Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022
In August, Broadway fans will keep busy with new movies, TV shows, albums and concerts. From Netflix’s new movie adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what’s coming to streaming services this month!
See below to see which movies, TV, music and concerts you should see in August!
Theater Films and TV
Original Cast Album: Company, 1970 (Streaming Now, HBO Max)
The 1970 documentary following the 15-hour recording session for the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, with commentary by Sondheim, Elaine Stritch and Harold Prince. Watch the documentary here.
The Sandman (August 5, Netflix)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch stars John Cameron Mitchell and Mason Alexander Park join Tom Sturridge in the new series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comics.
Respect (August 10, Paramount+)
Freshman EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson stars in the feature film that follows the life of Aretha Franklin, also starring Audra McDonald, Hailey Kilgore, Heather Headley, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengloh and more.
13: The Musical (August 12, Netflix)
The new film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s 13: the Musical debuts on Netflix, starring Eli Golden, Debra Messing, Josh Peck, Rhea Perlman and more. After his parents’ divorce, Evan Goldman (Golden) moves from NYC to small-town Indiana. As his 13th birthday approaches, he must navigate the complex social circles of his new school and win friends by turning his Bar Mitzvah into the coolest party ever.
A League of Their Own (August 12, Prime Video)
The new series adaptation of the classic film is coming to Prime Video, starring Broadway vets Rosie O’Donnell, who starred in the original film as Doris Murphy, Robert Colindrez (Fun Home) as Lupe, Molly Ephraim (Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof) as Maybelle, and Chanté Adams (Skeleton Crew) as Max.
Five Days at Memorial (August 12, Apple TV+)
Cherry Jones, Cornelius Smith Jr, Vera Farmiga and Molly Hager star in the new series which follows the impact of Hurricane Katrina on a hospital.
South Park 25th Anniversary Concert (August 14, Paramount+)
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the acclaimed franchise with iconic songs from the historic series, the concert features music from the show’s Tony-winning co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (August 17, Disney+)
Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, Mark Ruffalo, Josh Segarra and more star in the new Disney+ series following Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) as she navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something lawyer who also happens to be a green 6 – foot-7-inch superpowered hulk.
The Patient (August 30, Hulu)
David Alan Grier and Linda Emond star in FX’s new psychological thriller about a psychotherapist held captive by a serial killer with an unexpected request: to curb his murderous urges.
13: The Musical Soundtrack (August 12)
From the film based on the 2008 Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, this new film version features three new songs written for the project, “I’ve Been Waiting”, “The Bloodmaster” and “It would be fun.” Pre-save the soundtrack here.
Julie Benko and Jason Yeager: Hand in Hand (August 26)
Funny Girl star Julie Benko and her husband Jason Yaeger release their debut album, featuring jazz standards, pop tunes and show tunes like “People” from Funny Girl and “All I’ve Ever Known” from Hadestown.
The Four Old Wives of King Henry VIII (1 Aug 54 below)
Hear the captivating vocals of the incredible Keirsten Nicole Hodgens, Nicole Kyoung-Mi Lambert, Courtney Mack and Mallory Maedke on the music of legendary pop and R&B queens from the entire history remix. You loved them in SIX, and now you can sing along to your favorite queen’s songs in Broadway’s Living Room.
54 Does 54: The 54 Below Staff Show (August 3, 54 Below)
Join the staff of 54 Below as they showcase their talent in a variety show for the ages. Servers, managers, programmers, marketers, chefs and more – there’s a whole staff of talent waiting to be shared! Buy streaming tickets here.
Melissa Errico with Billy Stritch: Swing Lessons (6 Aug 54 below)
Tony Award® nominee Melissa Errico, the dazzling star of My Fair Lady, High Society, Dracula, White Christmas, Les Misérables and more, celebrates summer with Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Stephen Sondheim, David Raksin, in tandem with the unforgettable cabaret and jazz artist Billy Stritch. Buy streaming tickets here.
Liberace and Liza: A Tribute with David Saffert and Jillian Snow Harris (11Aug54below)
Guests will enjoy the costumes, music and glamor of show business’ wildest entertainers, and will smile and clap along to hits such as “Chopsticks”, “Cabaret” and “New York, New York”. Under the musical direction of Bo Ayars, who toured with Liberace for 13 years as his arranger and music director. Buy streaming tickets here.
Helen Park: Light The Night (밤빛) (16 Aug 54 Below)
Helen Park, award-winning composer-lyricist of KPOP, goes back to 54 below. With brand new songs as well as tunes from KPOP and Over the Moon, Helen will take to the stage with songs, stories and support from good friends and some of Broadway’s brightest stars. Buy streaming tickets here.
Songs About Anxiety 2.0: The Music of Jaime Cepero, feat. Jason Veasey and more! (17 Aug 54 below)
Part ritual, part therapy, part queer kiki session, Songs About Anxiety 2.0 is a concert performance full of anecdotes and original music from Afro-Latinx actor, writer and award-winning activist Jaime Cepero. Buy streaming tickets here.
DUETS: The concert series volume 8, feat. Mike Wartella and more! (19 Aug 54 below)
Formally known as DUETS with thewriteteachers.com, DUETS: The Concert Series is the unique concert series where up-and-coming musical theater artists get to sing with their Broadway and showbiz idols. Buy tickets here.
Debbie Gibson: “Out of the Blue” 35th Anniversary Concert (22Aug54below)
Hear all the tracks from top to bottom – including “Foolish Beat,” which made music history, with Debbie still holding the world record as the youngest woman to write, produce and perform a Billboard #1 pop hit! Buy streaming tickets here.
David Jackson (23 Aug 54 below)
Join David Jackson and his special guest, David White (Five Guys Named Moe and Grand Hotel) for an evening of songs by Eubie Blake, Noble Sissle, Andy Razaf, Leiber and Stoller, Duke Ellington, George and Ira Gershwin, and more. Buy streaming tickets here.