This January, New York hosts BroadwayCon, the three-day expo where fans meet and interact with their favorite Broadway stars. Not only does this event showcase some of Broadway’s newest and most exciting shows, it offers a place where industry professionals can work alongside the next generation of up-and-coming performers, and where fans can come together to celebrate their passions and the magic of theater. Read on for just some of what BroadwayCon has to offer!
Must-see Programming for All Broadway Lovers
Learn from some of Broadway’s top stars, get a first look at upcoming shows, and so much more, all weekend long at the BroadwayCon MainStage. In the “Absolute Beginner Dance Basics Workshop,” attendees with no dance experience will learn the most essential elements of theoretical choreography. In “Spotlight: Mean Girls,” the cast and creatives of “Mean Girls” will spill all the dirty little secrets of working on the show. And in “From Broadway to High School (and back!),” Tari Stratton will moderate a discussion with industry professionals to discuss the challenges and joys of seeing their work brought to life in different theaters around the country.
Top Talent will Bring Down the House
Now is your chance to see some of your favorite Broadway stars! Get to know nine-time Tony Award nominee Kathleen Marshall, who has won the award three times for Best Choreography for Broadway revivals of “Wonderful Town,” “The Pajama Game,” and “Anything Goes.” Meet star Robby Clater, whose credits include “Pretty Woman The Musical,” “Dreamgirls,” and many more. And chat with actor Ellie Desautels, who made their acting debut in NBC’s drama “Rise.” Check out the full list for all the incredible special guests at this year’s BroadwayCon!
A Star is Born with BroadwayCon’s Star To Be 2019
The Second Annual BroadwayCon Star To Be talent competition is here! Over the past few months, ten finalists have been handpicked to perform on the BroadwayCon MainStage. Next month, they’ll be competing in front of three celebrity judges and a room full of fellow Broadway fans! Don’t miss this opportunity to cheer on some of your fellow fans, and watch some amazing up-and-coming talent perform a Broadway play-inspired act!
“BroadwayCon is a theatre-lover’s wonderland. There is so much happening all the time. Fans and attendees will walk in and feel like they have too many things they want to do and see in a place where they can geek out about this thing they love.” – Melissa Anelli, CEO of Mischief Management