Snowed In? Here Are 5 Awesome Broadway Movies to Binge-Watch on Netflix Tonight
2014-01-20 CATEGORY: Broadway
Are you snowed in and looking for something to do? Are you itching for a fix of Broadway entertainment and can't wait for summer at Starlight Theatre? Well Starlight's here to help and offer some great movies to watch on Netflix instead of shoveling the driveway or making a snowman. So, stay inside, cuddle up under a snuggly blanket and watch a couple movies with Starlight!
Shrek the Musical
The greatest fairy tale never told gets a musical makeover in this colorful, Tony Award-winning Broadway production based on the hit movie. The film's lovable characters come to life as never before through a fantastic score of 17 all-new songs.
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall
After global success, Andrew Lloyd Webber's hugely popular musical drama is captured on film in a lavish production staged at the Royal Albert Hall. The program features original cast appearances and several of the play's most acclaimed Phantoms.
Company: A Musical Comedy
Filmed live, this revival of the Broadway hit follows swinging Manhattan bachelor Bobby, who ponders the value of a committed relationship while celebrating his 35th birthday among married friends.
Into The Woods
Stephen Sondheim's Tony-winning musical proves that fairy tales don't end at "happily ever after." An assortment of well-known characters from "Little Red Riding Hood," "Cinderella" and "Jack and the Beanstalk" head into the woods for a variety of reasons, but they soon discover a common enemy -- an angry giant who threatens to trample them all. A stand-out cast from the original Broadway production includes Bernadette Peters and Joanna Gleason.
Chris Columbus's faithful adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical set in New York's East Village boasts a slew of stars from the show's original Broadway cast, including Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs and Jesse L. Martin. Based on Puccini's opera "La boheme," the story follows a group of scrappy bohemians who face true love, broken hearts, drug addiction and AIDS -- and paying rent to high-powered oppressors.