Of course, the EU may not be the only international organization you associate with a theatrical production, whether sad, humorous or tragic. NASA's intergalactic ambitions may bring to mind Starlight Express and NATO's childish brutishness — Bugsy Malone.
La La Land: If the European Union Was a Musical, What Would It Be?
10:51 GMT 24.01.2017 (Updated: 13:11 GMT 13.06.2020)
© AP Photo / Joel RyanActors Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone pose for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film 'La La Land' in London, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
© AP Photo / Joel Ryan
2016 was a year of much drama for the European Union, as refugees and ordinary citizens can surely attest. For one, it had all the makings of a Greek tragedy whilst also, as Britain’s Brexit negotiating team demonstrated, it resembled a vaudeville farce. The question however is: if the EU was a musical, which one would it be?