Backlot Stories: The Making of Great Movie Musicals
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Part Three: Embracing the Modern Era

From “Grease” to “Hairspray,” musical movies of the most recent decades have featured their own memorable songs and diverse talents. The arrival of new generations of directors and the popularity of rock music have given these more modern musicals a different spin, and by paying tribute

to Hollywood’s past triumphs and forging ahead with new creative approaches, modern musicals have melded genres, made social statements, and delighted audiences around the world.

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