WABC-7 TV PRESENTS
“BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW”
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23; 7:30 – 8:00 PM
Hosted by A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC star Bernadette Peters
& WABC-7 News Anchor Michelle Charlesworth
Tune in to WABC on Channel 7 for a sneak peek at
Broadway’s hottest shows including:
BRIEF ENCOUNTER, ELLING, LOMBARDI, MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION,
THE PITMEN PAINTERS, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, TIME STANDS STILL
From highly anticipated new musicals to starry 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:
Denis O’Hare, star of Broadway’s ELLING, talks to WABC about playing the title role in this new comedy based on the Oscar nominated film of the same name.
Dan Lauria and Judith Light star in this new American play about the iconic Hall of Fame football coach, one of America’s most inspirational and mercurial personalities. The National Football League makes its Broadway bow as a special producing partner.
- MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION
Cherry Jones, star of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION, talks to WABC about trading in her nun boots for sexy boots in this Broadway revival.
- o THE PITMEN PAINTERS
Cast members from Lee Hall’s THE PITMEN PAINTERS at Manhattan Theatre Club ruminate on making their Broadway debuts and portraying members of the Ashington Group – miners from Northumberland who became celebrated painters.
- o THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
Cast members and the creative team for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS discuss bringing the thrilling final collaboration of legendary songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb to Broadway.
- TIME STANDS STILL
Laura Linney, Brian d’Arcy James, Eric Bogosian and Christina Ricci talk about bringing the hit play TIME STANDS STILL, back to Broadway’s Cort Theatre.
The show can also be seen for 2 weeks following the broadcast at www.7online.com/broadway
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