Last week I launched a new podcast series ShenTens here, counting down my top ten favourite musicals, and today the second episode is released.
Editor and founder Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite pieces that she has written for Love London Love Culture this year.
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, movie musicals were abundant and arguably the most popular genre. However, with the move towards pop culture in the 1960s, their popularity dwindled and gave way to a more rebellious style and tone.
Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, The Prom provides pure elation mixed with comedy so expertly that you can’t fail to leave with a beaming smile on your face.
A lovingly crafted explosion of good will and hilarity, The Prom holds it place alongside the great musical comedies of the new millennium.