ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Poster

Release Date: May 11th, 2007

PG|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Dori Berinstein charts the evolution of four Broadway shows from inception to Tony Awards during the 2003-2004 season: "Wicked," "Taboo," "Avenue Q" and "Caroline, or Change." Featured cast members and producers include Idina Menzel, Rosie O'Donnell, Boy George, Alan Cumming and Euan Morton.

Director: Dori Berinstein

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Dramatic Forces

Distributors: Regent Releasing

Keywords: 2000s, Rise, Rivalry, Amusing, Fascinating, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Along the way Dori Berinstein's cameras catch gallant theater people doing what they've done since Sophocles was a pup: rehearsing, revising, worrying, learning, stretching, struggling to bump things up from good to wonderful and constantly, fervently hoping. show more

  • Much of this strikingly human, rapidly paced and laudably well-rounded film is fascinating. show more

  • What stands out, not surprisingly, is the work and passion that goes into the shows. But seeing all this from the inside creates an extraordinary level of empathy for those involved. show more

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