Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert and Hamilton star Brandon Victor Dixon has joined the lineup of talent slated to perform at NBC’s annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The Harlem Gospel Choir will accompany Dixon in a rendition of “America the Beautiful.”
The ceremony, which airs July 4 at 8 PM, will also feature performances from American Authors, Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Blake Shelton, and Keith Urban, who will be joined by singer/songwriter Julia Michaels for one of his songs.
Broadway veteran Brandon Victor Dixon recently starred as Judas Iscariot in NBC’s presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar. In addition to Hamilton, the Tony nominee's Broadway credits include Shuffle Along, Motown the Musical, and The Color Purple.
The fireworks display will feature patriotic accompaniment from the West Point Band and Glee Club. The event will be hosted by Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior.