Guys 'N' Divas: Battle of the High School Musicals

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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age 15+

Teen theater documentary could dig a lot deeper.

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They filmed only the main characters

I hated this documentary. This was supposed to be about teamwork, a group of kids striving towards one common passion. Instead they made it about the drama, the relationships, and the personal lives. They completely ignored the chorus members who spent hours of exhausting work getting their dance steps right. The ones who stayed even after the main characters were gone, having rehearsals that lasted from 3 pm until midnight on every day, including weekends. After waiting three years for this documentary to air, I turn it on just to find I have maybe three scenes in which I am in the distant background. I was in the show Kaiulani, and I was exhausted, but excited, it was my first and last performance, and the best time of my life. This documentary did nothing but chronicle the personal lives of the main actors who could afford to bribe the teachers for the part.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: August 27, 2009
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: September 19, 2019

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