Possessed Cars, Killer Clowns and More: 6 Stephen King Books That Should Be Musicals

News   Possessed Cars, Killer Clowns and More: 6 Stephen King Books That Should Be Musicals
 
By now we’ve all heard that Misery is being adapted for the Broadway stage. Is it a musical? No. Should it be? Yes. By all means, yes.

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Stephen King

All Stephen King novels should be musicals (hello, immersive Carrie!). The material — passion, rage, the afterlife — just lends itself easily to music. And, let's face it, who wouldn't want to see dancing vampires onstage? Oh, wait... 

Click through to see which Stephen King musicals should come to the Great White Way.

Christine the Musical!

"The Finest Smell in the World"
"Twisted Every Way"
"Love Has a Voracious Appetite"
"Hey, Grill, Hey"
"When I Look Into Your Headlights"
"Look Out, That Car’s Possessed!"


"Sing, my angel!"

It the Musical!

"The Loser Club, Membership Full"
"Oh What a Circus"
"That Time My Brother Died"
"I’m Every Nightmare You’ve Ever Had. Except for That One Where Your Teeth Fall Out"
"The Last Laugh is Evil"
"Look Out, That Clown’s Possessed!"


Fa-la-la-aaaahhhhhh!!!!

Children of the Corn the Musical!

"Outlander! Outlander! We Have Your Woman!"
"Folks in Gatlin Got Religion, But They Ain’t Got No Phones"
"It’s Not the End of the World...Yet"
"Nobody Really Knows He Who Walks Behind The Rows, A Lament"
"Look Out, That Kid’s Possessed!"


One, Two, Three, Kick. One, Two, Three, Kill

Pet Sematary the Musical!

"Don’t Mess with the Micmac"
"If It Was Just a Dream, Why are There Pine Needles in My Bed?"
"That Time My Sister Died/Memory"
"Look Out, That Cat’s Possessed!"
"Look Out, So’s That Kid!"


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Salem’s Lot the Musical!

"I’m Dying to Get Out of This Town"
"Damned for All Time"
"Don’t Open the Window!"
"Oh, Dem Smolderin’ Bones!"
"Look Out, That Kid’s Possessed, Too!"


Find your light...wait...no, don’t.

Firestarter the Musical!

"P-Y-R-O-K-I-N-E-S-I-S"
"With One Look"
"Is It Hot in Here or Are My Arms on Fire?"
"No, Seriously, All These Kids Are Possessed!"


“Never work with kids or animals.”

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