The Broadway Showcase returns for its fifth season on Monday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m.
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For the fifth time in seven seasons, the season finale of Broadway’s “Broadway’s Big Weekend” will air live on ABC beginning at 7 p.d. on Thursday, July 19.
As usual, the event will be hosted by Broadway legend P.J. Barnstein and directed by the award-winning Broadway legend, Anna Kujala.
Tickets for this season’s event, which will feature performances from musicals by James Baldwin, George Carlin, Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Stephen Sondheim, and John Cusack, will go on sale this Thursday, March 19.
Tickets are priced at $59.95 each.
The Broadway show will be accompanied by an all-star cast that includes the cast of Broadway classics “The Big Weekend,” “The Piano Guys,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Marriage,” “In the Mood for Love,” “Miss Daisy,” and “The Three Musketeers.”
In addition to the musicals, Broadway will also present a musical by David Foster Wallace, and an evening of “Bessie,” “Gigi,” and the world’s most popular musicals.
The show will air in more than 100 cities, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and more.
Broadway will again showcase the world premiere of the film, “Café Society,” and its Broadway debut will be featured on Broadway.
In addition, the show will feature a tribute to The Broadway World, a tribute performance of the Broadway musical “Avenue Q,” and a special performance of “Rhapsody in Blue.”
“The Broadway Showtime” will begin with an encore performance from the Broadway World on Saturday, July 24, followed by a performance from Broadway World at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Sunday, July 25, and a musical from the Wreck-It Ralph musicals at The Lincoln Center on Monday.
Tickets to these performances are priced $60.00 each.
“The Musical” will premiere on Broadway on Thursday at 7 pm ET, and the following day will air on ABC on ABC, followed up by the Broadway show on Sunday.
“Broaden” will be an all time Broadway record-breaking show that is the only Broadway musical that will not have a show in its first season, and is the first Broadway show to air on two networks, ABC and Disney Channel.
It will be followed by the “Big Weekend” at 8:30 pm ET on Monday and the “Bella” show at 9 pm ET Sunday.
This season’s Broadway show is the third time the show has aired live on the ABC network, following “The Raging Bull” and “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.”
The show is sponsored by ABC Family and ABC Studios, and it will air at 8 p.g. on ABC Family, 9 p.b. on Disney Channel, and 10 p.a. on The Disney Channel on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
The season premiere will be a live special featuring the cast, along with the world-famous Broadway orchestra, featuring performances from the musical “Gigli,” “Dance in the Dark,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and many more.
“Cabaret” is a musical directed by Anna Kuji, who will play the title role, along, with choreographer, choreographer and costume designer, Stephanie D’Agostino.
The production is a celebration of women in the arts.
Tickets range from $30.00 for one-hour admission, $40.00 two-hour, $60, and $100.00 three-hour.
Tickets also include access to exclusive Broadway show previews, photo opportunities with Broadway stars, exclusive ticket giveaways, and special behind-the-scenes features.
This show is also supported by a number of organizations.
Broadway is the largest, longest-running independent Broadway musical, and was the most-watched musical of the season, with more than 50 million viewers, according to Nielsen data.
The musical was produced and choreographed by Broadway World and is produced by The New York Playwrights Theatre, and The New Jersey Performing Arts Commission.
The “Broadcast of Broadway” was also created and is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
BroadwayWorld, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the arts and to the promotion of the arts, has produced over 10,000 performances, including the most popular and highest-rated musicals of all time.
The nonprofit organization has been supported by the following donors: The David Rockefeller Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, National Endowments for the Humanities, The Ford Foundation, New York