"One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" Cinema Event Takes Audiences behind Curtain of New York's Theater World
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Giving audiences an unbridled and candid look behind the scenes of the Broadway curtain, NCM Fathom Events, Overnight Musicals and The Broadway League present "One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day," a unique one-night event broadcast to movie theaters nationwide on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. local time. This fast-paced, hilarious and entertaining film follows some of New York's top actors, including Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock, Glee), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) and Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), as well as teams of writers, composers and directors as they are given 24 hours to write, cast, compose, rehearse and perform four short musicals. At the end of the 24 hours, the musicals make their opening, and closing, night at New York City's Gramercy Theatre. The event will also present exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the stars of "One Night Stand" as they share intimate stories of life on Broadway.
Tickets for "One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast to nearly 450 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network.
Likened to "'A Chorus Line' meets 'Project Runway'" (BroadwayWorld.com), "One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day," directed by Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton, captures the excitement, anxiety, camaraderie and sheer panic that leads to the final thrill of the finished performance. From the blank page to the live stage, "One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" unveils the magic as these talented artists take the dare to create something from nothing.
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