Picturestart, Topic Studios and Gloria Sanchez Productions will produce and finance musical comedy theater campwhere Tony, Emmy and a Grammy-winning actor are expected Ben Platt along with Noah Galvin, Molly Gordon, Amy Sedaris, and more. The film, based on a short film of the same name, revolves around the staff of a theater camp in New York. You must band together and work with the founder’s son to prevent the camp from being closed until his mother falls into a coma. As the summer session begins, despite their eccentric approach, they must find a way to keep things going and teach the campers.
Platt is no stranger to the theater world. He has been on stage since childhood. Since its launch, it has appeared in The Book of Mormon and The sound of music. His breakthrough came as a lead actor in the coming-of-age musical Dear Evan Hansen. Gordon and Galvin both starred book smartand Galvin is also Platt’s partner.
Other anticipated acting talents will be featured in theater camp contain Alan S. Kim, Patti Harrison, Owen Thiel, Jimmy Tatro, Ayo Edebiri, Caroline Aaronand Nathan Lee Graham. theater camp will also feature emerging talent such as the up and coming young Thespian campers, including Alexander Bello, Kyndra Sanchez, Bailiff Bonick, Donovan Colan, Vivienne Sachsand more.
This will be Gordon and Nick Liebermans directorial debut. The film was written by Platt, Galvin and Lieberman, who also wrote the original short. Picture starts Eric Feige, Samie Kim Falveyand Julia Hammer will act as producers on the side Maria Zuckerman and Ryan Heller by Topic Studios, with Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum, Alex Brownand Mary Bundy as producers for Gloria Sanchez Productions.
Speaking about the upcoming film, Feig, Founder and CEO of Picturestart, stated:
“We haven’t stopped giggling at this film since Gloria Sanchez first showed us the short and seeing the incredible ambition and creativity that Molly, Nick, Ben and Noah brought to THEATER CAMP was ours greatest luck. We are so thrilled to be working with Maria and Ryan on Topic and can’t wait to take the audience to the hilarious and heartwarming “Summer Session” at camp.”
President of Topic Studios, Maria Zuckermanalso released a statement talking about the talent behind the project, saying:
“When we heard who was coming to this summer camp, we knew right away that we had to join. This is a true dream team – visionary creators Molly, Nick, Ben and Noah, amazing partners Picturestart and Gloria Sanchez and a short-tempered cast of actors. We can’t wait for the show to start.”
Theater buffs will want to watch a full film with humor to match after watching the short film. theatre warehouse has no release date yet.