The cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading is the theme of "Bring It On." In the 2000 film, newly appointed cheer captain Torrance Shipman learns that the routines that have helped the school win five consecutive national titles have been stolen from an inner-city high school and must guide the squad's attempt to win a title without relying on any pilfered material. In the musical that debuted in Atlanta in 2011, newly appointed cheer captain Campbell Davis finds herself redistricted to an inner-city high school without a cheerleading team and must assemble a squad to compete against her protege-turned-nemesis who took her place after she transferred. Following a national tour, "Bring It On: The Musical" had a limited run on Broadway in 2012 and earned two Tony Award nominations.
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