There are some films that seem like logical inspirations for Broadway musicals - such as Sister Act
, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
, and The Lion King
, to name just a few of the shows currently playing on the Great White Way. Barry Levinson
's 1982 coming-of-age dramedy Diner
doesn't seem like one of them. Although the film boasts an impressive soundtrack of midcentury classics, with hits by Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, ...