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10 Movies To Watch If You Like “In A New York City”

‘In a New York Neighborhood’, the long-awaited adaptation of the famous Broadway play, has finally arrived in Brazilian theaters and is already winning over fans of all ages.

The story, based on the homonymous production of Lin-Manuel Miranda, centers around Washington Heights, a New York neighborhood that is home to the diversity of Latino communities, including Mexicans, Dominicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans and many more. other. In these colorful and warm streets there is Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), a young dreamer who saves every penny he earns to return to his homeland – without realizing that the house he so desires is right in front of him. .

For those who have already fallen in love with the plot and are fanatical about extraordinary musicals and choreography, CinePOP has put together a list with ten more productions of the genre that you can watch after watching the film.

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Miranda’s most famous production couldn’t fail to open our list. The acclaimed play, available on Disney + and which has become one of the most acclaimed works of all time, has won no less than 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and told the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of United States – mixing rap, hip hop and the power of Latin, black and Asian representation on the Broadway stages.

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West of New York, in the shadow of skyscrapers, are the ghettos of immigrants and underprivileged classes. Two gangs, the Sharks, of Puerto Ricans, and the Jets, of whites of Anglo-Saxon origin, are fighting over the region, following their own code of war and honor. Tony, former leader of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, sister of the leader of the Sharks, and his love is mutual. Their passion hurts principles on both sides, further escalating the dispute.

With names like Idina Menzel and Rosario Dawson, the adaptation of the musical of the same name deserves to be seen with different eyes, especially since it is a hugely underrated production. In the work, a group of friends live in the bohemian and modern East Village, a neighborhood of New York. Among them is Mark Cohen, a nerdy filmmaker who loves Maureen Johnson, a public teacher. Maureen, meanwhile, is drawn to Joanne Jefferson. Roger Davis is Mark’s roommate, being drug addicted and HIV positive. Roger is in love with Mimi Marquez, a sadomasochistic dancer who lives with computer genius Tom Collins, who in turn loves drag queen Angel.

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Praised for its messages of acceptance and perseverance, ‘The King of the Show’ caused a stir upon its theatrical release, becoming one of audiences’ favorite titles. With Hugh Jackman, the story revolves around PT Barnum, a showman who has a natural tendency to deceive his audiences and who decides to set up a circus in the hope of becoming famous. During her saga, there is still an important issue in her life, a blind passion for singer Jenny Lind.

COME DANCE

Pierre Dulaine is a professional ballroom dancer who volunteers to teach dance classes at a New York public school. Pierre tries to introduce his classical methods, but quickly meets resistance from the students, who are more interested in hip hop. It was then that a new style of dance was born from this confrontation, mixing the two sides and having Pirre as a mentor.

SHE DANCE I DANCE

Created by Duane Adler, the multi-million dollar “She Dances, I Dance” franchise may be somewhat generic in narrative terms, but it certainly has an impact when it comes to dance. Bringing names like Jamaal Sims and Christopher Scott to the choreography, the saga includes five films and one TV series, grossing over $ 650 million worldwide.

LA LA LAND: SINGING SEASONS

Driven by the undeniable chemistry between Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, ‘La La Land: Singing Seasons’ revolves around a pianist named Sebastian, who meets aspiring actress Mia in a totally unexpected moment. The two fall madly in love. Seeking career opportunities in a competitive Los Angeles, young people try to make a romantic relationship work while pursuing fame and success.

The Oscar winner for Best Picture is a go-to title for anyone looking for fun, passionate and engaging music and a solid cast. In the plot, Velma Kelly, a famous dancer who is also the main attraction of the nightclub where she works, kills her husband and joins Chicago’s shortlist of murderers, making her more famous than she is. already. Meanwhile, aspiring singer Roxie Hart dreams of a world of glamor and fame, until she kills her boyfriend after a fight and finds herself trapped in the same place as her idol Kelly.

Hoping to enjoy her youth, a young woman is disappointed to discover that she is spending the summer of 1963 with her parents in a seaside resort in the sleepy Catskills region. But her luck turns when she meets the station’s dance teacher, Johnny, a young man with a very different background from hers. When he makes her his new partner, the two end up falling in love.

FLASHDANCE – AT THE RHYTHM OF THE PUSH

Alex Owens is a beautiful young woman who works in a steel mill during the day and dances in a bar at night. When Alex finds out that her boss Nick Hurley is interested in her and supports her career, she resumes her efforts to be accepted into a prestigious dance conservatory. Although Alex is afraid of failing, Nick and his mentor, ex-ballerina Hanna Long, support her.

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