Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2016
  • Running time: 96 min
One of the truly legendary musicals in the history of Broadway, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened to enormous fanfare in 1981, and closed after sixteen performances. BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED draws back the curtain on the extraordinary... read more
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One of the truly legendary musicals in the history of Broadway, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened to enormous fanfare in 1981, and closed after sixteen performances. BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED draws back the curtain on the extraordinary drama of that show's creation and tells the stories of the hopeful young performers whose lives were transformed by it. Directed by Lonny Price, a member of the original cast, the film is a bittersweet meditation on the choices we all make, and the often unexpected consequences of those choices.

Original Release

10/09/2016

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Cast

Stephen Sondheim Himself / Self
Harold Prince Himself / Self
Terry Finn Herself / Self
Jim Walton Himself / Self
Jason Alexander Himself / Self
Mandy Patinkin Himself
Tonya Pinkins Herself / Self
Liz Callaway Self / Herself
James Weissenbach Himself / Self
Donna Marie Asbury Herself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lonny Price

Writers

Ted Schillinger, Lonny Price, Kitt Lavoie

Cast

Stephen Sondheim Himself / Self
Harold Prince Himself / Self
Terry Finn Herself / Self
Jim Walton Himself / Self
Jason Alexander Himself / Self
Mandy Patinkin Himself
Tonya Pinkins Herself / Self
Liz Callaway Self / Herself
James Weissenbach Himself / Self
Donna Marie Asbury Herself / Self
Jim Bonkosky Himself / Self
David Cady Himself / Self
George Furth Self / Himself (archive footage)
Steven Jacob Himself / Self
Abigail Pogrebin Herself / Self
Lonny Price Himself / Self
Daisy Prince Herself / Self
Forrest Ray Himself / Self
Frank Rich Himself / Self
Clark Sayre Himself / Self

Producers

Eli Bush Executive Producer
Kaki Kirby Executive Producer
Scott Rudin Executive Producer
Bruce David Klein Producer
Matt Cowart Producer
Lesli Klainberg Producer
Kitt Lavoie Producer
Lonny Price Producer
Ted Schillinger Producer
Abby Joy Strauss Producer

Editors

Rikki Portner

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