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‘Fat suits are never okay’: Netflix’s ‘Matilda’ faces criticism for Emma Thompson’s Miss Trunchbull prosthetics

Relying on heavy makeup and prosthetics, Netflix's Miss Trunchbull is accused of reinforcing fatphobic stereotypes.

On Jun 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People are petitioning to bar James Corden from the ‘Wicked’ movie

Musical theater fans are sick of James Corden's shtick.

On Nov 8, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Ariana Grande’s old ‘Wicked’ tweet reemerges after she’s cast as Glinda

Plus, what is 'Wicked' actually about?

On Nov 5, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Broadway vs. film adaptation’ meme highlights ‘Dear Evan Hansen’s age discrepancy

It's a new spin on a months-long criticism.

On Sep 14, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Annette’ is a mesmerizing, weird musical—but it doesn’t always work

The film is now streaming on Amazon Prime.

On Aug 20, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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This week in streaming: ‘Annette’s musical puppet strings

Plus a review of 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and a look at 'Shang-Chi's marketing.

On Aug 18, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ trailer sparks memes about actors too old to play teenagers

Ben Platt is reprising his role from the Tony Award-winning musical.

On May 18, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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Broadway star Karen Olivo quits ‘Moulin Rouge’ over Scott Rudin abuse scandal

Rudin is an influential Hollywood/Broadway producer like Harvey Weinstein, but he isn't facing similar repercussions.

On Apr 15, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Meet the British TikToker turning U.S. politics into a musical

'Our politics are nowhere near as interesting.'

On Feb 24, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

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There’s now a ‘Bridgerton’ musical shaping up on TikTok

It gets at the heart of the angst and romance of Netflix's big hit.

On Jan 14, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’ is being turned into a benefit concert

The musical phenomenon on TikTok started with one hilarious song.

On Dec 9, 2020 by Esther Bell

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The ‘Hamilton’ cast on Disney+: Where are they now?

The 'Hamilton' cast have landed some impressive roles since leaving the show.

On Jul 3, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Universal will stream select musicals on YouTube

The shows will debut on Fridays and be available for 48 hours.

On Apr 2, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

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How to watch ‘Cats’ 2019 online

The musical event of the season will have you feline fine.

On Mar 17, 2020 by Jaime Carrillo

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The best musicals on Netflix (to sing along with)

Get your musical on.

On Oct 13, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio