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Today, PBS released a brand new documentary following the legacy of Broadway’s unforgettable history. The new documentary entitled BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE will give you an All Access pass behind the scenes into the creation of some of the most legendary shows from 1959 to the early 1980s. Some of these shows features include….
Once Upon A Mattress,
and so much more.
Hosted by Tony nominee Jonathan Groff, it features interviews with many notable stars who wowed Broadway at that time. Tons of real talk behind the scenes stories you’ve never even knew until now. The lineup includes…
Glenn Close,
André De Shields,
Robert Goulet,
Liza Minnelli,
Ben Vereen,
and more
It was created and directed by the late filmmaker Rick McKay who passed away in 2018.
It is a continuation of a 2003 documentary entitled BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE which followed the journeys of several notable shows from the 1940’s through the mid 1950’s. Some of these shows included the legendary musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein consisting of…..
Other shows features include….
Kiss Me Kate,
Lil Abner,
Damn Yankees,
and so much more.
This new documentary BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE has been in the works for nearly 2 decades since the original was released. In 2017, McKay successfully made a Kickstarter campaign in to get this sequel completed. However, after he passed away, the future of the documentary was uncertain.
Watch it below right now or tune in to your local PBS station to watch it!!!
How powerful is this documentary?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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