As part of BroadwayCon Week, we are introducing a new theme each day celebrating what’s in store for 2017, as well as the best-of moments from the first-ever BroadwayCon.
October 18 is Musicals Day, and we’re raising the curtain on some exciting talent and taking a look at some once-in-a-lifetime moments from last year’s BroadwayCon.
BroadwayCon 2017 will feature stars and artists from Frozen, Hamilton, War Paint, In Transit, The Great Comet, Waitress, School of Rock, Newsies, Dear Evan Hansen, Once On This Island, Hedwig, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom of the Opera, A New Brain, Wicked, Allegiance, Grease, Cinderella, If/Then, Something Rotten!, Rent, and more.
BroadwayCon musical panels will include a special presentation by the cast and creators of Broadway’s a cappella musical In Transit (January 28), as well as Josh Groban and the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (January 27).
Here’s a look at the confirmed talent: Kelli O’Hara, Cynthia Nixon, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Danny Burstein, Christopher Jackson, Jonathan Groff, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lena Hall, Christine Ebersole, Santino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Ana Gasteyer, LaChanze, Daisy Eagan, Josh Young, Adam Kantor, Joe DiPietro, George Takei, Carolee Carmello, Okieriete Onaodowan, Reed Birney, Julia Murney, Tina Landau, Ben Cameron, Ryann Redmond, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Melissa Errico, David Henry Hwang, Tim Federle, Eric Anderson, Des McAnuff, Seth Rudetsky, Lisa Howard, Lorin Latarro, Laura Osnes, Lesli Margherita, Alex Brightman, Jenn Colella, Christopher Gattelli, Marc Kudisch, Geneva Carr, Beowulf Boritt, Kathleen Marshall, Max von Essen, Jeremy Jordan, Tony Yazbeck, Rob McClure, Ann Harada, John Cameron Mitchell, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Javier Muñoz, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Rebecca Luker. Talent availability is subject to change. David Alpert is the director of headline programming for BroadwayCon.
Returning this year will be original musical numbers, nighttime concerts, sing-alongs, and more.
BroadwayCon 2016 was packed with unforgettable Broadway moments, from the Rent reunion, to panels with Fun Home, Fiddler on the Roof, Something Rotten!, and more.
Here’s a look at some favorite moments from last year. We can't wait to show you even more of what's in store for 2017!
The Rent reunion!
Sara Bareilles sings Waitress!
Fun Home cast panel!
A first look at The Great Comet!