Andrew Garfield wants to do another musical
- bang showbiz
- January 9, 2022
Andrew Garfield plays the late “Rent” creator Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical film “Tick Tick … Boom” and Andrew says singing and playing the piano in the film was a “gift”
Andrew Garfield wants to do another musical.
The 38-year-old actor plays the late “Rent” creator Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical film “Tick Tick … Boom” and Andrew says singing and playing the piano in the film was a “gift.” “.
He told Variety, “I would love to continue singing. It is such a gift that Lin-Manuel has given me by extending my skills in this way. I have my piano in my room and I am going to do a few. private sessions over the next two weeks, just for me, just to keep me with the instrument. It’s like a meditation practice. It was a great game and I would definitely do it again. “
He also revealed that many of Jonathan’s friends and family had been in contact to reveal how much they loved the film and how it brought them closer to Jonathan, who died suddenly of aortic dissection on the day of the first Off-Broadway preview of Rent. performance in 1996.
He said: “It’s been global. The nicest thing has been that his family and friends feel like Jon has been given back to them for a while. Thanks to his music and what the movie does. , people who have never had a relationship with his work have reached out because their lives have been invigorated by him. Because his story is theirs too. You see him making those ripples in others reaffirming or re-engaging their own dreams. I got a message today from a friend of a friend who watched it on a plane. He wrote the most beautiful note just saying, ‘I needed this, and I didn’t know I needed this movie right now. ‘”