How does The Bodyguard musical fit into the curve?

Earlier this week, I was walking through London’s West End on my way to a meeting with my editor. As I walked past the Adelphi theatre on the Strand, a 40 foot high collection of shimmering silver disks caught my eye. Over the top was emblazoned the words The Bodyguard.

I remember The Bodyguard movie well. For those of you who are too young, it was released in 1992. It starred singer Whitney Houston as a famous singer and the then-very-bankable Kevin Costner as her bodyguard. The film was entirely predicatable, although its signature tune, I will always love you, was #1 in the US for 14 weeks, a record at the time.

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