It's official: BroadwayHD to release the West End production of 42nd Street!
The London production of 42nd Street will be captured live on video by BroadwayHD and will be available to view on demand to BroadwayHD subscribers in 2019. 'The Stage' report a cinema release is also expected, to be followed by home distribution. An exact release date has yet to be confirmed.
The homage to the world of musical theatre continues its extended its run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in the West End through January 5, 2019. Mark Bramble, who co-wrote the book, also directs. Randy Skinner choreographs, and Lord Michael Grade, Michael Linnit, and Dr. Johnny Hon produce the stage show.
42nd Street opened April 4, 2017. The production features the largest cast in the West End, with over 50 actors. The cast is led by Tom Lister as Julian Marsh, Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock, Clare Halse as Peggy Sawyer, and Ashley Day as Billy Lawlor, along with Jasna Ivir as Maggie Jones, Christopher Howell as Bert Barry, Matthew Goodgame as Pat Denning, Graeme Henderson as Andy Lee, Bruce Montague as Abner Dillon, Mark McKerracher as Mac/Doc/Thug, Emma Caffrey as Annie, Clare Rickard as Phyllis, Ella Martine as Lorraine, and Paul Knight as Oscar.
BroadwayHD, whose on-demand line-up includes over 200 theatre productions and exclusive live stream content, was founded in 2015 by producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley. For more information, visit BroadwayHD.com