Category Archives: Musical
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Tony Kushner, Arthur Laurents
Stars: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Rita Moreno
An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.
Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Edmond Rostand, Erica Schmidt
Stars: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ben Mendelsohn, Monica Dolan
Too self-conscious to woo Roxanne himself, wordsmith Cyrano de Bergerac helps young Christian nab her heart through love letters.
Director: Lear Debessonet, Alex Rudzinski
Writers: Thomas Meehan
Stars: Nicole Scherzinger, Taraji P. Henson, Megan Hilty, Harry Connick Jr., Celina Smith
A young orphan opens the heart of billionaire Sir Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks.
Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Writers: Steven Levenson, Jonathan Larson
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua Henry
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.
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Writers: Steven Levenson
Stars: Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Adams, Danny Pino
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.
Director: Jonathan Butterell
Writers: Tom MacRae, Dan Gillespie Sells
Stars: Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, Sarah Lancashire, Shobna Gulati, Richard E. Grant
Feature film adaptation of the musical about a teenager from Sheffield, England who wants to be a drag queen.
Director: Leos Carax
Writers: Ron Mael, Russell Mael
Stars: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell, Sinay Bavurhe
A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a 2 year old daughter with a surprising gift.
Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera
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.
Director: Roman White
Writers: Kali Bailey, Alan Powell, Alan Powell
Stars: Kevin Quinn, Bailee Madison, Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling, Sherri Shepherd
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.
Writers: Dallas Clayton, Sia, Sia
Stars: Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Maddie Ziegler
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.