Netflix Original Musical ‘The Prom’: Coming to Netflix in December 2020

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With everything that’s happened in 2020 so far, a bit of good news can go a long way. So, thankfully, even after a delay in filming due to the coronavirus, Ryan Murphy’s Netflix adaptation of The Prom is back on track and will be coming to Netflix in December! We’re expecting great things from The Prom and so are subscribers.

The Prom is an upcoming Netflix Original musical, based on the smash-hit Broadway production of the same name. Glee and American Horror Story creator, Ryan Murphy, will be directing the musical and is one of the many titles we can expect from the entertainment mogul on Netflix. Ryan Murphy is no stranger to musicals, thanks to his time working on his series Glee, and most recently The Politician, Hollywood, and The Boys in the Band. We’re expecting The Prom to be a smash hit on Netflix!

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When is The Prom released on Netflix?

The director himself, Ryan Murphy, announced the news that The Prom is coming to Netflix globally on December 11th, 2020.

What is the plot of The Prom?

After two lesbian students are rejected from their high school prom in a small conservative Indiana Town, the press gets wind of the story. The story attracts the attention of some of Broadway’s biggest stars, and they are more than ready to help the young couple make a change in the name of love.

Onstage performance of The Prom

Who are the cast members of The Prom?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in The Prom:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Emma Jo Ellen Pellman The Deuce | The Marvelous Mrs Maisel | The University
Alyssa Ariana DeBose Blue Bloods | Seaside | A Smartphone’s Guide to Etiquette
Angie Dickson Nicole Kidman Moulin Rouge! | The Hours | Cold Mountain
Dee Dee Allen Meryl Streep The Devil Wears Prade | August: Osage County | Out of Africa
Sra. Sheldon Awkwafina Ocean’s 8 | Crazy Rich Asians | The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Mr. Hawkins Keegan-Michael Key Keanu | Let’s Be Cops | The Predator
Barry Glickman James Corden Into the Woods | Trolls | Gavin & Stacey
Trent Oliver Andrew Rannells A Simple Favour | The Intern | Bachelorette
Nick Boomer Nico Greetham Power Rangers Ninja Steel | NCIS | Into the Dark
Mrs. Greene Kerry Washington Django Unchained | Scandal | Save the Last Dance
Kaylee Logan Riley Hassel Modern Family | The Affair | Camp Takota
Sheldon Saperstein Kevin Chamberlin Road to Perdition | Modern Family | Grace and Frankie
Shelby Sofia Deler *Debuting in The Prom*
Kevin Nathaniel J. Potvin Mech-X4 | Five Points | Spider-Man

There are some amazing stars on the cast of The Prom, and we can’t wait to see them in action!

Are any stars from Glee starring in The Prom?

Despite being a musical, none of the former cast members of Glee will be starring in The Prom.

What is the production status of The Prom?

Official Production Status: Post-Production  (Last Updated: 28/11/2019)

Filming for The Prom had a slight delay in the Spring, but according to IMDb pro, the movie entered post-production by the end of April.

The cast of the Broadway production of The Prom

Has Netflix released a trailer for The Prom?

Netflix is a long way away from releasing a trailer, but to get a good idea of what to expect, here’s the Broadway cast of The Prom performing for The View on ABC.

Are you looking forward to the release of The Prom? Let us know in the comments below!

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