Vanessa Hudgens unveiled her newest tattoo on Sunday: delicate cursive phrases studying “Cages or Wings” on her shoulder. The actress shared three photographs that includes the brand new ink on Instagram, thanking tattoo artist Mr. Okay for the work. Hudgens’ mates praised the brand new tattoo, although apparently she restricted which followers had been allowed to touch upon the put up.
Hudgens posted two black-and-white close-ups of the tattoo, and one image the place she and her friends posed outdoors of the Bang Bang Tattoo studio in New York Metropolis. She wore a black face masks, a grey hat and an identical crop-top, standing at an angle so the brand new tattoo was clearly seen. The phrase “cages or wings” was seemingly a reference to the musical Tick, Tick… BOOM!, which Hudgens just lately starred in a film adaptation of. She appeared to verify this by captioning the post “for JL,” presumably that means Jonathan Larson, the composer behind the play.
Hudgens is stars in an upcoming movie adaptation of Tick, Tick… BOOM! which shall be launched as a Netflix unique movie. The film is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda in his characteristic movie directoral debut, and along with Hudgens, it stars Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, Judith Mild and Bradley Whitford.
Filming on Tick, Tick… BOOM! started in March of 2020, although it rapidly shut down as a result of coronavirus pandemic. Manufacturing lastly resumed in October, and in line with a report by The Daily Mail, it just lately wrapped up. The story is taken into account semi-autobiographical for Larson, who wrote it about his personal artistic “midlife disaster” throughout the early Nineteen Eighties.
Larson is best-known for writing and composing Lease, for which he gained a Pulitzer Prize and three Tony Awards. Nevertheless, Tick, Tick… BOOM! was written and carried out earlier than Larson had achieved such fame, in its earliest type. Larson handed away in 1996, so he by no means lived to see Tick, Tick… BOOM! obtain the extent of cultural affect it now enjoys.
It is sensible that Hudgens would really feel an in depth reference to Larson and his work, contemplating how giant it has loomed in her personal profession. After gaining fame largely from the success of Disney’s Excessive College Musical, Hudgens went on to star in a theatrical manufacturing of Lease in Hollywood. On the time, critics mocked this casting resolution, regardless of Hudgens’ apparent expertise with musical manufacturing.
Hudgens returned to musical theater in 2015 for a manufacturing of Gigi, which ran on Broadway. In 2016, she starred within the televised musical Grease: Stay, and in 2019 she starred in Lease: Stay as effectively. To this point, there isn’t any launch date for Tick, Tick… BOOM! but, however followers are desirous to see Hudgens again in her musical roots as quickly as doable.