Musical Theatre Roundup: Week of February 1, 2021

Hello, musical theatre fans! Welcome to the first edition of Musical Theatre Roundup. This is a space where we can celebrate and talk about musical theater on a weekly basis. The column is a collaboration between Staff Writers Camille and Kathryn. From a Wicked movie update to Golden Globe nominations and more, here’s a roundup of what you have might have missed in stories this week.

In Memoriam

This one hit hard. Still trying to find words. But for now, we’ll say thank you, Christopher. Rest easy.

Come From Away Gets Pro-Shot Treatment 

If there is one thing pro-shots like the Disney+ Hamilfilm have shown us is that the need for more has only grown. This week, we found out that Come From Away is the next show to get the pro-shot treatment. It’s nice seeing others get the opportunity. Similar to Hamilton, the live capture will be shot at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and reunite cast members from the Broadway production. Look out for it this September.

Director Jon M. Chu signs on for Wicked film adaptation

Wicked fans minding their own business. Not expecting any movement… SURPRISE!

Crazy Rich Asians and In The Heights Director Jon M. Chu has officially been brought on to direct the film adaptation we have been waiting for. How long have you been following the production? You can see his personal note here:

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