If something characterizes the movies of Disney+, aimed at a family audience, is that they are full of catchy and fun songs. Productions like Frozen O Moana could perfectly be considered as musicals. But if you feel like watching films that originally debuted as plays or were intended for adult audiences, these are the four options you cannot miss out on. streaming platform.
+4 musicals to see on Disney +
4. Into The Woods
Surely you know the story of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood or Rapunzel. What if those iconic characters were connected to a new story? That same they wondered James Lapine y Stephen Sondheim, who wrote the libretto and the music respectively for an acclaimed musical in Broadway. Later, the success was brought to the big screen under the direction of Rob Marshall and starred Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine y Tracey Ullman.
Filmed live at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood, California, the musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, the leader of a group of teenage shouts who dream of a better life away from the streets. When two journalism titans raise prices at the expense of the boys, Jack finds a cause to fight for. It takes place in New York, shortly before the 20th century and is based on a true story. Its protagonists are Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser y Andrew Keenan-Bolger.
2. The Greatest Showman
It is always a good time to see again in Disney+ this movie starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya y Keala Settle. It is a musical inspired by PT Barnum, that visionary who, throughout his life, had the goal of creating the greatest show in the world, a show and celebration of his overflowing imagination that captivated audiences all over the planet.
The great Broadway phenomenon created by Lin-Manuel Miranda came to Disney+ with a film that presents the story of Alexander Hamilton and the birth of the United States. It is defined as an exhibition of the past with the gaze of the present and is, without a doubt, a before and after in musical theater. Also participating are Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Leslie Odom Jr., Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Phillipa Soo.
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