BroadwayCon First Look Lines Up Bandstand, Come From Away, and Significant Other

BroadwayCon   BroadwayCon First Look Lines Up Bandstand, Come From Away, and Significant Other
Fans will get an exclusive preview of the new shows in store for the Broadway spring season.

Three more shows have been announced to take part in the BroadwayCon First Look showcase, which gives theatre fans an exclusive sneak peek at the season’s upcoming shows. Set to take place January 29, 2017, the BroadwayCon First Look features musical performances and in-depth discussions with the casts and creative teams.

BroadwayCon returns January 27–29, 2017, at the Javits Center. Learn more about the various ticket packages here.

Joining the First Look lineup are the musicals Bandstand and Come From Away, as well as the timely new play Significant Other. The program will also showcase the previously announced musical Anastasia.

Representing the Swing-era musical Bandstand will be the show’s co-stars, Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, as well as director-choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, who is hot off his Tony win for Hamilton.

Currently confirmed for Come From Away, a new musical that tells the story of travelers stranded on September 11, 2001, are cast member Jenn Colella and musical supervisor Ian Eisendrath.

Significant Other, the new Joshua Harmon play about New York City twenty-somethings, will feature cast members Gideon Glick, Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Barrie, Sas Goldberg, and Rebecca Naomi Jones, as well as playwright Harmon, and director Trip Cullman.

The First Look presentation also includes a look at the expanded and re-envisioned stage adaptation of the 1997 animated film Anastasia. Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, who star as Anya and Dmitry, respectively, will preview musical moments from the Ahrens and Flaherty musical.


Check back for additional shows and talent in the coming weeks. Check out the current lineup of stars here.

Co-presented by Playbill, Mischief Management, and Anthony Rapp, the one-of-a-kind weekend includes panels, performances, one-on-one star moments, seminars, autograph and photo sessions, a booming Marketplace, and other activities.

BroadwayCon 2017 will also include 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.

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.

Get BroadwayCon tickets here.

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