Broadway Close Up
Broadway Close Up gives theater fans a new perspective on the shows and songs they love, plus a sneak peek at of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters. Compelling performances along with eye-opening interviews with theater writers and composers illuminating the creative process have made the series a must-see for New York’s most serious and knowledgeable theater fans.
LIZ CALLAWAY kicks off the new season with a taste of some of the best new musicals headed for New York theaters at Bound for Broadway. Meet MAURY YESTON and hear the stories behind Nine and Titanic, which swept the Tonys with five each. Delve into the fascinating history of one-hit wonders like Hair and The Music Man. And finally, Music Director DAVID LOUD will take you on an unforgettable tour of FRANK LOESSER's huge Broadway hits as well as his lesser-known earlier songs.
The 2016 performers include Tony nominees KATE BALDWIN (Finian’s Rainbow) and MARK JACOBY (Show Boat), REBECCA LUKER (Fun Home), MATTHEW SCOTT (Sondheim on Sondheim), AMY JUSTMAN (Company), ALISON LUFF (Les Miserables), JEFFREY DENMAN (The Producers), KIRSTEN SCOTT (Big Fish), ALLISON BLACKWELL (A Night with Janis Joplin), JOSH GRISETTI (It Shoulda Been You), SALLY WILFERT (Assassins) and COREY COTT (Newsies).