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BROADWAY'S BEST SHOWS

Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS” series this spring to benefit The Actors Fund.    

Artists featured in the spring series include Debbie Allen, Ellen Burstyn, Bobby Cannavale, Kathryn Hahn, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, Keanu Reeves, Heidi Schreck, Alia Shawkat, Heather Alicia Simms, Alicia Stith and many more to be announced. 

 

MARCH 25:  THE THANKSGIVING PLAY

By Larissa FastHorse

Starring Bobby Cannavale, Keanu Reeves, Heidi Schreck, Alia Shawkat

Directed by Leigh Silverman 

 

APRIL 8:  ANGRY, RAUCOUS AND SHAMELESSLY GORGEOUS

By Pearl Cleage

Starring Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, Heather Alicia Simms, Alicia Stith

Directed by Camille A. Brown 

 

APRIL 29:  THE BALTIMORE WALTZ

By Paula Vogel

Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Eric McCormack, and Brandon Burton

Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz 

MAY 13:  WATCH ON THE RHINE

By Lillian Hellman

Starring Ellen Burstyn, Alan Cox, Sasha Diamond, Alfred Enoch, Carla Gugino,

Luca Padovan, Mary Beth Peil, Gabriella Pizzolo, Neel Sethi & Jeremy Shamos

Directed by Sarna Lapine 

 

MAY 20:  THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG

By Wendy Wasserstein

Starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn,

Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti, and James Urbaniak

Directed by Anna D. Shapiro

JUNE 3: OHIO STATE MURDERS

By Adrienne Kennedy

Starring Audra McDonald, Warner Miller, Lizan Mitchell, and Ben Rappaport

Directed by Kenny Leon 

 

JUNE 17: DEAR ELIZABETH

By Sarah Ruhl 

Starring Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline

Directed by Kate Whoriskey

The “Spotlight on Plays” events will be livestreamed exclusively on Stellar at 8PM EST/5PM PST and available for a strictly limited amount of time.  Season subscriptions for all seven plays are available now for $49 on Broadways Best Shows.   Beginning March 15, individual plays can be purchased for $10-15.  Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Actor’s Fund.

 

The Spring Series of “Spotlight” on Plays is produced by an award-winning team of producers including Good Productions/Patty Baker, Rebecca Gold, Jayne Baron Sherman, Iris Smith, Louise Gund, Willette Klausner, Judith Manocherian, Alix Ritchie, Jenna Segal, and The Shubert Organization with support from The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation. Associate Producers for the Spring Season include Rose Caiola, Barbara Freitag, Barbara Manocherian and Gabrielle Palitz.

“Spotlight on Plays” is created by Jeffrey Richards with Jacob Soroken Porter and Jim Glaub.