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‘The Prom’ Choreographer Casey Nicholaw Shares How Transferred Broadway Musical Moves to Netflix’s Adaptation

When Ryan Murphy called Broadway choreographer Casey Nicholaw to oversee the dance numbers on his film adaptation of “The Prom,” about a group of self-absorbed theater actors who go to a conservative Indiana town to support a lesbian high school student’s dating choice, it was a sort of return engagement. After all, Nicholaw, whose credits […]
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‘The Prom’ Costume Designer Lou Eyrich on Dressing Meryl Streep and James Corden

Lou Eyrich calls herself one of the “luckiest designers in town.” The Emmy-winning costume designer and producer is part of Ryan Murphy’s go-to team when it comes to creating the look of his shows. Eyrich worked on Murphy’s recent “Hollywood” and “Ratched,” as well as “The Boys in the Band” and “The Prom,” which is […]
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New Movies to Watch This Week: Double Meryl in ‘The Prom’ and ‘Let Them All Talk’

Normally, this would be the time of year when audiences could choose between big, glossy popcorn movies and the prestigious art films out for Oscar glory. But of course, COVID-19 has upended the release schedule and extended the awards season a few months longer into 2021. But before you despair, just think how fortunate you […]
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‘The Prom’ Producer Adam Anders on Working With Ryan Murphy, Getting Meryl Streep to Rap: ‘She Had Swagger’

Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of “The Prom” is now streaming on Netflix, bringing the songs of Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin to the screen in all their glittered glory. Producer Adam Anders, whose work with Murphy traces back to “Glee,” was tasked with recording the soundtrack. He spoke to Variety about adding a creative stamp to an […]
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‘The Prom’ Cinematographer Matthew Libatique Shot the Musical Adaptation With an Eye Toward Realism

Cinematographer Matthew Libatíque has become known for his signature use of anamorphic lenses and working with light to add realism to his images. But for Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom,” the screen adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical that premieres Dec. 11 on Netflix, he changed the approach. This time, he went with spherical lenses because […]
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Movie Musicals Are Bringing Ariana DeBose From the Stage to the Screen

During its Broadway run, “The Prom” was something of a fan-favorite among theater lovers — and nobody knows that better than Ariana DeBose. She was one those fans. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: “Oh darling, I saw it three times,” the Tony-nominated actor (“Summer,” “Hamilton”) said on the latest episode of Stagecraft, Variety‘s theater podcast. […]
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‘The Prom’ Star Ariana DeBose on Being Afro-Latina, Her Cultural Impact and ‘West Side Story’

Star-in-the-making Ariana DeBose is ready to redefine what it means to be Latino, or how she identifies as Afro-Latina. “You cannot just boil down what it is to be Latino in one thing,” she says. “Observing the industry…Rita Moreno, my Queen, she’s been the standard and it’s a very specific look, which hasn’t necessarily allowed […]
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‘The Prom’ Review: Ryan Murphy Turns a Message Musical About Tolerance Into a Fizzy and Elating Showbiz High

Among the shiny, bouncy, madly infectious musical numbers that are a big part of what make Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom” such an old-fashioned newfangled blast, one of the show-stopping highlights is “Love Thy Neighbor,” which Trent (Andrew Rannells), a struggling Broadway drama queen who has landed on the distant planet known as small-town Indiana, sings […]
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‘The Prom’ Trailer: The Glitz and Glamor of Broadway Fights Against Prejudice in Indiana

Even though the United States has made a lot of progress when it comes to giving members of the LGBTQ community the respect and equality they deserve, there are still plenty of places with small town mindsets who need a little push in the right direction. That’s exactly what happens in Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix movie The Prom when a teenage girl (newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman) wants to bring her girlfriend (Ariana DeBose) to the prom in her small Indiana town, but the PTA board votes against it. Wh...
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‘The Prom’ Trailer: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and More Bring Broadway Hit to Netflix

