Bruce Springsteen Details
With a career that spans decades and shows no signs of hanging up the mic any time soon, it’s no surprise that Bruce Springsteen has a host of awards to his name, and devoted fans around the world. Active in the music scene since 1964, Bruce Springsteen has received 20 Grammy Awards, 2 Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. In 1999, he was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2009, was named MusiCares person of the year in 2013, and he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016. A beloved figure in the entertainment industry, his latest concert series entitled “Springsteen on Broadway” is a resounding success, and one of the most unique concert experiences that fans of the superstar have seen over the course of his career.
“Springsteen on Broadway” is a huge departure from the massive, 4-hour shows that Springsteen is known for. The intimate venue holds 939 seats, which is by far the smallest venue that Bruce Springsteen has played in the last 40 years. But it isn’t just the size of the venue that’s a departure from the norm, it’s the concert itself, and the way it’s structured.
In fact, Springsteen shared that he chose Broadway for this project because it seemed like the perfect venue for what he had in mind. Without a full band for backup, and the other hallmarks of his exciting stage shows, what fans get with “Springsteen on Broadway” is simple, intimate, and exceptional. It’s just Bruce Springsteen, the guitar, the piano, and his words. Some is spoken, some is sung, but all of it is profound look in to the life of an entertainment giant beloved by his fans. “Springsteen on Broadway” is a unique opportunity to get to know Bruce Springsteen in a way that fans have never experienced before.
Bruce Springsteen Show Dates
“Springsteen on Broadway” officially opened on October 12th, 2017 at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York, NY. Originally scheduled to end in February of 2018, “Springsteen on Broadway” has recently announced that performances will be extended to June 30th, 2018. If tickets continue to sell out as fast as they did for the initial 16-week block of performances, future additions are a real possibility. Be sure to check back often for updates to the schedule.
Bruce Springsteen has released an astounding 18 albums since 1973, but “Springsteen on Broadway” is a one-man, musical adaptation of his 2016 autobiography, Born to Run, and includes 15 of Springsteen’s favorite songs. Among those are the always popular “Born in the U.S.A.”, “My Hometown”, “Born to Run”, “Dancing in the Dark”, and “Land of Hopes and Dreams”. Each of these songs topped the chart throughout Springsteen’s career, and with Springsteen arranging them and ten others so that they follow the arc of his life and his long career, “Springsteen on Broadway” is sure to be an experience that fans will truly enjoy.