The Press Release:
BroadwayCon celebrates its fifth year in 2020, returning to the New York Hilton Midtown on Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26. Tickets go on sale to the public at 1 PM ET on April 19, 2019. Returning attendees of BroadwayCon 2019 will have special pre-sale access beginning Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1 PM ET.
Since 2016, BroadwayCon has been the premiere 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 Barielles (2016, Waitress), Jenn Colella (2016, Come From Away), Christy Altomere (2017, Anastasia), surprise appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda (2017) and Kristen Chenoweth (2019), and so much more.
BroadwayCon has also announced an initial slate of highly anticipated guests for 2020, including co-creator Anthony Rapp, George Salazar, Judy Kuhn, Kristolyn Lloyd, and Heidi Blickenstaff. Other announced guests include Tommy Bracco, Andrew Kober, Brad Oscar, Gillian Pensavalle, Erin Quill, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and Fredi Walker-Browne. Additional guests will be announced at a later date.
“We can’t wait to celebrate five years of BroadwayCon with the fans and creators,” says Melissa Anelli, CEO of Mischief Management and BroadwayCon co-creator. “When we announced BroadwayCon in 2015, we didn’t know what to expect. In the years since, BroadwayCon has been a place where we’ve created unforgettable memories together, giving fans a place to call home. I can’t wait to see what memories we’ll make in 2020”
“In just five years, BroadwayCon has become an invaluable part of the theatre landscape,” says BroadwayCon co-creator Anthony Rapp. “BroadwayCon is family.”
In addition, BroadwayCon Industry Day, curated by Situation, will return for its third year on January 24, 2019. Tickets for BroadwayCon Industry Day include access to all Industry Day and BroadwayCon programming on Friday, January 24. Ticket pricing and more information for BroadwayCon Industry Day will be released at a later date.
Tickets for BroadwayCon range from $80 for a Day Pass to $1000 for a limited-quantity premium-level Platinum Pass. A limited number of earlybird General and Day Pass tickets will be available at a 15% discount off of the regular ticket price, bringing a General Pass to $165 (regular $190) and a Day Pass to $65 (regular $80).
Full details on the different ticket types can be found at www.BroadwayCon.com/tickets.
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 theatre. 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.
For more information, please visit the links at the close.
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 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 on behalf of A+E Networks. More information about each of Mischief Management’s events can be found at www.MischiefManagement.com.
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Piercing Ken Thoughts: Having gone to this event twice now, I can say that its one of the most charming of all the conventions that I get to attend. The people are wonderful and the inspirational talent that surrounds you at every step is just awesome. If you or your younger family members are fans of the theater then you need to bring them to this. You won’t regret it. If you’ve attended this event before please chime in below with your thoughts on it so other readers know. Thanks a lot and I will see you next time.
Official Website: http://www.broadwaycon.com