Follow the real-life stories of America’s top high school musical performers, vying in the ultimate competition to become the nation’s best young theater stars. Part competition, part performance and part non-fiction drama, the event starts in regional theatrical programs, where judges around the country select the best performers in the country. The 60 finalists then descend on Broadway, where they plunge into the eye of the theatrical storm for one intense week of rehearsals, coaching, mentoring and cut-throat competition.
Who will the judges select as the nation’s leading male and female high school musical theatre performers? Follow the excitement and the heartbreak, the drama and disappointment of Broadway or Bust.
Premieres Sept. 9 on WGBH 2