Marc Shaiman: ‘Some Like It Hot’ is ‘a large f–king tremendous musical’

Marc Shaiman: ‘Some Like It Hot’ is ‘a large f–king tremendous musical’

Marc Shaiman: ‘Some Like It Hot’ is ‘a large f–king tremendous musical’

Marc Shaiman described his new display, “Some Like It Hot,” to Page Six as “a big f–king big musical.”

“My Judaism outweighs any talent to benefit,” the “Hairspray” composer advised Us Friday night time at a star-studded cocktail celebration celebrating the display, which is according to the 1959 Marilyn Monroe movie of the similar identify.

“Although I mustn’t make jokes on this anti-Semitic global anymore, however I’m nonetheless looking forward to the opposite shoe to drop.”

Mark Shaman.
Marc Shaiman has described his new Broadway display as a “nice musical”.
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Despite his tempered enthusiasm, the Tony winner, 63, went on to provide an explanation for that the musical – co-written with longtime collaborator Scott Wittman – is “very contemporary in our themes”.

Shaiman mentioned the sequence made many changes to the script, which additionally featured Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis, to deepen the characters.

scene of "Some like it hot" on Broadway.
The musical is ready to open in December.

“The adjustments we have now needed to make (to the musical now) had been within the glorious place of ‘How will we make this shine? ‘” he defined.

“But it is by no means like, ‘What are we going to do now?’ So I slept, however the whole lot I say I think like cursing.

A scene from the musical "Some like it hot."
The musical stars Tony winner Christian Borle (left).
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Like the movie, the musical follows the tale of suffering Jazz Age musicians all over Prohibition – however now options black actors and updates the style theme.

The display additionally offers with the movie’s immortal final line – “no person’s very best” – in a “very glorious means”, Shaiman teased.

Shaiman, who lately scored Billy Eichner’s romantic comedy “Bros,” additionally wowed the group on the star-studded celebration with a efficiency of the display’s name quantity.

“Some Like It Hot” is lately in preview and opens on December 11.

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