‘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
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
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
‘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
‘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
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
‘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
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
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
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
‘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
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
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
How to watch ‘Cats’ 2019 online
The musical event of the season will have you feline fine.
On Mar 17, 2020 by Jaime Carrillo