13 Best Movie Musicals You Can Stream Right Now
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- As a lifelong fan and student of musical theater, I love the escapism that musicals can offer.
- Streaming services like HBO Max, Netflix, and Disney Plus have plenty of musicals to stream.
- Some of my favorites that you can watch right now include “Cabaret”, “Dreamgirls” and “Rent”.
2021 has been a huge year for musicals, with over 10 new musicals released by major studios and streaming services. This cinematic musical renaissance introduced me to new films while revisiting many of my old favorites.
I studied acting in college, took musical theater classes, and had the chance to work on productions of two classic musicals, as well as generally being a fan. I could tell you about choreography styles, song types, orchestrations, the history of musical theater, and more.
Based on my love for the genre and my extensive knowledge of musical theater, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite musicals that you can stream right now. My picks include classics, contemporary stage-to-film adaptations, and musicals filmed live on Broadway stages. Some recent releases, like “West Side Story” and “Tick…Tick…Boom!” are even up for multiple Oscar nominations.
If you’re looking for a good movie with catchy tunes and great dance numbers, check out my picks for the 13 best musicals you can stream right now.