Since “Death Becomes Her” premiered in 1992, the innovative film has become a cult classic. Legions of fans embrace its leading frenemies Madeline Ashton and Helen Sharp like they’re family. An oddball family, but still a treasured one.
No wonder so many people are over the moon that the film is being adapted for a life on stage. It’s as fresh and funny today as it was 30 years ago, with a laugh-out-loud story that’s bursting with high-glam dramatics and belly-laugh moments that scream for musicalization. With smart satire and sensational fantasy, “Death Becomes Her” is a terrific recipe for musical theater, one that will be a very funny and (oh-so-slightly) sinister thrill ride that’s going to wow audiences when it comes to Broadway.
Don’t take our word for it. As one of countless fans on Twitter put it: “I daydream on the daily about a ‘Death Becomes Her’ musical.”
At Serino Coyne, we know how to turn movie magic into a Broadway blockbuster. Our vocabulary embodies words like bombshell, glamour, can’t-miss and how did they do that? – we’re fluent in event-making. A musical mix of delightfully macabre comedy and eye-catching spectacle? That’s got our name written all over it.
We want “Death Becomes Her” to be the kind of musical that audiences will leave saying – in the immortal words of renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Ernest Menville — “These are the moments that make life worth living.”
There’s no need for a magic potion to make that happen. Let us tell you how.