Category Archives: Musical

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.

Hamilton

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Thomas Kail
Writers: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow
Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr. ,Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Chris Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8503618/

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Filmed live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original Broadway cast.

Valley Girl

Release 2020

Genre Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg
Writers: Amy Talkington, Andrew Lane, Wayne Crawford
Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Chloe Bennet, Mae Whitman, Judy Greer, Peyton List
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1266036/

Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.

Yesterday

Release 2019

Genre Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

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Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Jack Barth, Richard Curtis
Stars: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8079248/

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Descendants 3

Release 2019

Genre Adventure, Family, Musical

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Director: Kenny Ortega
Writers: Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott
Stars: Cameron Boyce, Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8022928/

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Fisherman's Friends

Release 2019

Genre Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: Chris Foggin
Writers: Piers Ashworth, Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft
Stars: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1648186/

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.

Rocketman

Release 2019

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Dexter Fletcher
Writers: Lee Hall
Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2066051/

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

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