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Australian trailer and release date for romantic musical Cyrano
Peter Dinklage shows off his panache—and pipes!—in this sweeping screen musical.
So may we start? The bonkers musical Annette is now streaming
Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard sing songs penned by Sparks, directed by French auteur Leos Carax.
Diana: The Musical is so tasteless and yet so precious it feels like a cosmic mistake
Yep, it’s a stage musical about Princess Diana. Is it good? Is it even a good idea?
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a family-friendly drag high school musical
From West End to Prime Video, this sugary-sweet musical for all ages is proof that drag has made it mainstream.
Musical phenomenon Dear Evan Hansen will arrive in cinemas later this year
This tearjerking movie musical stars Ben Platt, reprising the Broadway role that won him a Tony.
Trailer and release date for Cinderella, starring Camila Cabello as our fairytale heroine
The pop princess gets royal for real in a subversive update of the fairytale for Prime Video.
Sparks tell us about the birth of their Cannes-winning musical Annette
“We didn’t want this to be sort of a traditional Broadway musical.”
Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul, is now playing in select Australian cinemas
With a big voice and a slew of soulful hits, Aretha Franklin comes to life in this long-awaited biopic.
From vampires to glam-rock Hitler: the 15 all-time weirdest movie musicals
Includes organ-harvesting, vampires, shoes and… snooker?
You’ll never see another movie like one-of-a-kind musical Annette
it’s something of a miracle that Annette exists at all.
Trailer and release date for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story
A new Tony, a new Maria, but all the same swoon-worthy yearning of Leonard Bernstein’s 1960s musical.
Vivo is a colourful Cuban love song, celebrating family and music itself in a major key
Lin-Manuel Miranda brings his usual Broadway flair to this Netflix adventure, and voices its too-cute protagonist to boot.
The animated Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Vivo is about to land on Netflix
One song – and one adorable yellow kinkijou – can change everything in this Netflix family gem.
8 movies arriving in cinemas in August that we’re excited about
Singing puppet babies! Matt Damon with a goatee! Hooked monsters! The Queen of Soul!
In The Heights is a sentimental North Side Story with infectious Latin rhythm
It’s a little long and a little sweet – but this big-hearted melodrama is certain to warm you up.
Here’s where you can watch the first 8 minutes of In The Heights
Already called the US’s “movie of the summer”, this hip-hop musical might just warm up our Aussie winter.
90s girl group comedy Girls5Eva is now streaming on Stan
The 90s are back – for better or worse – in this sitcom about one-hit-wonders returning to the stage
Happy 25th birthday Romeo + Juliet! Is this the best Shakespeare adaptation?
Music, rich visuals, Leo DiCaprio smiling at Claire Danes through the glass of a fish tank….what’s not to like?
The 10 best family movie musicals on Disney+
From Hamilton, to High School Musical, to the unforgettable animated musicals you wore out as a kid.
Australian trailer and release date for Music, Sia’s debut movie musical
Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr, and Maddie Ziegler star in this inspiring musical directed by Sia herself.
Australian trailer and release date: High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special
Yet another colon has been added to the unwieldy but hilarious High School Musical reboot series.
The Prom is both campy and cheesy — and that’s an overpowering combination
Expect gaudy lights, blindingly colourful clothes and Meryl Streep and James Corden singing up a storm.