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Overview

THEY CAME HOME TO A NEW AMERICA.

THEY MADE THE MUSIC THAT INSPIRED THE NATION.

From Andy Blankenbuehler, winner of the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Choreography and the 2016 Tony Award for HAMILTON, comes BANDSTAND—the new musical that explodes with the most high-octane, heart-stopping and best dancing on stage today.

1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart.

When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, inspiration strikes! Donny joins forces with a motley group of fellow veterans, each an astonishing musician. 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.

Upcoming Performances

Reviews

"An openhearted new musical that gets the crowd jumping!"

- The New York Times

"A high-powered and superb new musical! An urgent testimonial to the healing and restorative power of the arts."

- amNY

"Eye-popping, roof-raising, and astonishing!"

- Deadline

THEY CAME HOME TO A NEW AMERICA.

THEY MADE THE MUSIC THAT INSPIRED THE NATION.

From Andy Blankenbuehler, winner of the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Choreography and the 2016 Tony Award for HAMILTON, comes BANDSTAND—the new musical that explodes with the most high-octane, heart-stopping and best dancing on stage today.

1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart.

When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, inspiration strikes! Donny joins forces with a motley group of fellow veterans, each an astonishing musician. 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.

"An openhearted new musical that gets the crowd jumping!"

- The New York Times

"A high-powered and superb new musical! An urgent testimonial to the healing and restorative power of the arts."

- amNY

"Eye-popping, roof-raising, and astonishing!"

- Deadline

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