TikTok created a whole musical in accordance with Pixar’s Ratatouille — and that musical is now coming to Broadway.
Neatly, form of.
On Dec. 9, Playbill introduced a filmed live performance manufacturing of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical offered by means of Seaview productions would debut on Jan. 1. Forged, inventive workforce, and different manufacturing main points haven’t begun to be introduced, however the display will circulation on TodayTix, with proceeds going to The Actors Fund. It’s now not a full-fledged Broadway spectacle simply but, nevertheless it’s more than likely the nearest factor we’re gonna get in early 2021.
Section meme, phase crowd-sourced theater challenge, the Ratatouille musical blossomed on TikTok only a few months in the past. The Pixar film’s soundtrack was once already utilized in some memes previous this yr, nevertheless it wasn’t until August 10 when TikTok consumer Em Jacs sang an ode to Remy from Ratatouille that the concept that started to catch on. Em Jacs posted different movies in ode to fictional characters, however one thing concerning the Ratatouille one ignited a phenomenon. The observe was once then remixed and expanded — one thing TikTok customers had performed with different songs prior to now — however quickly, an entire musical began to emerge. Customers would create other songs, the usage of TikTok’s duet function to sing with folks at the app, in addition to give a contribution choreography, set design, and different components.
Tickets are that can be purchased on TodayTix, beginning at $5. On the premiere, the development will be capable to acquire and consider for 72 hours.