It’s time to go to prom. On Thanksgiving, Netflix debuted the first trailer for Ryan Murphy’s movie adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Prom,” set for release on Dec. 11. The 2018 Broadway musical is based on an original concept from Jack Viertel with music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The performance […]
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Listen to Meryl Streep Rap in Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Prom’, and Despair

It’s been a very rough year. We’re almost at the end, folks, but if you thought we were going to make it to 2021 without having to hear Meryl Streep rap, you were sorely mistaken. Streep is one of the cast members of The Prom, Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin, and Matthew Sklar‘s award-winning, Tony-nominated Broadway musical, and as is par for the course with most stage-to-screen adaptations, there’s a new original song not featured in the Broadway production. It’s called ...
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‘The Prom’ Could Dance at the Oscars With Meryl Streep Rapping Her Way to Another Nomination

Director Ryan Murphy’s upcoming adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Prom” is timely, making strides for diversity and inclusion. With an all-star ensemble and two breakout stars in Jo Ellen Pellman and Ariana DeBose, the Netflix feature is in prime position to hit the zeitgeist when viewers begin streaming it in December. “The Prom” can […]
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Meryl Streep, James Corden, Jo Ellen Pellman Set for Lead Oscar Submission for ‘The Prom’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In a year that has given us many large film ensembles, Netflix’s “The Prom” is another awards season hopeful that could crack multiple acting categories. In an exclusive to Variety, Netflix has confirmed the acting submissions for the upcoming Academy Awards. Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman will campaign for lead […]
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Ryan Murphy on Why ‘The Prom’ Is Perfect for Our Time and Meryl Streep Rapping

Ryan Murphy saw a January 2019 Broadway production of “The Prom” at the Longacre Theatre, and he knew right away that he wanted to make a film adaptation under his production deal at Netflix. Very quickly, it received the green light. By early February he had all the actors, producers and a plan to begin […]
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Golden Globes Predictions: Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical) – ‘The Prom’ Set to Dominate?

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year's contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]
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The Prom Teaser Trailer Previews Netflix’s Star-Studded Musical Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Prom Teaser Trailer Previews Netflix’s Star-Studded Musical Film Netflix has released The Prom teaser trailer for Emmy winning-creator Ryan Murphy’s upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical comedy, providing us with a preview of film’s extravagant musical numbers and star-studded cast led by Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. Also starring newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman, the film will be available for streaming on December 11 and will also arrive in ...
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‘The Prom’ Trailer: Ryan Murphy Has a Full Blown Glitzy and Glamorous Musical Here

It’s been a little while since we had a full-blown musical on the big screen. Unfortunately, with studios still hesitant to send movie to theaters due to the coronavirus, that will probably be the case for a little while longer. But Netflix will help remedy that by sending Ryan Murphy‘s big adaptation of the Broadway musical The Prom to limited theaters and their streaming library on the same day in December, and the first trailer has just arrived. Prepare for a lot of glitz and glamour, folks....
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‘The Prom’ Trailer Celebrates Movies and Broadway With a Musical Cast

Netflix has released the first official trailer for Ryan Murphy’s musical “The Prom.” Showcasing an all-star cast that includes Academy Award winners Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman, along with Emmy winner James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Ariana DeBose and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman, the film looks to bring lots of energy to the holiday season. “I […]
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‘The Prom’ First Look: Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman Star in Ryan Murphy’s LGBTQ Musical

It’s going to be a night to remember, especially if Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and James Corden are involved in your high school prom. Streep, Kidman, Cordman, and other big-name stars are among the cast members in Ryan Murphy‘s feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated LGBTQ musical The Prom, which debuts on Netflix this December. See The Prom first look images. The Prom First Look It feels like Ryan Murphy has not stopped working since he signed his massive Netflix deal, churnin...
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Ryan Murphy and Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ Sets December Release Date

