In height, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical makes its way into theaters today. The show first opened on Broadway in 2008, and a film adaptation was flagged off almost immediately. It’s taken over a decade for adaptations to hit the silver screen, and that decade has been filled with some of the biggest movie musicals.
of 2016 La la Land Prizes flowed left and right. Mama Mia! here we go again A classic revived in 2018. Theaters are also full of various musical biopics as in 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody and 2019 rocket Man. There haven’t been such big-budget film musicals since the genre’s golden age in the 1950s.
After a year and a half of widespread closure of Covid-19, movie theaters are now opening their doors across the world. People are looking for a reason to return, and the magic of In height provides just that. Some people think that this musical film will usher in a new golden age.
In height The first was the musical from producer Lin-Manuel Miranda, who these days is known for his groundbreaking work hamilton. Unless you’ve spent the last half-decade or so on a desert island, chances are you’re well aware of the music from the founding of America. This was without a doubt the hottest show when it came to Broadway. The performance filmed on Disney+ has fueled its popularity.
Quiara Alegria Hudes worked with and wrote the book for Lin-Manuel Miranda In height. He recently spoke with author Hannah Flint about the power of music. “Music has staying power because they are not only their own subgenres – they incorporate contemporary and different styles of music that is only for the benefit of the audience,” she said.
Hudes explained that it is part of human nature to respond to music and rhythm. Our own hearts beat in rhythm, so it’s literally a part of our physiology. When times are tough, people turn to music for relaxation, comfort and enjoyment. This is the reason why the first golden age of film music came after the end of World War II. Maybe that’s why music is making a resurgence now.
When Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quora Alegria Hooded In height, they wanted to break the notion of a hero as a hero. Hoods said, “We rise and fall together. Community is the dominant character”. The centralization of the community at this time is far more impressive than it was in 2008.
Why go to the theater when you can watch the same movie at home? This is the question many people are asking themselves in the wake of the pandemic, and filmmakers and theaters will have to work together to answer it. Theater as a community and cultural experience needs a new emphasis. Music has more powerful properties when experienced with a group of other people.
Talking with Hannah Flint, John M. Chu, Director In height “At this point in time, I feel like people are plugging in something, because words just aren’t enough to get us through this time,” the film said. He expressed his hope that the joyous depiction of a community coming together In height Inspiring people to build stronger communities in our post-pandemic world.
In height Lin-Manuel won’t be Miranda’s last musical. his film later this year Tick, tick… BOOM! will land On Netflix and in select theaters. Whether this is the dawn of a new golden age for music remains to be seen, but we are all grateful for the songs in some way.
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