‘Bandstand’ Announces National Tour Starting Fall 2019

Courtesy of Broadway Across America.

The Tony Award-winning musical Bandstand has announced that it will be touring around the nation from November 2019 through June 2020. Starting in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ending in New Haven, Connecticut, you can find the complete tour route here!

Written by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker and directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, this bold and inspiring musical is described by BandstandBroadway.com:

It’s 1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, struggles to rebuild the life he left behind. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, Donny sees a lifeline for himself and some fellow veterans that gives them the purpose they so desperately need. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice, and finally feel like they have a place to call home.

Casting has not been announced yet, but you can watch the tour preview below!

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Nicole joined Nerds and Beyond in 2019 and is excited to finally get back into writing. As a life-long nerdy fangirl from New Jersey, she loves Supernatural and its fandom as well as anything Wayward, Kings of Con, Lucifer, Wynonna Earp, and the musical Bandstand. She’s constantly listening to Louden Swain, The Station Breaks, Briana Buckmaster, The Avett Brothers, The Mots Nouveaux, or any of Aaron Mahnke’s podcasts. When she’s not [procrastinating] on Twitter, you can usually find her binging Netflix with her dog, reading fanfic, or daydreaming about being back in Arizona or Disney World!

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