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‘Theater Camp’: Ben Platt, Molly Gordon to Adapt Short Film Into Musical Comedy Feature

Picturestart, Topic Studios, and Gloria Sanchez Productions are set to produce and finance musical comedy Theater Camp, which is expected to star Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning actor Ben Platt along with Noah Galvin, Molly Gordon, Amy Sedaris, and more. The film, based on a short of the same name, revolves around the staff of a theater camp in New York. They have to come together and team up with the founder’s son to keep the camp from closing until his mother falls into a coma. As the summer session begins, they have to find a way to keep things going, despite their eccentric approaches, and teach the campers.
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Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Amy Sedaris & More Set For Musical Comedy ‘Theater Camp’ From Picturestart, Topic Studios And Gloria Sanchez Productions

Click here to read the full article. Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, Amy Sedaris, Alan S. Kim, Patti Harrison, Owen Thiele, Jimmy Tatro, Ayo Edebiri, Caroline Aaron and Nathan Lee Graham will star in the musical comedy Theater Camp, marking the directorial debut of Gordon and Nick Lieberman. The film written by Platt, Galvin, Gordon and Lieberman is inspired by their 2020 short film of the same name. It will follow the eccentric staff of a rundown theater camp in upstate New York, as they band together with the beloved founder’s bro-y son to keep the camp afloat, when she falls...
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Molly Gordon: Showbusiness is a ‘wildly insane career’

Anyone who saw the adored offbeat comedy Booksmart will know Molly Gordon. She played the sexually promiscuous and Yale-bound Triple A – real name Annabelle – who tore down the old high-school “slut” cliché with sass and style. In Emma Seligman’s brilliant new indie comedy Shiva Baby, about a twenty-something not even trying to live up to her traditional Jewish family’s expectations, she delivers another perfectly realised supporting role, as the lead character’s much more ambitious ex-girlfriend.Though the bulk of the 25-year-old’s CV is currently made up of side characters, Gordon does have a habit of stealing nearly every scene...