Historical, Musical, Feature
1919. Stefan and his father Mike left family in Ukraine, fleeing for the New World, where they struggle to earn enough to re-unite the family. Stefan is instantly smitten with the Jewish suffragette neighbour, Rebecca – but Rebecca’s brother Moishe and Mike oppose the would-be Romeo and Juliet. Returned soldiers, angry at the lack of jobs after the war, violently threaten the city’s immigrants, including Emma, the refugee from racial strife in Oklahoma. When a movement develops for workers to leave their jobs in protest, AJ Anderson, a wealthy lawyer, pits all parties against each other in a dramatic and inspirational final stand.
Robert Adetuyi. In a twenty-five-year Hollywood career as writer/director, Robert Adetuyi has worked on films for major studios Universal, Sony and 20th Century Fox. A specialist in the urban dance genre, he is known for his box office smash, "Stomp the Yard", as well as "Beat the World" and "Bring it On". "Stand!" is his exciting new foray into feature length musical - an adaptation of Danny Schur and Rick Chafe's hit stage musical.