BY: Atul Kapoor Staff Writer For World Liberty TV
BroadwayCon will host exclusive Star Interviews with legendary actors Len Cariou and Donna McKechnie. On Friday, January 24, at 6:45 PM, McKechnie will take to the MainStage for an exclusive interview reflecting on her extensive career, including the 45th anniversary of her Tony Award-winning performance in A Chorus Line, moderated by Ruthie Fierberg, Playbill Senior Features Editor.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, attendees are also invited to attend Cariou’s MainStage interview moderated by Charles Wright, president of Drama Desk, on Saturday, January 25, at 5:30 p.m.
Since 2016, BroadwayCon has been the premier fan convention for all things Broadway. Highlights from previous years include show spotlights with the casts of Hamilton (2016, 2017), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2019), Mean Girls (2019), and Dear Evan Hansen (2017), reunions with the original casts of RENT (2016), and In The Heights (2018), performances by Sara Bareilles (2016, Waitress), Jenn Colella (2016, Come From Away), Christy Altomare (2017, Anastasia), surprise appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda (2017) and Kristin Chenoweth (2019), and so much more.
About BroadwayCon: BroadwayCon is theatre’s answer to comic-con, tailor made for fans. From January 24-26, 2020, join some of Broadway’s biggest fans, performers, and creators from classic and current shows as we gather at the Hilton Midtown to perform, discuss, debate, and celebrate theater.
BroadwayCon 2020 will feature panels, performances, interviews, workshops, singalongs, and more, all packed into an epic three-day weekend. Past panels have included previews from upcoming Broadway shows, conversations with the casts and creatives of this season’s hits, and discussions featuring the industry’s top producers and designers, not to mention the giant Opening Celebration and nighttime fun and games. BroadwayCon is produced by Mischief Management.
About Mischief Management: Mischief Management produces fan conventions focusing on community, content, and creativity. Since 2009, it has served tens of thousands of fans, providing a fun, vibrant, and safe space to enjoy the things they love.
Mischief Management’s event lineup includes PodcastCon (for podcast fans and creators), Con of Thrones (for fans of Game of Thrones and the writings of George R.R. Martin), and BroadwayCon (for fans of theatre and Broadway), and LeakyCon (for fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World). Mischief Management produces AlienCon and HistoryCon on behalf of A+E Networks.