Sing


1h 38m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Set in a changing Brooklyn neighborhood, a traditional music competition at a local high school is being eliminated and the neighborhood rallies with students to keep the program, in which students write and perform in an original musical.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA; Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Set in a changing Brooklyn neighborhood, a traditional music competition at a local high school is being eliminated and the neighborhood rallies with students to keep the program, in which students write and perform in an original musical.

Crew

Susan Abrams

Assistant

Richard Alderete

Assistant Editor

David Archibald

Production Assistant

Guenter Bartlik

Scenic Artist

David R Beecroft

Hairdresser

Tory Bellingham

Property Master Assistant

Chris Biden

Property Master

Archie Bleyer

Song

Michael Bolton

Song Performer

Paul Bolton

Electrician

Ray Boyle

Gaffer

Dominique Bruballa

Production Accountant

Robert C Bruckner

Assistant

Peter Bunetta

Song

Bobby Burnett

Song Performer

Jonathan Cain

Song

Paul Carrack

Song Performer

John Carrafa

Choreographer

Louise Casselman

Assistant Director

Bill Champlin

Song Performer

Desmond Child

Song

Julian Chojnacki

Camera Operator

Rick Chudacoff

Song

Craig S Clark

Sound Editor

Betsy Cohen

Casting Associate

Norma Collins

Assistant

Tom Coulter

On-Set Dresser

Kevin Cronin

Song Performer

Maureen Crowe

Music Supervisor

Janet E Cuddy

Production Manager

Jaro Dick

On-Set Dresser

Alexander Distel

Song

Mike Dobie

Sound Editor

Timothy C Dobie

Sound Editor

John Dondertman

Art Director

Linda Dowds

Makeup Assistant

Dean Drabin

Foley Mixer

Fred Ebb

Song

Sherman Edwards

Song

Bud Ellison

Technical Advisor

Stephan Fanfara

Editing

Handizia Feloniuk

Production Assistant

Gina Fowler

Production Coordinator

Peggy Francis

Other

Mort Freedman

Property Master Assistant

Bruce Gaitsch

Song

Art Garfunkel

Song Performer

Linda Gill

Makeup

Wolfgang Glattes

Executive Producer

Charlie Goodchild

Best Boy

Glen Goodchild

Dolly Grip

Wayne Goodchild

Key Grip

Alvin Greenman

Dialogue Coach

Jay Gruska

Music

Michael Hall

Assistant Camera Operator

Greg Hancock

Video Assist/Playback

Ted Hanlan

Stunt Coordinator

Michele Harney

Wardrobe

Michael Harris

Set Decorator

Leonard J Harrison

Assistant

John M Hay

Costume Designer

Googie Hecker

Foley Artist

Perry Hoffman

Assistant Camera Operator

Veronica Holman

Craft Service

Leslie Hooper

Assistant

Alfred Horn

Sound

Jere Huggins

Editor

J Paul Huntsman

Adr Editor

Donna Isaacson

Casting

Tim Jacobi

Assistant

Robert James

On-Set Dresser

Wiets Jekel

Construction Coordinator

Lise Johnson

Assistant

Michael J Johnson

Assistant Director

Tamara Kaiser

Assistant

John Kander

Song

Thomas F. Kelly

Song

Johnny Kemp

Song Performer

Elena Kenney

On-Set Dresser

Jan Kiesser

Photography

Rick Kline

Sound

Craig Kohne

Transportation Captain

Tom Kramer

Music Editor

Laura Krumholz

Apprentice

Patti Labelle

Song Performer

Diana Ladyshewsky

Hair Assistant

Dennis Lambert

Song

Gregg Landaker

Sound

Arthur Langevin

Special Effects

Julius Larosa

Song

Julius Larosa

Song Performer

Rhett Lawrence

Song

David Lee

Sound

Patrick Leonard

Song

Maria Leone

Choreographer

Brian Levy

Casting

John S. Lyons

Casting

Maria Marini

Accounting Assistant

Mary Jo Markey

Apprentice

Richard Marx

Song

Steve Maslow

Sound

James Mcateer

Art Director

Rob Mcewan

Photography

Tom Mcmurtry

Music Editor

Neil Meron

Coproducer

Gene Miller

Song Performer

Reginald H Morris

Photography

Joseph A Mosca

Assistant Editor

John Motyer

Boom Operator

Colin Mount

Sound Editor

Michael Mulconery

Assistant Editor

Karen Nadon

Production Assistant

Craig Nisker

Assistant Editor

Terri Nunn

Song Performer

Bruce Nyznik

Music Editor

Michael Omartian

Song

Catherine Oppenheimer

Choreographer

James Oswald

Art Director

Martin Page

Song

Ellen Parks

Casting Associate

Nia Peeples

Song Performer

Richard J Perotto

Assistant Camera Operator

Debbie Peterson

Sound Editor

Dean Pitchford

Song

Dean Pitchford

Screenplay

Branko Racki

Stunts

Ben Raleigh

Song

Liz Ramoz

Casting

Jena Rankin

Song Performer

Jackie Rawe

Song Performer

Brinda Ray

Craft Service

Jack Reardon

Song

Karen Renaut

Wardrobe

Regina Robb

Other

Char Rutherford

Assistant

Otis Sallid

Choreographer

Carolann Sanchez

Adr Editor

Danny Sawyer

Song Performer

Karl Schneider

Other

Andrew Shea

Assistant Director

Bud Smith

Editor

Charles Ewing Smith

Sound Editor

Scott Smith

Editor

Geoffrey Smither

Location Assistant

Tom Snow

Song

Tom Snow

Technical Advisor

Karen Sonet

Casting Associate

Peter Sova

Director Of Photography

Bill Spahic

Assistant Director

David Spence

Sound Editor

Carol Spier

Production Designer

Billy Steinberg

Song

Laim Sternberg

Song

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Madeleine Stewart

Assistant

Gillian Stokvis

Assistant Camera Operator

Dawn M Stoliar

Assistant Editor

Rachel Sweet

Song Performer

Nick Sweetman

Transportation Coordinator

Steve Switzer

Video Playback

Anna Szomolay

Production Assistant

Francine Tanguay

Wardrobe

Mickey Thomas

Song Performer

Bert Tougas

Camera Operator

Neil Trifunovich

Special Effects Supervisor

Steve Wakefield

Location Manager

Diane Warren

Song

Laurnea Wilkerson

Song Performer

Mimi Wolch

Script Supervisor

Peter Wolf

Song

Hawk Wolinski

Song

Anne Wootten

Other

Craig Zadan

Producer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA; Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video September 28, 1989

Released in United States Spring March 31, 1989

Directorial debut for Richard Baskin. The "Sing" music competitions began in Brooklyn high schools in 1947.

Began shooting February 1, 1988.

Completed shooting May 13, 1988.

Released in United States Spring March 31, 1989

Released in United States on Video September 28, 1989