Free broadcast of musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ draws 150,000 streams from 135 countries

The groundbreaking live broadcast of the show was watched by more than 150,000 people in 135 countries, according to figures compiled by the show.

Free broadcast of musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ draws 150,000

The majority of viewers — 78.4 percent — were in the US, but the show was also watched in places like Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Fiji and Syria.

Free Broadcast of Musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ Draws 150,000

Producer Ken Davenport, who arranged for the first ever free online stream of any Broadway or off-Broadway show, said Tuesday the data exceeded his expectations.

Free broadcast of musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ draws 150,000

The livestream saw ticket sales increase in its wake and the show trend nationally on Twitter.

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Free broadcast of musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ draws 150,000

It was watched by more than 150,000 people in 135 countries, according to figures compiled by the show.

Free broadcast of musical ‘Daddy Long Legs’ draws 150,000

The groundbreaking live broadcast of the off-Broadway musical "Daddy Long Legs" got quite some attention.