The wait is over, as the highly anticipated Netflix adaptation of 13: The Musical is finally coming in August 2022. 13: The Musical is the adaptation of the theatrical production in Los Angeles of the same name.
As of today, there have been five different productions of the musical. The first one was in Los Angeles in 2007, and the most recent one was in Mexico in 2019. Celebrities, including Ariana Grande, have performed in the musical.
The musical being in post-production for a long time, even though the shooting was completed in 2021.
What Is 13: The Musical about?
According to the official description, the film is about a 12-year-old boy who always dreams of carrying out the ultimate “Bar Mitzvah”, but his dreams are shattered when he finds out that he has to move to Indiana from New York City as his parents are getting divorced.
Coping with his parents’ separation and with no friends, how is this boy going to make his dream come true? To find out how Evan Goldman overcomes all the obstacles to organize the ultimate bar Mitzvah as his 13th birthday nears, mark the release date on your calendar.
The film is based on the Los Angeles theatrical production of the same name. Jason Robert Brown writes the music and lyrics, and Dan Elish and Robert Horn write the book. The film was directed by Tamra Davies, who is known for directing Billy Madison and a few episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and High School Musical: The Musical – The Series.
When And Where Will 13: The Musical Will Release?
13 The Musical will release on Netflix on Thursday, August 12, 2022.
Who Are The Cast Of 13: The Musical?
13: The Musical stars Eli Golden as the main protagonist, who has previously appeared in Orange is the New Black and The Wizard of Lies, along with Peter Hermann as Joel Goldman and Debra messing as Jessica Goldman.
Additionally, Josh Peck stars as Rabbi Shapiro, Rhea Perlman as Grandma Ruth, JD McCrary as Brett, Luke Islam as Carlos, Gabriella Uhl as Patrice, Kayleigh Cerezo as Molly, Frankie McNellis as Lucy, Khiyla Ayne as Charlotte, Nolen Dubuc as Malcolm, Lindsay Blackwell as Kendra, Ramon Reed as Eddie, and others.
The original cast from Los Angeles has not taken any part in the film.
How Many Songs Are There In 13: The Musical?
13: The Musical has an 18-song soundtrack, with songs like Becoming a man, The lamest Place in the World, What it means to be a friend, etc.
Where Was This Filmed?
13: The Musical was filmed in four different locations: New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Beeton, Ontario, Canada and Indiana, USA.
That is all we know about 13: The Musical yet. Keep checking this page for further updates! Mark the date August 12, 2022, on your calendar for the latest musical on Netflix.