Three years in the past, John Carney delivered one in every of 2016’s best movies: Sing Street. Like his earlier musical As soon as, the movie delivered a wealth of unique songs that captured the hearts of romantics, and like As soon as earlier than it, the film’s additionally heading to the stage.
Based on Entertainment Weekly, the brand new staging of the ’80s set musical will premiere as a part of New York Theatre Workshop’s 2019-2020 season. Tony-winning author Enda Walsh penned the e-book with Carney and Gary Clark writing the music and lyrics.
Walsh and Carney beforehand collaborated on the stage adaptation of As soon as, which equally bowed on the Workshop in 2011 earlier than, you already know, it went on to win eight Tonys and have become a blockbuster smash. Becoming a member of them shall be Tony-winning director Rebecca Taichman and choreographer Sonya Tayeh.
That is excellent news not just for Carney, however for the movie itself. Though it’s been accessible on Netflix for fairly a while, only a few nonetheless even know concerning the essential darling and former Sundance stunner, which is a goddamn disgrace. It’s one of many extra affecting love tales of this decade.
Revisit a number of of one of the best songs under and browse our unique soundtrack evaluation here. When you’re at it, you can even read our past interview with Carney wherein he talks about brotherhood, Web habit, and writing ’80s pop songs.