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Bridges of Madison County Fans Have a Fun-Filled Labor Day Ahead With Sirius/XM's Broadway Channel

The musical's Tony-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, and Tony-nominated star, Kelli O'Hara, will share the secrets behind the score in a special holiday broadcast. logo
Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale as Francesca Johnson and Robert Kincaid in The Bridges of Madison County.
(© Joan Marcus)

Cancel your Labor Day plans and plant yourself by your radios because Sirius/XM has an offer that no Bridges of Madison County fan could ever refuse.

This coming holiday Monday, the late Broadway musical's Tony-winning composer Jason Robert Brown and Tony-nominated star Kelli O'Hara will be broadcast on Sirius/XM's Broadway channel (channel 72), offering exclusive track-by-track audio commentary on the production's cast album. The broadcast will begin at 12pm EST, followed by an encore presentation at 8pm EST.

The Bridges of Madison County, based on the bestselling novel by Robert James Waller, opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on February 20 and played a total of 100 performances before closing on May 18. Directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, the musical featured a score by three-time Tony winner Jason Robert Brown and a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman.

Five-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara, who will cohost Monday's broadcast, starred as Italian war bride Francesca Johnson alongside her romantic costar Steven Pasqaule, who took on the role of National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid. The musical's cast album was released in stores May 19.