ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)

The documentary ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway journeys behind the scenes of four Broadway productions mounted during the 2003-4 theatrical season that ultimately garnered nominations for Best Musical: +Wicked, the Rosie… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 16, 2007
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Made with obvious care and attention, Showbusiness is an entertaining, insightful look into Broadway.

Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

For those who believe there's no business like show business, this documentary will be a singular sensation.

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Misha Berson
Seattle Times

This is an entertaining visit to a strange planet.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Anyone who thinks show biz is glamorous and easy should watch this film.

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Hank Sartin
Time Out

For the Broadway babies out there, ShowBusiness will make you want to schedule a trip to the Great White Way.

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Philip Kennicott
Washington Post

It is filled with neurotic people in greasepaint, some charming, most amusing, and by the time you've spent an hour and a half with them, you're more than invested in their lives and cares.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone
TheMovieChicks.com

It whets your appetite for the stage; it certainly made me want to watch every one of these plays.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Bright lights, big drama. A delectable trip down Broadway.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Along the way, the film includes insightful observations about the creative process.

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Marc Mohan
Oregonian

This sounds like the sort of thing that could bore to tears anyone not enamored of the musical theater, but in fact it's a compelling, often amusing look backstage.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Show Business: The Road to Broadway" is a blithely entertaining documentary about the 2003-2004 Broadway season focusing on… More
Sunil Jawahir
Pretty cool.