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That show, however, is a non-biographical jukebox musical, like Mamma Mia!
The story by book writer Alexander Dinelaris doesn't simply exist to prop up the songs, something so many jukebox musicals are guilty of.
In the jukebox musical Beautiful, the immensely likable central character both writes and (eventually) performs the songs.
Still, this is fundamentally a jukebox musical which just happens to have the best song catalog of all time.
Past productions have approached Chris D'Arienzo's 2005 jukebox musical as an affectionate spoof of 80s hair metal, with a secondary streak of self-parody running through it.
In a lot of jukebox musicals, the music is just put in for maximum nostalgic effect.
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