The Prom on Netflix Disappoints

By Moira Armstrong This review includes spoilers and is best read after viewing The Prom on Netflix. On December 11, The Prom dropped on Netflix: the story of Emma Nolan, a lesbian in Indiana who wants to bring her girlfriend to her high school prom. However, the homophobic head of her school’s PTA, Mrs. Greene, cancels the event entirely in retaliation, and a group of Broadway actors come to help her in an attempt to challenge their narcissistic image in the press. These include the stars of a failed Eleanor Roosevelt bio-musical Dee Dee Allen and Barry Glickman, down-on-his-luck Juilliard … Continue reading The Prom on Netflix Disappoints