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WABC-7 TV Presents "Broadway Backstage: Fall Preview" Sat Oct 24

WABC-7 TV PRESENTS

“BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW”

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT 7:30PM-8:00 PM

 

Hosted by BYE BYE BIRDIE’s John Stamos

and WABC-TV’s Lori Stokes

Tune in to WABC on Channel 7 for a sneak peek at

Broadway’s hottest shows including:

 

AFTER MISS JULIE, BURN THE FLOOR, BYE BYE BIRDIE, HAMLET, THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS, RAGTIME, THE ROYAL FAMILY, SHREK THE MUSICAL,
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK, WISHFUL DRINKING

 

From highly anticipated musical revivals, compelling dramas to light hearted comedies, there’s something for everyone on Broadway this fall. WABC-7 will feature cast interviews and a special behind-the-scenes look at the following new Broadway shows and events:

  • AFTER MISS JULIE

WABC sits down with Sienna Miller, Jonny Lee Miller & Marin Ireland to discuss Patrick Marber’s sexy drama, which opens TONIGHT on Broadway.

  • BURN THE FLOOR

Learn how the hottest dancers on Broadway keep moving when three BURN THE FLOOR cast members and the fastest wardrobe department on the street discuss the tricks of the trade.

  • BYE BYE BIRDIE

The stars of this beloved musical talk to WABC during a break from rehearsals.  John Stamos, Gina Gershon, Bill Irwin, Nolan Gerard Funk (and more!) discuss bringing the music of BYE BYE BIRDIE back to Broadway after almost 50 years!

  • HAMLET

HAMLET star Jude Law discusses bringing HAMLET, directed by Michael Grandage to Broadway this fall.  WABC cameras also caught the starry opening night red carpet.

  • THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS

WABC talks to the casts of the first Broadway revivals of Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound, including star Laurie Metcalf

  • RAGTIME

Director-Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge talks to WABC about making her Broadway debut with the anticipated return of the epic American musical RAGTIME. Cast members Stephanie Umoh (Sarah) and Robert Petkoff (Tateh) also share their excitement over bringing this glorious musical back to Broadway.

  • THE ROYAL FAMILY

Ana Gasteyer and John Glover discuss bringing Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of the classic comedy THE ROYAL FAMILY by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber and directed by Doug Hughes back to Broadway.

  • SHREK THE MUSICAL

Tony-nominated actor Christopher Sieber who plays Lord Farquaad in SHREK THE MUSICALtakes WABC cameras behind-the-scenes to show how he drops drastically in height for each performance.

  • SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK

WABC takes a behind the scenes look at a recent open casting call held at The Knitting Factory in New York City for the upcoming show with music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge, direction by Julie Taymor, and book by Taymor and Glen Berger. SPIDER-MAN producers and casting agency Telsey + Co held a casting tour that spanned six cities and thousands of candidates.

  • WISHFUL DRINKING

Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher talks to WABC about bringing her hilarious one-woman show to Broadway.

 

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