Synopsis: A composer tries to get his latest musical onstage. (Streaming on Netflix) The movie’s title, tick,tick,…Boom! has nothing to do with explosives. Rather, it’s the title of a one-person show … Continue Reading Tick, Tick…Boom!
Synopsis: Strivers and dreamers sing and dance through Washington Heights. (Streaming on HBO Max.) After a year of masking and social distancing caused us to “miss” last summer, In the … Continue Reading In the Heights
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a whole lot of holiday foolishness. I believe it was intended to be entertaining “for the whole family.” If you like musicals with forgettable … Continue Reading Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Synopsis: Filmed stage production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton and his rise from poor orphan to major player in the American Revolutionary War and the nascent United States … Continue Reading Hamilton
Synopsis: Singing, dancing cats introduce themselves and discuss the upcoming “Jellicle Ball.” Cats is a fiasco that will make you question humanity’s responsibility to felines and the ethics of financing … Continue Reading Cats
Synopsis: Royal sisters Anna and Elsa journey into an enchanted forest to solve mysteries of the past. Pals Olaf the snowman, friend Kristoff and his reindeer Sven tag along. Preschool … Continue Reading Frozen 2
Synopsis: How Elton John found fame, got addicted and recovered Step right up, folks for the story of music legend Sir Elton John. I know, I know, not another … Continue Reading Rocketman
Synopsis: Mary Poppins returns to the Banks’ family to nanny for a new generation of Banks children with her signature blend of care and whimsy. London 1910 *** One sooty … Continue Reading Mary Poppins Returns
Synopsis: Boozy singer on the downswing discovers a singer with great pipes– Lady Gaga! Ready for a Big Hollywood Love Story? Something kind of gritty and kind of sweet? … Continue Reading A Star Is Born
Young Donna incites crowd to rebellion: We will overthrow the monarchy and install a metallic boot wearing Marxist collective! Synopsis: In the sequel to Mamma Mia! a woman’s adventurous youth is … Continue Reading Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Synopsis: A musical very loosely based on nineteenth century promoter and circus owner, PT Barnum. The Greatest Showman is a musical tribute to self-acceptance, inclusion and dreams coming true. Oddly … Continue Reading The Greatest Showman
Synopsis: A rude prince is cursed to live as a cool looking beast. He imprisons a young woman in his castle because her father took a rose from his … Continue Reading Beauty and the Beast
Synopsis: A jazz musician and an aspiring actress fall in love while chasing their dreams in LA. La La Land pairs charismatic actors Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as Sebastian, … Continue Reading La La Land
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