A host of celebs and Broadway musicals are expected to take part in the 11th annual Broadway on Broadway concert in Times Square.
This year's free concert — scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15 at 11:30 AM in New York's Times Square — will offer more than 50,000 expected spectators a chance to see musical numbers from Mamma Mia!, Oklahoma!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Lion King, The Producers, Chicago, Cabaret, Beauty and the Beast, Rent, Aida, The Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables as well as scenes from such new or up-n-coming works as Flower Drum Song, Dance of the Vampires, Movin' Out, Amour, Urban Cowboy and The Boys From Syracuse.
Presented by Toys "R" Us and produced by The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc., the free event will be broadcast live by news-talk radio station 77 WABC. And, for the third consecutive year, NBC-4 will film the Broadway revue for an upcoming broadcast. The telecast is scheduled to air in New York on Sept. 17 from 7 to 8 PM; check local listings.
Founded in 1930, The League of American Theatres and Producers boasts over 500 members, including theatre owners, operators, producers and presenters of Broadway productions in New York and throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, go to www.broadway.org.
—By Andrew Gans