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Movie: Hairspray Live!

A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 7, 2016 - 19 comments

Great Performances: And when my time is up, have I done enough? Will they tell our story?  Season 0, Ep 0

Tonight, the room where it happens will be PBS for the premiere of the Hamildoc: Hamilton's America, a documentary film about the musical, which needs no introduction, and the people and history behind its creation. The documentary features everyone from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Stephen Sondheim to Questlove to Barack Obama and offers an opportunity to see some of the original Broadway cast perform up close. It airs on your local PBS station tonight at 9pm (check local listings) and will stream live on Facebook at 9pm Eastern time, and from your PBS Anywhere app.
posted by zachlipton on Oct 21, 2016 - 40 comments

Special Event: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

Laverne Cox stars in Rocky Horror Picture Show: LDTWA, a new tv movie version of the low-budget '70s cult movie musical. Folks are welcome to get their audience partici...pation on in here.
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 20, 2016 - 22 comments

Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox

Is anyone planning to post a thread for tonight's Rocky Horror Picture Show remake on Fox? Should the thread go up after the show as per Fanfare custom, or should this be a live-blog as per RHPS tradition?
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 20, 2016 - 8 comments

Steven Universe: Mindful Education  Season 4, Ep 4

Steven and Connie deal with some of the psychological effects of working with the Crystal Gems. Sequences done by guest animator Takafumi Hori!
posted by Small Dollar on Aug 25, 2016 - 28 comments

Steven Universe: Mr. Greg  Season 3, Ep 8

A trip to Empire City inspires Steven, Greg, and Pearl to break into song.
posted by Small Dollar on Jul 19, 2016 - 24 comments

Movie: Streets of Fire

A mercenary goes after his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a gang. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 22, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Purple Rain

A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 2, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Grease: Live

After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.
posted by Small Dollar on Feb 1, 2016 - 20 comments

Galavant: Do the D'DEW  Season 2, Ep 8

The season turns dark as love leads to sacrifice.
posted by sardonyx on Jan 25, 2016 - 1 comment

Galavant: Love and Death  Season 2, Ep 7

Time of of the essence when love makes the world brand new, even while it's time to say good-bye. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Jan 25, 2016 - 5 comments

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, With Feeling  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 7

A dancing demon gets Sunnydale singing, and the Scoobies spill all their secrets. [more inside]
posted by yellowbinder on Jan 20, 2016 - 19 comments

Galavant: About Last Knight  Season 2, Ep 6

A failed revolution, a failed bar fight, and Gal explains why his dad was a failure as a father with touches of Oliver and Les Miz.
posted by sardonyx on Jan 18, 2016 - 6 comments

Galavant: Giants vs. Dwarves  Season 2, Ep 5

Here there be dragons, dwarves, giants and unconventional princesses. West Side Story, eat your heart out. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Jan 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Galavant: A New Season aka Suck It Cancellation Bear/World's Best Kiss  Season 2, Ep 1

Galavant got a second season, and everyone on the show is as surprised as we are! In the first part, Gal and Richard are waylaid at a bar frequented by Richard's "uncle", and everyone else adjusts to their new place in society. In the second part, Izzy and Gal come to a less charitable appraisal of their memorable first kiss.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 3, 2016 - 11 comments

Movie: The Wiz Live!

A live production of the 1975 Broadway musical, "The Wiz", which put a modern spin on the classic "Wizard of Oz" tale with a cast of only African-American actors.
posted by Small Dollar on Dec 5, 2015 - 24 comments

Movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell writes, directs, and stars as the titular Hedwig Robinson — the sarcastic, bombastic, gender-binary-stomping front(wo)man of Mitchell's award-winning off-broadway musical by the same name — as she tours the country narrating, singing, and shouting her harrowing story from the shadow of ex-lover and rock-darling Tommy Gnosis's nationwide tour. [more inside]
posted by churl on Jun 29, 2015 - 19 comments

Movie: The Last Five Years

Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan star in an intimate musical about falling in love and growing apart. Based on a popular off-Broadway show. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Feb 13, 2015 - 20 comments

Galavant: It's All in The Executions  Season 1, Ep 8

Galavant hatches a scheme to try to save the day.
posted by drezdn on Jan 26, 2015 - 16 comments

Galavant: Pilot/Joust Friends  Season 1, Ep 1

A fairytale musical comedy from the writer of Tangled, Dan Fogelman, with songs by more Disney veterans, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater, Galavant tells the story of the dashing namesake hero on a quest to win back his former lover Madalena, who left him for the evil King Richard. Bawdy jokes and anachronistic references follow.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 6, 2015 - 17 comments

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, With Feeling  Season 6, Ep 7

Sunnydale is alive with the sound of music as a mysterious force causes everyone in town to burst into full musical numbers, revealing their innermost secrets as they do. But some townsfolk are dancing so much that they simply burst into flames, and it becomes clear that maybe living in a musical isn't so great after all.
posted by iamkimiam on Jan 5, 2015 - 27 comments

Movie: White Christmas

and Holiday Inn. In White Christmas, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Danny Kaye put on a show to save the General's Inn. In Holiday Inn, Bing Crosby opens an inn that only puts on shows on holidays. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Dec 18, 2014 - 26 comments

Fringe: Brown Betty  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 19

While 'Uncle' Walter deals with some upsetting news, he tells Ella a fairy tale that includes musical performances by Olivia and Broyles. And a hybrid between 'Chronic Supernova' and 'Afghani Kush.' Fedoras and trenchcoats abound.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 3, 2014 - 4 comments

White Christmas

Would anyone else be interested in a discussion of White Christmas (1954)? It doesn't include Gene Kelly's butt, but is available for streaming on Netflix.
posted by drezdn on Dec 3, 2014 - 14 comments

Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is a heart-warming tale about Jack, who feels he is stuck in a rut of routine and repetition. In a flash of inspiration, he decides to spread Christmas joy and cheer to all the world, enlisting his friends and neighbors to help. Written by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Sellick, and starring the vocal talents of Danny Elfman (and a score by him), Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, and many more, it's sure to be a fun Christmas classic for the whole family! [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 1, 2014 - 24 comments

Where does Peter Pan Live! live?

NBC is airing a live broadcast of the Peter Pan musical on December 4, but we don't have a category for special broadcasts. Where should it go? [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar on Nov 27, 2014 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Fan Fiction  Season 10, Ep 5

Fan Fiction is the 200th episode of Supernatural. Dean wants to get back to hunting and convinces Sam to pursue a case about a missing teacher at a private all-girls school. Upon arriving at the school they find the students putting on a musical about a topic that hits a little too close to home for the Winchester boys. The musical is headed by a very determined student Director/Writer who has a very particular take on the story, despite Dean's protestations.
posted by cfoxhi on Nov 14, 2014 - 17 comments

Bob's Burgers: Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl  Season 5, Ep 1

Wagstaff Middle School have an open call for a new musical (enough of Grease, already), which gives Gene the opportunity to make his Die Hard musical a reality. That is, until Courtney Wheeler's dad says that his daughter's Working Girl musical will bring Carly Simon to the school. To get revenge, Louise helps Gene pull off a guerilla-slash-protest production of his musical. Whose musical will triumph? Will Mr. Frond resolve the dispute and win himself a "Conflicty"?
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 6, 2014 - 17 comments

Movie: Popeye

The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 23, 2014 - 21 comments

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