The Prom trailer: Watch first full trailer from new Netflix musical

A full trailer of Netflix’s film adaption of Tony-nominated musical The Prom has been revealed.

Ryan Murphy directs and produces a big screen version of the stage show, which ran on Broadway between 2018 and 2019.

An all star cast will tell the story of a group of struggling Broadway actors who try to make a name for themselves by helping out high school teenager Emma who is banned from taking her girlfriend to prom.

The Prom musical will be released on Netflix worldwide on Friday, December 11 at 8AM on UK.

You can watch the first trailer below…

The cast will feature Meryl Streep as Broadway actress Dee Dee Allen and James Corden as her on stage co-star Barry Glickman with Nicole Kidman and Andrew Rannells playing Broadway performers Angie Dickinson and Trent Oliver respectively. Kevin Chamberlin plays the group’s publicist Sheldon Saperstein and Keegan-Michael Key is high school principal Tom Hawkins.

Ariana DeBose will star in the role of Alyssa while fellow high school student Emma will be played by newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman.

Completing the main cast are Kerry Washington as Ms. Greene, Logan Riley Hassel as Kaylee, Sofia Deler as Shelby, Nico Greetham as Nick Boomer and Nathaniel J. Potvin as Kevin.

The book, music and lyrics will be written by the Broadway creative team – Matthew Sklar (music), Chad Beguelin (lyrics & book) and Bob Martin (book) – based on the original concept by Jack Viertel.

The film will feature the same score from the stage show together with a new original song.


About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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