Broadway Backstage: Watch it here on abc7NY

NEW YORK -- Join Eyewitness News Anchor, Michelle Charlesworth and Harvey Fierstein, Broadway legend and creator of "Torch Song," one of this season's most talked about plays, for "Broadway Backstage" - it's right here on

There's so much to choose from on the Great White Way, and we'll help you decide which shows are worth your time and money. We've got the inside info on all the hottest tickets and biggest names, including:

  • Kerry Washington/ "American Son"
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones & Bobby Cannavale / "The Lifespan of a Fact"
  • Bryan Cranston & Tony Goldwyn/ "Network
  • Laura Donnelly / "The Ferryman"
  • Stephanie J. Block / "The Cher Show"
  • Andy Karl / "Pretty Woman"
Co-host Harvey Fierstein gives us the scoop on "Torch Song" and the long running hit he wrote with Cyndi Lauper, "Kinky Boots". And we go backstage at "The Cher Show" for an up close and personal visit to the dressing room of Stephanie J. Block who plays Cher. Plus, we get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the creature who's looming large over Broadway this season- King Kong! Hear the stars' secrets about how they prepare for performances and get all the news & notes of the comings and goings on the Great White Way.

This is your go-to guide to the new Broadway season from new musicals to soul searching dramas- abc7NY's got it all!!

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Watch the finale of our half hour look inside this season's shows on Broadway.


Segment One
Torch Song
Head Over Heels
The Prom
American Son


Segment Two
The Lifespan of a Fact
The Ferryman
The Waverly Gallery
The Cher Show

Segment Three
To Kill a Mockingbird
Pretty Woman
King Kong

New York, ACLU
NYC & Company
The Drama League

Broadway Green Alliance

Segment Four
Choir Boy
True West
Kiss Me, Kate!
Ain't Too Proud
The New One
Bruce Springsteen
School of Rock
Kinky Boots
Moulin Rouge