Bandstand the musical that premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse last year, has joined the throng of new musicals crowding into the 2016-17 Broadway season, lining up an April opening at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
Formerly called “The Bandstand” before creators dropped the article, Bandstand follows a musician in 1945 who pulls together a ragtag band of WWII vets to participate in a swing-band competition. Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Corey Cott (Gigi) star in the production, directed and choreographed by Tony-winning Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler.
With Bandstand added to the mix, the 2016-17 Broadway season is filling up quickly, particularly with new musicals... READ MORE
Photograph by Jerry Dalia