If you're a fan of Glee and Christopher Guest comedies, you're no doubt wondering, "Is Theater Camp streaming yet?!"
The mockumentary-style comedy, which follows the eccentric staff members of an upstate New York theatre camp, was co-directed and co-written by The Bear actress Molly Gordon, who also stars alongside a packed cast that includes Dear Evan Hansen lead Ben Platt, Bottoms' Ayo Edebiri, Booksmart's Noah Galvin and comedy legend Amy Sedaris, among others.
And according to Gordon, making Theater Camp was a true labor of theatrical love: "We had been trying to make it as a feature for six years, so by the time it came together, we honestly couldn’t believe it," she told Harper's Bazaar. "We were given 19 days to shoot the whole movie. It was such a mad dash to get everything done. The last 20 minutes are a full musical, there are children, and I’m in it; it’s improv."
"It was a beautiful experience, making it with my closest friends. We all lived in a house near this camp we shot at. It was extremely meta," she added. "Everything went wrong and we had to use that 'the show must go on' mentality—every mistake is an opportunity. It felt like this beautiful, creative oasis that was also the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life."
Sounds like a blast, but can you take in all of the theater-kid goodness from the comfort of your own couch? Here's all of the Theater Camp streaming info you need.
Is 'Theater Camp' streaming?
Theater Camp will be available to stream on Hulu beginning Thursday, September 14. That means you will need a Hulu subscription if you want to check out the comedy at home: current options include the ad-supported plan for $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year or the commercial-free plan for $14.99 per month.
The funny flick will hit VOD on the same date and will be available for digital purchase via Apple TV, Prime Video and more.
Theater Camp had its world premiere at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival this past January, where it was acquired by Searchlight Pictures. It then was released in select theaters on Friday, July 14.
What is 'Theater Camp' about?
"Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Molly Gordon star in the original comedy Theater Camp as Amos and Rebecca-Diane – lifelong best friends and drama instructors at a rundown camp in upstate New York," reads the official synopsis from Searchlight Pictures. "When clueless tech-bro Troy (Jimmy Tatro) arrives to run the property (into the ground), Amos, Rebecca-Diane and production manager Glenn (Noah Galvin) band together with the staff and students, staging a masterpiece to keep their beloved summer camp afloat."
Watch the 'Theater Camp' trailer:
Who is in the 'Theater Camp' cast?
- Molly Gordon as Rebecca-Diane
- Ben Platt as Amos Klobuchar
- Noah Galvin as Glenn Wintrop
- Jimmy Tatro as Troy Rubinsky
- Patti Harrison as Caroline Krauss
- Nathan Lee Graham as Clive DeWitt
- Ayo Edebiri as Janet Walch
- Owen Thiele as Gigi Charbonier
- Caroline Aaron as Rita Cohen
- Amy Sedaris as Joan Rubinsky
- Alan Kim as Alan Park
- Kyndra Sanchez as Darla Sanchez
- Alexander Bello as Sebastian Campbell
- Luke Islam as Christopher L.
- Bailee Bonick as Mackenzie Thomas
- Donovan Colan as Devon Miller
- Vivienne Sachs as Lainy Fischer
- Quinn Titcomb as Alice Taylor
- Jack Sobolewski as Christopher S.
- Madisen Lora as Franny King
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