8 touring productions to see this summer before they end their runs

Is four movie adaptations sufficient for one season?

Ben Joyce and Cory English of 'Back to the Future' perform onstage at The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals
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This summer's theater crowd pleasers include musicalized adaptations of the iconic movies "Back to the Future" and "Mrs. Doubtfire" plus Kristin Chenoweth's return to the musical stage. Summer will be a warm one; the stage lights will be running even hotter.

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Scott Hocker is an award-winning freelance writer and editor at The Week Digital. He has written food, travel, culture and lifestyle stories for local, national and international publications for more than 20 years. Scott also has more than 15 years of experience creating, implementing and managing content initiatives while working across departments to grow companies. His most recent editorial post was as editor-in-chief of Liquor.com. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of Tasting Table and a senior editor at San Francisco magazine.