Musicals Inspired by Books

Which is your favourite musical inspired by a book? Vote for your favourite of the shows that have visited Toronto in the last few years, listed below with the books that provided inspiration.

    • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and MurderIsrael Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal by Roy Horniman (1907)
    • The Lorax – book of the same name by Dr. Seuss (1971)
    • Matilda – book of the same name by Roald Dahl (1988)
    • WickedWicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory MacGuire (1995)
    • Les Miserables –novel of the same name by Victor Hugo (1862)
    • OneginEugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin (1832)
    • The Phantom of the Opera – novel of the same name by Gaston Leroux (1909)
    • Candide (operetta) – Candide by Voltaire (1759)
    • Fun HomeFun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel (2006)
    • The King and IAnna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon (1944)

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