In a city where everyone is trying to make it, an aspiring actress and her jazz musician boyfriend struggle to make ends meet. Listen as Emma Stone shows off her singing talent in this romantic musical with an old-Hollywood feel.
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Theater geeks have plenty of reasons to sing this winter.

While there has been no shortage of Broadway adaptations (Into the Woods, Les Misérables) and “jukebox” musicals (Pitch Perfect, Glee) this decade, rarely have so many projects with original songs hoofed it to the screen at once. Rachel Bloom’s musical dark comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend returned to CW in October, and Fox’s showbiz drama Star, created by Empire‘s Lee Daniels, and Oscar hopeful La La Land are set to launch this month.

La La Land (in theaters Friday in New York and…