BroadwayCon’s First Look Adds Anastasia’s Christy Altomare and Derek Klena

BroadwayCon   BroadwayCon’s First Look Adds Anastasia’s Christy Altomare and Derek Klena
BroadwayCon attendees will get an exclusive first look at the anticipated Broadway musical.

The new stage adaptation of the 1997 animated film Anastasia arrives on Broadway in March, but BroadwayCon attendees will get an exclusive first look at the musical in January.

Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, who star as Anya and Dmitry, respectively, will preview musical moments from Anastasia as part of BroadwayCon’s First Look showcase, which gives attendees an exclusive preview of the upcoming Broadway season.

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Anastasia is the latest musical from the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island). It has a book by Tony Award-winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally (Ragtime, Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman). Anastasia will officially open on Broadway April 24, 2017, at the Broadhurst Theatre. Previews begin March 23.

Last year, BroadwayCon’s First Look showcase gave fans an early preview of several new musicals, including Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 and Waitress, which featured a special performance from Sara Bareilles.

BroadwayCon returns January 27–29, 2017, at the Javits Center with an expanded slate of programming.

Here’s a look at the Broadway artists set for BroadwayCon 2017: Josh Groban and the cast of The Great Comet, Kelli O’Hara, Cynthia Nixon, 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, Judy Kuhn, Michael Cerveris, 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.

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.

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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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