Broadway’s Holiday Inn to Hit Movie Theatres

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The Roundabout Theatre production, captured live for BroadwayHD, will be screened in select cinemas.
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Company Joan Marcus

Fathom Events has confirmed that it will bring the Broadway musical Holiday Inn to big screens on November 16. The Roundabout Theatre production, which was captured live from Studio 54 for BroadwayHD in January, will be screened in select theatres.

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Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer and company Joan Marcus

Participating cinemas will be announced at a later date, with tickets scheduled to go on sale October 6.

As previously announced, PBS’ Great Performances will also present the BroadwayHD capture of Holiday Inn on November 24 as part of a fall lineup that also includes She Loves Me (October 20) and Present Laughter (November 3).

Read: PBS WILL BROADCAST BROADWAY'S SHE LOVES ME, HOLIDAY INN, AND PRESENT LAUGHTER

Inspired by the 1942 film, Holiday Inn follows Jim and Linda, who turn a Connecticut farmhouse into a dazzling inn filled with performances. The new musical features music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge.

The Broadway production began previews September 1, 2016 at Studio 54 and officially opened October 6. The show starred Bryce Pinkham, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Corbin Bleu, and Lora Lee Gayer.

Holiday Inn features over 20 classic songs from the Berlin catalogue, including “Steppin’ Out With My Baby,” “Shaking the Blues Away,” “Easter Parade,” “Cheek to Cheek” and “Heatwave.”

The Broadway cast also included Malik Akil, Will Burton, Barry Busby, Darien Crago, Caley Crawford, Jenifer Foote, Morgan Gao, Matt Meigs, Shina Ann Morris, Catherine Ricafort, Drew Redington, Amanda Rose, Jonalyn Saxer, Parker Slaybaugh, Samantha Sturm, Amy Van Norstrand, Travis Ward-Osborne, Paige Williams, Victor Wisehart, Kevin Worley, and Borris York.

The musical was directed by Greenberg, with choreography by Denis Jones. The live capture was directed for the screen by David Horn,and filmed January 14—just the day before it closed on Broadway.

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