Category Archives: Musical

Cyrano

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical, Romance

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Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Edmond Rostand, Erica Schmidt
Stars: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ben Mendelsohn, Monica Dolan
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12889404/

Too self-conscious to woo Roxanne himself, wordsmith Cyrano de Bergerac helps young Christian nab her heart through love letters.

Annie Live!

Release 2021

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical

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Director: Lear Debessonet, Alex Rudzinski
Writers: Thomas Meehan
Stars: Nicole Scherzinger, Taraji P. Henson, Megan Hilty, Harry Connick Jr., Celina Smith
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14635982/

A young orphan opens the heart of billionaire Sir Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks.

Tick, Tick... Boom

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Writers: Steven Levenson, Jonathan Larson
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua Henry
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8721424/

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Dear Evan Hansen

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical

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Director: Stephen Chbosky
Writers: Steven Levenson
Stars: Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Adams, Danny Pino
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9357050/

Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: Jonathan Butterell
Writers: Tom MacRae, Dan Gillespie Sells
Stars: Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, Sarah Lancashire, Shobna Gulati, Richard E. Grant
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8635092/

Feature film adaptation of the musical about a teenager from Sheffield, England who wants to be a drag queen.

Annette

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical, Romance

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Director: Leos Carax
Writers: Ron Mael, Russell Mael
Stars: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell, Sinay Bavurhe
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6217926/

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a 2 year old daughter with a surprising gift.

In the Heights

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical, Romance

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Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1321510/

The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop. The likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.

A Week Away

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Family, Musical

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Director: Roman White
Writers: Kali Bailey, Alan Powell, Alan Powell
Stars: Kevin Quinn, Bailee Madison, Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling, Sherri Shepherd
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11388278/

Nowhere left to go, Will Hawkins finds himself at camp for the first time. His instinct is to run, but he finds a friend, a father figure and even a girl who awakens his heart. Most of all, he finally finds a home.

Music

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical

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Director: Sia
Writers: Dallas Clayton, Sia, Sia
Stars: Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Maddie Ziegler
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7541720/

Zu is newly sober when she receives news that she is to become the sole guardian of her half-sister named Music, a young girl on the autism spectrum. The film explores two of Sia's favorite themes: finding your voice and creating family.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

Release 2020

Genre Family, Fantasy, Musical

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Director: David E. Talbert
Writer: David E. Talbert
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Hugh Bonneville, Anika Noni Rose, Madalen Mills
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7736496/

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

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