THE SCREENING ROOM: Trailer for "Sing Along" Musical Film, With Alice Ripley and Heidi Blickenstaff, Released

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25 Feb 2013

Alice Ripley
Alice Ripley
Meredith H. Keffer

Writer-director Mark Oxman has released the trailer for his new short musical film "Sing Along," featuring Alice Ripley, Heidi Blickenstaff and young actor Myles Erlick, which will premiere later this spring.

Filming is now complete on the 33-minute work that features Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show) as the mother of Billy Elliot cast member Erlick, who stars as Stephen. Godspell cast member Uzo Aduba is also part of the film, playing a cafeteria lady who breaks into song. The cast also features Youtube sensation Sam Tsui, Blickentstaff ([title of show], The Little Mermaid), Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening) with a cameo by Patrick Page (Spider-Man, Cyrano).

"Sing Along," according to the creatores, "stars a 14-year-old boy living in New York City, with Broadway theaters as his backyard. Deeply introverted and mildly agoraphobic, his love of musicals translate to an overactive imagination, stemmed from his natural creativity. But it leads to trouble in school and more at home, where his naysayer mother crushes his artistic nature and his dream of being on Broadway himself."

The film features original songs by Ron Wasserman.

Check out "Sing Along" below: