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Day 9: In Which I Will Pretend I Am Smart

Thursdays are my day off, so instead of talking about the events of today, I'll talk a bit about the shows that the Stage Righters are putting on this camp.

Analyzing the similarities and differences between stage and film adaptations is a complex topic that is worthy of Actual Research itself, so to keep this blog post brief, I will only touch on a few details for each show.

The 2002 movie was my introduction to Chicago, when a friend let me borrow her VHS tape of it in high school. It's been a while since then, so I'll focus on the changes I remember.

When adapting a stage show for film, so many concerns come into play, especially framing each shot. Whereas the audience of a theater has a view of the whole stage at all time, the director of a movie must choose when to show