Vertical debuted the official trailer for Broadway Rising, the documentary chronicles the Broadway community’s harrowing and inspiring journey back to the stage following the COVID-19 shutdown on March 12, 2020.
Directed by Emmy-nominated director Amy Rice (HBO’s By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, The Newsroom), Broadway Rising world premiered at 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, and opens in theaters on December 5, 2022.
Over 96,000 people lost their jobs when The Great White Way went dark decimating an entire ecosystem of businesses supporting the industry. From actors to artisans, directors to doormen, producers to prop masters, not one aspect of the business was left untouched. But the show must go on! The film turns the spotlight on the community and highlights their stories of anxiety, doubt, perseverance and ultimately triumph on the long-awaited opening night, September 14, 2021.
Watch the official trailer for Broadway Rising