As the final weeks of summer 2017 turn to days, casts of Wicked, Anastasia, Bandstand, the forthcoming Once on This Island, and other Broadway shows will take part in the free, kid-oriented Summer Sendoff series of events at New York’s Grand Central Terminal August 22–24.
The lunchtime festival of food, fun, and performances will take place in the Vanderbilt Hall exhibition space on 42nd Street, four blocks east of Times Square.
Here is the roster of theatre-related entertainment events. Click here for a full schedule of participating restaurants and associated activities.
Noon: Special performance from the Big Apple Circus
1:30 PM — Musical performances from the Broadway casts of School of Rock—The Musical; Cats; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; and Kinky Boots.
1:30 PM — Musical performance from the Broadway cast of Wicked.
12:30 PM — Special performance from the Big Apple Circus
1:30 PM — Musical performances from the Broadway casts of A Bronx Tale; Anastasia; Bandstand; the forthcoming Once on this Island; and Off-Broadway’s Stomp.
Performances are subject to change.