The show begins streaming on the final night the historic run
Springsteen on Broadway will launch globally on Netflix on December 15th, which is also the final night Bruce Springsteen’s completely sold out 236-show run at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway. Springsteen on Broadway is a solo acoustic performance written and performed by Tony Award, Academy Award, and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. Based on his worldwide best-selling autobiography Born to Run, Springsteen on Broadway is a unique evening with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his very personal stories. In addition, it features a special appearance by Patti Scialfa. The evening has received rave reviews in top media here and abroad.
Springsteen on Broadway is written by Bruce Springsteen, and directed and produced by Emmy Award-winner Thom Zimny (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in New York City). In addition to Zimny, the film is being produced by the same team that produced “Springsteen on Broadway,” including Springsteen manager Jon Landau, Springsteen tour director George Travis, and Landau Management partner Barbara Carr.
“We are thrilled to bring Bruce Springsteen — a master storyteller, humanitarian and voice the everyman — to Netflix in this historic one man show,” states Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. “This groundbreaking experience defies the boundaries theater, concerts and film and will give our global audience an intimate look at one the biggest cultural icons our time.”
“The purpose the film is to bring this incredibly intimate show to Bruce’s entire audience intact and complete,” says Springsteen manager, Jon Landau. “In addition to its many other virtues, Netflix has provided for a simultaneous worldwide release which is particularly important for our massive international audience. Ted Sarandos and the entire company’s support has been a perfect match for Bruce’s personal commitment to the filmed version ‘Springsteen on Broadway.’”
Bruce Springsteen’s historic sold-out series performances his one man show Springsteen On Broadway began previews on October 3, 2017 and ficially opened October 12th. The show was extended three times after its initial eight-week run, and will close on Broadway on December 15th, bringing the total number performances to 236.