About the film
Broadway : Beyond the Golden Age
Release Date: August 14, 2021
|Production Companies||:||Broadway: The Golden Age and Beyond LLC, The WNET Group|
|Producers||:||Kimberly Reed, David Horn, Rick McKay, Mitch Owgang, Corey Brunish, Jamie deRoy, Albert M. Tapper, Anne L. Bernstein, Jack Coco, Jane Klain, Richard Eric Weigle, Michael Anastasio, James Berry, Frances B. Bator, Rachel Roark Stange, Celia Castevens|
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age explores the world of Broadway from 1959 through the early 1980s as recounted by a diverse cast of Broadway stars who lived through it, creating a first-hand archive of personal backstage stories and memories. The new documentary is the long-awaited sequel to late filmmaker Rick McKay’s award-winning 2003 film Broadway: The Golden Age, continuing the saga into the '60s and '70s and spotlighting beloved classic Broadway shows including Once Upon a Mattress, Bye Bye Birdie, Barefoot in the Park, Pippin, A Chorus Line, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Chicago, and 42nd Street. Featuring a galaxy of stars including Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Glenn Close, André De Shields, Jane Fonda, Robert Goulet, Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Ben Vereen, and many more, the film also includes rare archival photos and never-before-seen footage both onstage and off.