Leonard Soloway's Broadway

Watch Leonard Soloway's Broadway

  • NR
  • 2019
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 7.7  (50)

Leonard Soloway's Broadway is a documentary film that celebrates the life and legacy of Broadway producer Leonard Soloway. Directed by Jeff Wolk, the film is an intimate look at the man who produced over 100 Broadway shows, including the Tony Award-winning productions of Ain't Misbehavin' and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Through interviews with Soloway and his colleagues, as well as archival footage of his productions, the film provides a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway in the 20th century. It discusses Soloway's early career and his collaborations with some of theater's biggest talents, including Stephen Sondheim, Harold Prince, and Chita Rivera.

The film also touches on Soloway's personal life, including his relationships with his husband Adrian Bryan-Brown and his brother Harvey Soloway. It sheds light on the challenges Soloway faced as a gay man in the entertainment industry and the struggle to balance his personal and professional lives.

What sets Leonard Soloway's Broadway apart from other documentaries about the theater is the way it captures the essence of Soloway himself. Through his conversations with Wolk and others, Soloway emerges as a larger-than-life figure with a sharp wit, fierce intelligence, and boundless passion for the theater.

The film features interviews with a number of Broadway veterans, including Elizabeth Ashley, Olympia Dukakis, Tovah Feldshuh, and Campbell Scott. They share their memories of working with Soloway and offer insight into his management style and the impact he had on their own careers.

Throughout the film, we see clips of Soloway's productions, including snippets from Ain't Misbehavin', Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others. These clips are a reminder of the incredible body of work Soloway produced over the years and the vast influence he had on the Broadway community.

Leonard Soloway's Broadway is a heartfelt tribute to a man who devoted his life to theater. It celebrates Soloway's achievements while also acknowledging the obstacles he faced along the way. The film is a must-see for anyone with an interest in the behind-the-scenes world of Broadway and the people who make it happen.

Leonard Soloway's Broadway is a 2019 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

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    7.7  (50)