Monday, November 30, 2020

"The Prom" - Time To Celebrate

"The Prom" is the new musical comedy feature, directed by Ryan Murphy and adapted to the screen from the 2018 Broadway musical starring Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells, Ariana DeBose, Kerry Washington and Jo Ellen Pellman, in theaters and streaming on Netflix, December 11, 2020:

"...'Dee Dee Allen' and 'Barry Glickman' are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers. Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student 'Emma Nolan' (Jo Ellen Pellman) is experiencing a very different kind of heartbreak: despite the support of the high school principal (Keegan-Michael Key), 'Mrs. Greene' (Kerry Washington) the head of the PTA has banned her from attending the prom with her girlfriend 'Alyssa' (Ariana DeBose) who is Mrs. Greene's daughter. 

"When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma's predicament is the perfect cause to help resurrect their public images, they hit the road with 'Angie Dickinson' (Nicole Kidman) and 'Trent Oliver' (Andrew Rannells), another pair of cynical actors looking for a professional lift. But when their self-absorbed celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome find their own lives upended as they rally to give Emma a night where she can truly celebrate who she is..."

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