There has been a high demand for tickets to Springsteen on Broadway ever since The Boss announced his intimate show last year, and even after the run was extended it's been difficult (and expensive) to score a seat at the Walter Kerr Theatre.
Part scripted stage show and part solo acoustic performance, Springsteen on Broadway brings the audience into an intimate setting with the man himself, a masterful storyteller reflecting on his extraordinary life—it's humorous, melancholy, and even therapeutic, for all involved. If you don't have the $800 bucks or so to see this historic one-man show in person, fear not: it's coming to Netflix.
The streaming platform announced that it "will launch globally on Netflix on December 15th, which is also the final night of Springsteen’s completely sold out 236-show run."
Springsteen's manager, Jon Landau, said, "The purpose of the film is to bring this incredibly intimate show to Bruce’s entire audience intact and complete."
We would also like a few more things, Netflix: a documentary on Springsteen, a scripted series covering his entire life up until now, and a remastered version of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band live at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, 1975 (yes, you can buy it on Amazon, but it's incredibly dark!).
In other Springsteen news, he made an appearance at Billy Joel's 100th Madison Square Garden show on Wednesday night. The two performed "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" and "Born to Run" together: