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Andy Kirshner on Resurgence of the Hollywood Movie Musical

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Image: Still from Kirshner’s 2016 musical, Liberty’s Secret.

Stamps Associate Professor Andy Kirshner was recently quoted in a Daily Mail article about the resurgence of the Hollywood movie musical.

There’s a whole generation of people who grew up watching animated musicals, and it kind of cultivated an audience for that,” says Andy Kirshner, a composer, performer and professor at the University of Michigan. There’s more of a tolerance for fantasy today.”

A musical resurgence has Hollywood changing its tune | Daily Mail