On Thanksgiving, Netflix debuted the first trailer for Ryan Murphy’s movie adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Prom,” set for release on Dec. 11.
The 2018 Broadway musical is based on an original concept from Jack Viertel with music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The performance follows four Broadway actors who travel to a conservative Indiana town to help a lesbian teenager who is banned from bringing her girlfriend to her high school prom. The show was nominated for six Tony Awards, including best musical, original score and lead actor and lead actress in a musical.
“There is so much passion and warmth in the movie,” Murphy told Variety in an interview. “I think the reason everyone said ‘Yes’ so quickly was because of the message. The passionate idea at the core of the movie is ‘Everyone should be able to