Netflix seems to be an inexhaustible source of entertainment, ready to be enjoyed just by pressing play on any of its options. It may sound cliché, but it’s true: the streaming giant has everything for everyone, and that includes great musicals.
If your thing is interesting plots that are mixed with dancing and singing, this list is for you. We propose five productions for you to enjoy a puyero.
“Tick, Tick… Boom” (2021)
115-minute film that premiered in 2021 and whose plot revolves around an up-and-coming theater composer who, shortly before his 30th birthday, deals with love, friendship, and the pressure to create something great before it’s too late. . During the last years of his life he writes and rewrites a musical and hopes it will be great.
Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this drama is based on the autobiography of Jonathan Larson, who as he approaches three decades of life begins to feel the anxiety of feeling that perhaps his dream is not worth it.
Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua Henry, Bradley Whitford, Judith Light, Jordan Fisher, David Iacono and Joanna Adler are some of the actors who were part of the cast.
Netflix has on its grill this film directed by Bill Condon and starring Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé and Danny Glover.
This adaptation of the 1981 musical of the same name stars Deena, Effie and Lorrell, who form a musical trio called The Dreamettes. When manager Curtis Taylor Jr. spots them on a talent show, he offers them an opportunity women won’t pass up.
But Curtis decides to demote Effie and replaces her with Deena, more commercial, and then tensions begin to arise between them.
“La La Land” (2016)
Mía (Emma Stone), is a young aspiring actress who pursues her dream while working as a waitress, and Sebastián (Ryan Gosling), is a jazz pianist who makes a living playing in seedy bars.
After meeting several times and clashing over their personalities, Mía and Sebastián fall in love, but the paths towards their goals can be divided.
“The Queen of Flow” (2018)
This Colombian series has two seasons full of urban music, action, drama and dance. It portrays the dreams of a young woman in love who has plenty of talent for music, but her world is collapsing because of the violence in the neighborhood where she lives in Medellín.
Pregnant and imprisoned, she prepares to take revenge. With a new identity and as a DEA infiltrator, she goes after those who ruined her life and took her away from her son; for this purpose, she uses music and perreo.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical (2022)
This Netflix musical film portrays Matilda Wormwood, a young woman who discovers that she has magical abilities.
The little girl takes refuge in her books to escape from her reality, because her parents mistreat her. As in the original tape, they are only interested in making money and for finding her so different from her they only punish her.
When she demands to be allowed to go to school, she discovers the sweetness of her teacher, Honey, but also the evil principal, Miss Tronchatoro, who will make Matilda live moments of great tension.