Steven Spielberg Says He’s Done Directing Musicals After ‘West Side Story’

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “West Side Story” has earned rave reviews and plenty of Oscar buzz, with fans and critics praising Spielberg’s technical mastery and ability to make the 60-year-old musical feel relevant today.

It’s one of Spielberg’s biggest directorial successes in recent memory, but don’t expect the director to helm more Broadway classics anytime soon.Variety has reported that Spielberg spoke at a PGA Awards breakfast on Saturday, where he was nominated for “West Side Story.” And while he had nothing but good things to say about his experience directing the film, he said it will be his only musical as a director.For decades, Spielberg has spoken about his desire to direct a musical, citing it as the only genre he hadn’t tackled in a career that included everything from “Jurassic Park” to “Schindler’s List.” It appears that “West Side Story” definitively scratched that itch for him,

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