme park haunts, film, and television. His writing has been featured in Stage and Cinema and Gia On The Move. Marc studied media in Oxford, England, where he also worked for the Oxford Playhouse. He received his B.A. in Communications from Waldorf College in Forest City, IA.