Get ready for The Boys in the Band.
Based on the groundbreaking work of Mart Crowley, this life-as-we-know-it drama is a definite must-see, especially if you want to have your heart strings pulled in all the realest directions at once. While it might be a Netflix newcomer, the film has already earned a place atop our watch list.
The iconic play originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1968 and inevitably made its way to Broadway in 2018. As noted by The Hollywood Reporter:
The Boys in the Band represented a breakthrough in its candid depiction of the lives of gay men, making inroads into mainstream cultural consciousness that many credit with helping to shift attitudes as the gay rights movement was gathering steam.
Here’s what we know about the exciting new title on Netflix so far.
The Boys in the Band release date
This one is set to be streamable on September 30.
The Boys in the Band cast
The film has an all-star cast, starring Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesús, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington, and Tuc Watkins.
The Boys in the Band synopsis
Netflix sums it up as:
Based on the Tony Award-winning play that changed a generation, The Boys in the Band follows a group of nine gay men who gather for a birthday party in 1968 New York City – only to find the drinks and laughs interrupted when a visitor from the host’s past turns the evening upside down.
The Boys in the Band trailer
Check out the awesome trailer below, get ready for the new flick on September 30, and thank me later!