BroadwayCon First Look Adds Amélie, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park and More | Playbill

BroadwayCon BroadwayCon First Look Adds Amélie, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park and More Additional plays and musicals have been added to the exclusive preview of the Broadway spring season.
A scene from Miss Saigon.
A scene from Miss Saigon. Matt Crockett

BroadwayCon has just revealed a new slate of productions that will be previewed as part of the January 29 BroadwayCon First Look presentation, which features musical performances and in-depth discussions with the casts and creative teams from the upcoming Broadway spring season.

New to the lineup are the musicals Amélie and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as well as the revivals of Miss Saigon and Sunday in the Park with George.

Also added is a first-look at the film adaptation of the Michael John LaChiusa musical Hello Again, as well as the new plays Indecent and The Play That Goes Wrong.

Here’s the full breakdown of what fans can expect:

Amélie: A musical number performed by the cast, who will be joined by members of the creative team.

Anastasia: A performance from the show’s co-stars Christy Altomare (Anya) and Derek Klena (Dmitry).

Bandstand: A world-premiere song performed by the show’s co-stars Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, who will be introduced by Tony-winning director-choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A video message from Tony winner Christian Borle (Willy Wonka) and director Jack O’Brien.

Come From Away: A musical performance from cast member Jenn Colella.

Hello Again: An exclusive first look at a scene from the movie adaptation of the musical by LaChiusa that stars Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton, Cheyenne Jackson, T. R. Knight, Rumer Willis, and Jenna Ushkowitz.

Indecent: A presentation by playwright Paula Vogel.

Miss Saigon: A song performance by co-stars Eva Noblezada (Kim) and Alistair Brammer (Chris).

Significant Other: A presentation by director Trip Cullman, playwright Joshua Harmon, and cast members Gideon Glick, Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Barrie, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Sas Goldberg, Jon Behlmann, and Luke Smith.

Sunday in the Park with George: A presentation from Tony-nominated composer-lyricist and recent Encores! Off-Center artistic director Jeanine Tesori.

The Play That Goes Wrong: A video message from the London cast.

BroadwayCon is offering a 25 percent student discount for individuals with a valid student ID. The discount applies to general weekend passes and single-day passes for the three-day event that runs January 27–29 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Use code BCSTUDENT to access the discounted rate. Students will need to provide a student ID when checking in to the event.


BroadwayCon takes you through the stage door to be part of the excitement that happens onstage and behind the scenes. It is a place where Broadway fans come together to celebrate the shows they love with people who bring them to life.

Co-presented by Playbill, Mischief Management, and Anthony Rapp, BroadwayCon 2017 will include stars and artists from A Bronx Tale, Bandstand, Frozen, Hamilton, Significant Other, 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 many more.

Some of the talent announced to participate includes Josh Groban and the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Todrick Hall and the cast of Kinky Boots, Anastasia stars Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, Chazz Palminteri and the cast of A Bronx Tale, the cast and creators of In Transit, Chita Rivera, Andy Blankenbuehler and Bandstand stars Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, Kelli O’Hara, Joel Grey, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Danny Burstein, Christopher Jackson, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lena Hall, Santino Fontana, LaChanze, Daisy Eagan, Laura Bell Bundy, Susan Egan, Alice Ripley, Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera, Donna Murphy, Keala Settle, Nick Adams, Joe DiPietro, Carolee Carmello, Okieriete Onaodowan, Reed Birney, Julia Murney, William Ivey Long, 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, Lesli Margherita, Jenn Colella, Christopher Gattelli, Marc Kudisch, Geneva Carr, Beowulf Boritt, Kathleen Marshall, Max von Essen, Jeremy Jordan, Tony Yazbeck, Ann Harada, Javier Muñoz, Fredi Walker-Browne, Rebecca Luker, and more! Talent availability is subject to change. David Alpert is the director of headline programming for BroadwayCon.

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