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Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by jetts7 2013-01-22 13:08:18


Does anyone think,besides me, that this would be a great a musical?
DREAM CAST:
Winnie - Bette Midler
Mary - Sarah Bolt
Sarah - Annaleigh Ashford

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 13:24:30


Mary Testa would be a fun Winnie. Or Anne L. Nathan

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Jordan Catalano 2013-01-22 13:32:24


With Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfreid!

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by BeadleDeedle 2013-01-22 13:38:32


I have gone so far as writing an outline for a book with song ideas and possible placements. This baby would run a million years.

I think a more pop oriented songwriter would be a great choice, giving the songs a very performative quality, even the ones going to Max and the other leading non-witch characters. Dare I mention Marc Shaiman's name? You get a live cat to play Binks and have him do some of neat theme park animal stunt stuff (walking on platforms, hitting little levers, etc.) and have a couple really awesome animatronic ones pop out to do some talking. Then just get three of the badddest and funniest betches in the NYC theater scene as the witches to pull in some rave reviews.

It will run a million years. Or atleast 5.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 13:39:29


Hugh Jackman as that zombie
The cat from Sabrina as Binx

Seriously, if this show ever happens, I would love for it to be campier than even the movie, like Evil Dead: The Musical or The Toxic Avenger campy.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Kad 2013-01-22 13:41:40


Is that even possible? The movie is a camping trip.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 13:45:34


After the exposition of the sisters being hung, Max could have a cheesy "I'm new in town!" number, like TMM's "Not For the Life of Me", except with the emphasis that he moved to a much smaller town and somewhat hates it. They could play up the fact that he's a virgin, which is important to how the sisters get back.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by JoeKv99 2013-01-22 13:47:43


What an amazing idea! I don't think anyone has ever suggested this before.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 13:49:31


And the bullies who stole Max's shoes could later be the sisters' hypnotized minions, like Renfield was to Dracula. They'd be bumbling around trying to find "Hollywood".

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Jordan Catalano 2013-01-22 13:52:36


Catherine Zeta Jones is the

Winnie - Anne Hathaway
Mary - Amanda Seyfried
Sarah - Susan Boyle
Max - John C. Reilly
Allison - Catherine Zeta Jones
Dani - Queen Latifah
Thackery Binx - Hugh Jackman



Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 13:54:47


Amy Adams as Binx's sister, because it needs an Amy Adams

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by DEClarke 2013-01-22 20:46:06


I'd see it!

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by JohnyBroadway 2013-01-22 20:50:35


Lupone Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Visceral_Fella 2013-01-22 20:50:45


Well you know it's not a musical without Queen Latifah!

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 21:31:29


Helena Bonham Carter has been auditioning for a role for a decade.

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by JohnyBroadway 2013-01-22 22:00:08


It wouldn't be a musical without Jenn Cody. Could she play Sara?

Hocus Pocus as a musical?
Posted by Wynbish 2013-01-22 22:08:44


She'd play Dani