Broadway on LETTERMAN; BWW Looks Back at Most Memorable Cast Performances
During the taping of last night's Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, David Letterman announced that he will soon be stepping down as host of the late night talk show. Watch Letterman's historic announcement here!
Throughout his career as host of the long-running CBS late night talkfest, Letterman has proven to be a fan and a supporter of Broadway, frequently welcoming the casts of the hottest shows of the season. Below, BWW takes a look back at some of the most memorable live performances throughout Letterman's years on the air. Which was your favorite?
HAIR - April 2009
The revival cast of Broadway's HAIR performs 'Aquarius' on the same stage where the original cast performed on Ed Sullivan 40 years earlier on the very same day.
PIPPIN - May 2013
Patina Miller and the cast of the 2013 Broadway revival of PIPPIN perform "Simple Joys".
MATILDA - May 2013
The Broadway cast of the hit musical MATILDA perform the song "Revolting Children".
Cast of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
Norbert Leo Butz and the cast of the Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN perform the showstopper "Don't Break The Rules"
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
Matthew Broderick and cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT perform "Sweet and Lowdown"
The cast of the 2011 Broadway revival of GODSPEL perform a medley of "Prepare ye The Way of the Lord", "Day By Day" and "Light of the World"
SPIDER-MAN: Turn OFF THE DARK
Reeve Carney, Jennifer Damiano and T.V. Carpio perform "RISE ABOVE" from the Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN: Turn OFF THE DARK (written by Bono and The Edge)
Sutton Foster and the 2011 revival cast of Anything Goes preform 'Blow Gabriel Blow'
Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti and the cast of Once perform 'Falling Slowly'
The Broadway cast of American Idiot perform Green Day's Holiday