Keala Settle’s Lettie Lutz, the Bearded Lady from The Greatest Showman, Channels Maria from The Sound of Music

The Greatest Showman Is the New Sound of Music

Showman is the movie we’ve waited fifty years for and a new generation’s cultural touchstone

When The Sound of Music premiered in 1965, the long-lived wave of movie musicals was already breaking. The movie was ruthlessly panned by reviewers, who mocked it for its supposed sappiness and overly-loose take on the facts. It went on to play in movie theaters for over four years and stands…