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ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Review

  • Release Date: May 11, 2007
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Genres: Documentary, Music/Performing Arts
  • Director:Dori Berinstein

Movies.com Critics

4.5

Dave White Profile

… pretty fascinating … Read full review

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  • 4.0
    73

    out of 100

    Metascore®
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    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    The film is a love letter to theater and the people who make it.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    ShowBusiness is packed with telling details that the director, Dori Berinstein, was lucky to catch on camera.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Along the way Dori Berinstein's cameras catch gallant theater people doing what they've done since Sophocles was a pup: rehearsing, revising, worrying, learning, stretching, struggling to bump things up from good to wonderful and constantly, fervently hoping.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    Much of this strikingly human, rapidly paced and laudably well-rounded film is fascinating.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Producer/director Dori Berinstein knows her way around a Broadway show -- she's produced 11 of them, including her latest, Legally Blonde -- and her insider status no doubt helped secure behind-the-scenes access as she tracks one season in the life of four musicals, and explains the unusual level of intimacy between interviewer and subjects.

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