The Broadway premiere of Bandstand played its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on September 17, 2017.
(Photo by Jeremy Daniel)
BANDSTAND brings the swing-fueled, against-all-odds story of singer/songwriter Donny Novitski and his band of mismatched fellow vets brilliantly to the stage.
When a national contest to find America’s next music sensation offers a chance at fame and Hollywood fortune, Donny must whip his boys into fighting shape. Teaming up with a beautiful young war widow as their singer, and playing for every voiceless underdog in a world that has left them behind, they will risk everything to redefine the meaning of victory and sing truth to power.
Directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, and Beth Leavel, and featuring an explosive original score, BANDSTAND is a truly American celebration of the men and women whose personal bravery defined a nation.