Musicals and Netflix: they’re an ideal duet! The streaming platform is dwelling to a surprisingly giant variety of musical motion pictures from conventional song-and-dance flicks to music documentaries and even just a few TV comedies that lovingly skewer the style whilst they mine it for materials. As numerous as these choices are, all of them have one factor in widespread: a heartfelt perception within the unimaginable storytelling-power of music.
Lately, Netflix has actually beefed up its collection of musicals. In 2020, the streamer launched its adaptation of “The Promenade,” directed by Ryan Murphy. This 12 months, Netflix nabbed an Oscar nominations for Andrew Garfield’s flip in 2021’s “Tick, Tick . . . Growth!,” directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda. On Aug. 12, they’re releasing their model of “13: The Musical,” and this fall, the streamer will even launch a movie model of the Broadway musical “Matilda.”
When you’re in search of the sort of leisure you’ll be able to sing alongside to, you have undoubtedly come to the correct place. We have rounded up a collection of the most effective musical motion pictures and TV reveals on Netflix, so whether or not you are seeking to rewatch an outdated favourite or uncover one thing new, you are positive to search out one thing to look at tonight!
— Further reporting by Haley Lyndes and Tasha Dowbachuk