'Broadway Backstage: Spring Preview' on ABC7

WABC logo
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Join Eyewitness News anchor Michelle Charlesworth and actor Brian d'Arcy James -- known for his work in TV, film and stage and currently starring in "The Ferryman," one of this season's most talked about dramas for our half-hour special "Broadway Backstage: Spring Preview."

We'll give you an inside look at all the new shows and biggest names vying for your attention, including:

-Kelli O'Hara / "Kiss Me Kate"

-Audra McDonald /Michael Shannon /"Frankie & Johnny in the Claire de Lune"

-Annette Bening & Tracy Letts / "All My Sons"

-Ruth Wilson / "King Lear"

-Jonny Lee Miller / "Ink"

-Santino Fontana / "Tootsie"

Plus, stars from "Hadestown," "Beeetlejuice," "Oklahoma," "Be More Chill" and the Temptations inspired musical "Ain't Too Proud."

We go backstage at the hit musical "The Cher Show" for an up close and personal look at the fabulous costumes and the work of renowned designer Bob Mackie.

Plus, we'll sit in on a Master Class taught by Tony Award winner Beth Leavel, star of breakout hit "The Prom."

And, Michelle Charlesworth sits in on an illuminating discussion among some of Broadway's most powerful women, as Disney Theatrical salutes Women's Day on Broadway.

This is your go-to guide to the new Broadway season, from new musicals to soul searching dramas.




The Ferryman




King Lear

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus

Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune

Hillary and Clinton

Kiss Me Kate/All My Sons

Ain't Too Proud: The Life & Times of the Temptations

Be More Chill

What the Constitution Means to Me

Burn This



Sidebar stories

Jimmy Awards

Dear Evan Hansen

The Cher Show

Women of Broadway


* More Manhattan news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts