GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has just revealed the nominations for its 2022 Dorian film awards. Jane Campion’s queer western leads the pack, with nine nods for The Power of the Dog, including best film, LGBTQ film, director, and three for acting. Jonas Poher Rasmussen's animated documentary Flee, Rebecca Hall's 1920s set drama... Continue Reading →
Dr Emily Garside on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s love letter to musical theatre & Jonathan Larson’s legacy with tick, tick…BOOM!
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hugely creative film adaptation of tick, tick...BOOM! has been, it now seems safe to say, a huge success. Fittingly for the story of Jonathan Larson, a man who referred to himself as 'the future of musical theatre', it is an inventive movie musical that shows what the genre can be and has the... Continue Reading →
Original Rent stars Daphne Rubin-Vega & Wilson Jermaine Heredia reunite at tick, tick…BOOM! premiere to honour Jonathan Larson
At Monday night's Broadway premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's screen adaptation of Jonathan Larson's uplifting and moving autobiographical musical tick, tick...BOOM!, performers who originated roles in Larson's Pulitzer and Tony-winning posthumous hit Rent reunited to honour the late composer and writer 25 years after the first performance of that show. Daphne Rubin-Vega, who received her first... Continue Reading →
Film Review: tick, tick…BOOM! ★★★★
After over a year of binging Netflix in my tiny East Village apartment it felt a little Alanis Morissette ironic that my first trip to a Broadway theatre since last March wasn't to see a live theatre production, but for the New York premiere of a Netflix film, Lin-Manuel Miranda's tick, tick…BOOM! As it turned... Continue Reading →
Inspired by Jonathan Larson’s legacy High School students from across the US unite to perform Louder Than Words from tick, tick…BOOM!
“Jonathan Larson is the composer who made me want to write", Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda told The Queer Review earlier this week at the New York premiere of his feature directorial debut tick, tick…BOOM! The film is an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionsed musical theatre as... Continue Reading →
The Queer Review meets the cast & filmmakers of Netflix’s tick, tick…BOOM! “it’s a love letter to theatre”
In case you hadn't already heard, Broadway is back, baby, and on Monday it was abuzz, not with the opening of a new show, but with a celebration of the legacy of one of musical theatre's most beloved artists, taken far too soon, Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning Rent creator Jonathan Larson. The event at... Continue Reading →