Set amidst the 1940s smoke-filled swing scene, Bandstand brings the against-all-odds story of singer/songwriter Donny Novitski and his band of mismatched fellow WWII veterans to the Broadway stage. Follow the heartfelt story of Donny and his gang as they enter a national radio competition which aims to find America’s next big swing band. With Hollywood fame and fortune in mind, Donny whips his wise-cracking crew into tip-top shape. They team up with the beautiful young war widow Julia as their singer and are determined to shake off their past experiences, struggles and visions of the battlefield which threaten to tear them apart. Watch them risk it all and redefine the meaning of victory in this American story of love, loss, triumph and the bravery of everyday men and women with Bandstand tickets at great prices from ShowTickets.com. Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Grease, Bonnie and Clyde), Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi), and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone) star in this New American Musical. Plus, with an explosive big band-style score and seamless swing dance choreography, this is one Broadway number you don’t want to miss during your next New York visit.
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A swinging new musical about singer/songwriter Donny Novitski
Together with an all-star cast and creative, two-time Tony Award-winning director Andy Blankenbuehler leads Bandstand The New American Musical as it swings onto the Broadway stage and celebrates the perseverance and the courage to sing truth to power. Find unity and grace on full display as the voiceless underdogs fight their way to the top in a musical that will tug at your heartstrings.