Variety has announced the lineup for its annual Business of Broadway Breakfast, presented by City National Bank and taking place in New York on Oct. 2. The event will celebrate the fall season of Broadway with exclusive conversations with the cast of the upcoming “Merrily We Roll Along” musical and “Gutenberg! The Musical!”
Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez will discuss how they are taking the successful Off-Broadway run of the Sondheim favorite “Merrily We Roll Along” to the Broadway Stage.
Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells will discuss their return to Broadway after their successful pairing in “The Book of Mormon” to star in the new comedy “Gutenberg! The Musical!”
Additionally, a “Broadway Producers Panel” moderated by City National Bank’s Erik Piecuch will feature Greg Nobile (“An Enemy of the People”), Kristin Caskey (“Gutenberg! The Musical!,” “Parade,” “The Wiz”), Patrick Catullo (“Here Lies Love,” “An Enemy of the People,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Gutenberg! The Musical!”), Leslie Odom Jr. (“Purlie Victorious”) and Fiona Rudin (“How to Dance in Ohio”).
Variety will also celebrate the individuals profiled in its 10 Broadway to Watch list, which will be published in its annual New York issue on Sept. 28.
“Variety is thrilled to shine a spotlight on the upcoming fall Broadway season with some of the biggest actors in New York,” said co-editor-in-chief Ramin Setoodeh. “Covering the business of Broadway has been a long-honored tradition at Variety, and this annual event is a hot ticket in town.”
“City National Bank has been trusted by the entertainment industry for nearly seven decades and works with the majority of Broadway shows in production today,” said JaHan Wang, executive vice president of entertainment banking at City National Bank. “We look forward to hearing about the future of Broadway from some of its biggest stars and producers and appreciate the opportunity to support Variety’s Business of Broadway Breakfast again this year.”
Variety’s Business of Broadway Breakfast will occur during Variety Gotham Week, which will take place from Oct. 2 to Oct. 5 in New York.