Trailer Debut for ‘Dicks: The Musical’ Featuring All-Star Ensemble in Theaters September 29

A24 today released the official trailer for Dicks: The Musical featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Nathan Lane (The Producers, Only Murders in the Building), Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, Party Down), rapper Megan Thee Stallion, Bowen Yang (Fire Island, Saturday Night Live), and introducing Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp. The film […]

Q&A: Samuel Siskind on Composing, Singing, Acting & 2023 Golden Bridge Concert

Photo by: The Riker BrothersWe caught up with 16 year-old composer, vocalist, and actor Samuel Siskind who was recently commissioned to compose a reimagined Renaissance classic for the prestigious Golden Bridge Concert in February 2023. Dubbed “the Mozart of Gen Z” by internationally renowned choral conductor Suzi Digby, Samuel made his Los […]

Trailer Debut for Season 4 of ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ Premiering August 9

Disney+ today revealed the official trailer for the upcoming fourth and final season of the musical series, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, premiering August 9th on the streaming platform. Season 4 will see the Wildcats returning to East High, where they prepare a stage production of High School […]

Q&A: Dorian Giordano on Disney+ Musical Comedy ‘World’s Best’ & Going From BMX riding to Acting

Photo by: John BregarWe caught up with Dorian Giordano who stars in the new Disney+ hip hop musical comedy film, World’s Best, which premiered on June 23. It follows 12-year-old mathematics genius Prem Patel (played by Manny Maguns) who finds out that his deceased father was a famous rapper and […]

8 Shows About The Music Industry To Watch After ‘The Idol’ on HBO

Photo by: Eddy Chen/HBOThe long-awaited (and much discussed) HBO Original drama series The Idol premiered last Sunday, June 4 after having its first 2 episodes premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival in May. Co-created by Euphoria‘s Sam Levinson and Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, the series follows popstar Jocelyn (played […]

Interview: Maxwell Whittington-Cooper on Playing Wally in ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’

(L-R) Ty Wood as Trip, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper as Wally, and Jason Schmidt as Buddy in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies. Photo by: Eduardo Araquel/Paramount+ We were joined on the Popternative show by Maxwell Whittington-Cooper who can be seen playing Wally in the new Paramount+ musical series, Grease: Rise of […]

Movie Review: Halle Bailey Makes a Perfect Splash In ‘The Little Mermaid,’ But Some Elements Lacked the Disney Magic

Everyone who grew up watching Disney animated films has their starting five. Aladdin (1992) will always be my number one, followed by A Goofy Movie (1995), The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Alice in Wonderland (1951). All but one of my favorite Disney animated films have […]

Interview: Alexis Sides Talks ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’ on Paramount+

We were joined on the Popternative show by Alexis Sides who can be seen playing one of the T-Birds, Potato, in the Paramount+ new musical series, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies. The series premiered on April 6, and is a prequel to the beloved 1978 movie musical, Grease, set in 1954 […]

Halle Bailey Performs “Part of Your World” From Upcoming Live-action Film ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Disneyland Resort

Photo by: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for DisneyHalle Bailey recently performed “Part of Your World” from Disney’s upcoming live-action film The Little Mermaid for hundreds of fans in front of Sleeping Beauty’s castle at the Disneyland Resort. Halle stars as Ariel in The Little Mermaid which opens exclusively in theaters nationwide on […]

Jason Schmidt Performed a Justin Bieber Song For His ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’ Audition

Photo by: Eduardo Araquel/Paramount+The 1978 musical Grease starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John is a beloved tale of what happens when a good girl falls in love with a greaser and if their summer romance can survive a school year at Rydell High. The Paramount+ Original Grease: Rise of […]