"Simply the best documentary ever made about Broadway."

- David Noh - FILM JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL

"Anyone who loves theatre has to see it!"

- Jeffrey Lyons, NBC’s REEL TALK

"A love letter to theatre and all the people who make it."

- Charles McNulty – LOS ANGELES TIMES

"An Epic Tale of Aspirations"

- NEWSDAY

"A Rich Behind-The-Curtain Look at a Turbulent Theatre Season. Bravo!"

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"A Welcome Valentine to the Magic of Live Theatre"

- THEATREMANIA

"A potential gold mine"

- VARIETY

"An ecstatic crowd. The overwhelmingly warm reaction is well-deserved."

- THE JOURNAL NEWS

"Broadway is singing the praises of SHOWBUSINESS, a hilarious documentary about the theatre business"

- NY POST

"A Sparkling Documentary. Sure to be one of our favorite films of 2005"

- PLAYBILL

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SHOW BUSINESS: THE ROAD TO BROADWAY

The real drama happens behind the curtain in this rare look at four high-profile Broadway musicals (Wicked, Taboo, Caroline, Or Change, and Avenue Q) and their fearless journey to the Tony Awards®. Including a star-studded cast, SHOWBUINESS takes viewers on an unprecedented behind-the-scenes view of the creative process that captures all the heartbreak and hilarity of what it takes to create magic on Broadway.

CAST

Alan Cumming
The Cast & Crew of Avenue Q
The Cast & Crew of Caroline, or Change
The Cast & Crew of Taboo
The Cast & Crew of Wicked
Kristin Anderson-Lopez
Chris Boneau
Ben Brantley
Kristin Chenoweth
Nancy Coyne
Stephanie D'Abruzzio
Raul Esparza
Boy George
William Goldman
Robyn Goodman
Ann Harada
Charles Isherwood
Billie Jean King
Tony Kushner
John Lahr
Rocco Landsman
Jacques Le Sourd
Bobby Lopez
Jeff Marx
Ron & Wendy Marx
Kevin McCollum
Indina Menzel
Joe Montello
Jason Moore
Euan Mortan
Rosie O'Donnell
Stephen Oremus
Patrick Pacheco
Tonya Pinkins
Marc Platt
Cece Rafter
Michael Rafter
Michael Riedel
Stephen Schwartz
Jeffrey Seller
Craig Shemin
David Stone
John Tartablia
Jeanine Tesori
Linda Weiner
Jeff Whittey
George C. Wolfe

DIRECTOR

DORI BERINSTEIN

PRODUCER

DORI BERINSTEIN

SCREEN​WRITERS

DORI BERINSTEIN
RICHARD HANKIN

EDITOR

ADAM ZUCKER

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

ALAN S. DEUTSCH

MUSIC

JEANINE TESORI

CO-PRODUCERS

ALAN CUMMING
WENDY RISEBOROUGH

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

MITCHELL CANNOLD
STEWART F. LANE & BONNIE LANE
ROBIN BROWN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

TOM LAMERE

We give a standing ovation and deep thanks to the cast, crew, creators, producers, orchestra members, ushers, stage door crew and ticket takers from each of the 2003/2004 Broadway Productions:

Anna & The Tropics
Assassins
Avenue Q
Barbara Cook's Broadway
Big River
Bobbi Boland
Bombay Dreams
The Boy From Oz
The Caretaker
Caroline, or Change
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Drowning Crow
Fiddler On The Roof

Frozen
Golda's Balcony
Henry IV
I Am My Own Wife
Jumpers
King Lear
Laughing Room Only
Little Shop of Horrors
Master Harold & The Boys
Match
Never Gonna Dance
Oldest Living Confederate
Widow Tells All

Prymate
A Raisin In The Sun
Retreat From Moscow
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Sixteen Wounded
Sexaholic
Sly Fox
Taboo
Twentieth Century
The Violet Hour
Wicked
Wonderful Town

We are also deeply grateful to COBUG for their incredible kindness and support.
COALITION OF BROADWAY UNIONS & GUILDS


"SHOWBUSINESS" is proud to honor and benefit the tremendous work of
BROADWAY CARES / EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS

STUDIO

DRAMATIC FORCES

GENRE

DOCUMENTARY

RELEASED

APRIL 2007

RUN TIME

103 MINUTES

RATING

PG