Yet another adaptation of A Christmas Carol graces our screens, though its concerns are a world away from those of the Dickens original.
I’m happy again: A pandemic-induced move to virtual music theatre presents a paradigm shift for the genre, yet reveals surprising benefits in facilitating new access to music in community.
Today she is most recognised for roles in Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, but Julie Andrews made her professional West End debut at the age of 12.
Most of Garland’s films are strikingly void of musical numbers that exist purely for their own sake. Her talents as an actor and singer would shape the movie musical for decades.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical has long inspired controversy for how it depicts the story of Jesus of Nazareth.
The Power of the Dog may have lead the pack when it came to nominations, but the big winner of the night was the understated CODA.
First staged in 2008, Shane Warne: The Musical is an overwhelmingly faithful rendering of Warne’s life, staging both his triumphs and his downfalls.
Adapting a stage musical to the big screen is never simple, and can often go disastrously wrong. Here’s our expert’s opinions on what works and what doesn’t.
Gangs have changed in the decades since ‘West Side Story’ first came out – they are deadlier, and their demographics are different – as are the means law enforcement use to control them.
In 2011, I established a Sondheim repertory theatre company. I didn’t expect his death to hit me as hard as it has.
A stage musical adaptation is just the newest addition to the cottage industry which is Round The Twist nostalgia.
The new film In The Heights draws on almost 100 years of movie musical choreography. Here are some highlights.
A formula found often in nature, many artists believe that following the golden ratio leads to the most aesthetically pleasing work. It can also accidentally turn up in musicals.
There are a host of stage musicals set for film adaptation in the coming year and they are sure to draw big
It was a box office flop, panned by critics. But in using the songs of the Beatles to craft a story of Vietnam-era America, Julie Taymor reinvigorated the film musical.
Alexander Hamilton’s commitment to a well-funded national army and his support for territorial expansion had grave repercussions for the Indigenous Nations west of the Appalachians.
It may have a diverse cast but it erases the Black and Indigenous people who were there in the room and relegates women to the sidelines.
Nothing passes the time like a singalong to some classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster portrayal of Alexander Hamilton, one of the most colourful founding fathers, opens this month in Toronto.
There are many reasons the movie version of Cats has flopped, not least the unfortunate way in which various characters have been assigned racial characteristics.