Alice Ripley and Great Comet Designer Join BroadwayCon

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The one-of-a-kind event that brings you through the stage door to be part of the excitement that happens onstage and behind-the-scenes is only three months away.
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Tony Award-winning Next to Normal and Side Show star Alice Ripley, along with Mimi Lien—the inventive scenic designer behind Broadway’s new immersive musical The Great Comet—have joined the lineup for BroadwayCon.

From January 27–29, 2017, some of Broadway’s biggest fans, performers, and creators from classic and current shows will gather at the Javits Convention Center to perform, discuss, debate, and celebrate theatre.

Just this week alone, BroadwayCon has announced Tony and Academy Award-winning Cabaret star Joel Grey; Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder); Tony winner Michael Cerveris and Tony-nominated Fun Home co-star Judy Kuhn; as well as Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, who will preview the new Broadway musical Anastasia.

The three-day weekend will be packed with stars from The Great Comet, Frozen, Hamilton, War Paint, In Transit, 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 to be announced.

Here’s a look at the confirmed talent: Josh Groban and the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, the cast and creators of In Transit, 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.

Available ticket packages follow:

A $250 full-weekend general pass will provide access to all BroadwayCon programming (panels, performances, keynotes, discussions, and more), as well as guaranteed seating at MainStage events and special guest autograph and photo opportunities. This pass also includes the official program book (printed by Playbill), a registration swag bag and access to the BroadwayCon Marketplace.

The $95 Day Pass provides day-only access to BroadwayCon programming (panels, performances, keynotes, discussions). This pass also includes the official program book and access to the BroadwayCon Marketplace.

Don't miss out! Get BroadwayCon tickets here.

The New York Marriot Marquis, located in the heart of Times Square, is the official hotel partner for BroadwayCon, and special guest rates are currently available for BroadwayCon attendees.

Guest-rate perks also include early convention check-in at the Marriott on Thursday night, saving you valuable time for programming on Friday morning. Morning and evening transportation will also be available to the Javits Center from the Marriott Marquis.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be in the room where it happens at BroadwayCon, while staying in the heart of Broadway.

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