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In this 2004 photo, Michael McGrath as Patsy

In this 2004 photo, Michael McGrath as Patsy kneels behind Tim Curry as King Arthur in a production photo from the musical "Monty Python's Spamalot," at New York's Shubert Theatre. (Credit: Joan Marcus)

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9 longest-running Broadway musicals adapted from movies

Sony and 20th Century Fox both have deals with Broadway producers to create musicals based on films. They're not all hits on the live stage, but "Beauty and the Beast," "Mary Poppins" and more productions have seen lasting success. Talk a look at the longest-running musicals that were movies first.

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