It’s time to go to prom later this year. Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix adaptation of “The Prom” will release on Dec. 11, the acclaimed creator announced on Instagram on Sunday. “On December 11, let Netflix take you to the Prom you didn’t get this year,” Murphy wrote on Instagram with a flashy sign highlighting its […]
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Kerry Washington Joins Star-Studded Cast of Ryan Murphy’s The Prom

Kerry Washington joins star-studded cast of Ryan Murphy’s The Prom According to Deadline, Kerry Washington has joined Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical The Prom. The actress joins Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Ariana Grande, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells in the film. Production is set to begin this December, with a planned release date in the fall of 2020 to get in on potential for awards season. Set in Indiana, The Prom follows the st...
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Film News Roundup: Kerry Washington Joins Netflix Adaptation of ‘The Prom’

In today’s film news roundup, Kerry Washington gets a musical role, Marvel’s production chief and Naomi Watts are honored and an app offers a Spanish-language version of “The Addams Family.” CASTING Kerry Washington has joined the star-studded cast for the upcoming Netflix movie “The Prom,” an adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical. The cast includes […]
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How Broadway’s ‘The Prom’ Is Fostering LGBTQ Acceptance

Before seeing the Broadway musical “The Prom,” the father of one cast member was prejudiced about the LGBTQ community. After seeing the show, he now goes after homophobic trolls on the web. “He has completely changed his mind,” says “The Prom” song and book writer Chad Beguelin. “He said, ‘Your show got to me.’ And […]
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‘The Prom’: How the Little Show That Could Found Its Way to the Tonys Dance

Does a Broadway musical still count as an underdog if it’s got über-producer Ryan Murphy in its corner? It does if it’s “The Prom,” the labor of love from a team of Broadway veterans that’s carving out a place for itself as an original story on a street full of familiar titles and well-known brands. […]
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Tony Awards Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown,’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud,’ ‘Tootsie’ Dominate

“Hadestown” a scruffy take on Greek mythology, dominated the Tony Award nominations, picking up a leading 14 nods on Tuesday, including one for best musical. “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” a celebration of the music of the Temptations, and “Tootsie,” an update of the comedy classic that’s earned critical raves, were close behind with 12 […]
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Tony Nominations 2019: 7 Burning Questions About This Year’s Race

It’s go time: Tony season officially kicks off bright and early tomorrow morning (8:30 a.m. ET) when “Hamilton” alum Brandon Victor Dixon and two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth take to the podium at the Library of the Performing Arts in Manhattan to announce the nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards. Here are all of our […]
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‘The Prom’ Broadway Musical is Getting a Netflix Movie Adaptation From Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy can’t get enough of those high school musicals. After starting a minor phenomenon with his fun but flawed Fox series Glee, Murphy is returning to those hallowed halls of high school to get ready for The Prom. The hit Broadway musical comedy directed and choreographed by Tony Award winning director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin) is getting turned into a movie, with Murphy set to develop the project as part of his multi-year deal with Netflix. No one wants to go back t...
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The Prom Broadway Musical Getting Film Adaptation at Netflix

The Prom Broadway musical getting film adaptation at Netflix Glee creator Ryan Murphy took to Instagram to officially announce that he is in the process of developing the hit Broadway musical comedy The Prom into a feature film for Netflix. The Broadway hit was directed and choreographed by Tony Award winning director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRef...
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Ryan Murphy just asked Netflix to ‘The Prom,’ and we think they make a great couple

The out-gay producer of groundbreaking queer-themed shows will produce an adaptation of the popular Broadway musical.
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Ryan Murphy Adapting ‘The Prom’ Musical For Netflix, Also Hosting Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg Fundraisers

Ryan Murphy continues to be one of the busiest people in show business. Not only did he just announce he will be adapting the Broadway musical “The Prom” as a Netflix movie, but he also told Variety that he’s holding fundraisers for presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg. “I’m having a benefit for Kamala […]
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