Broadway Shows Strut Their Stuff at Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Several Broadway productions are featured in the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which begins at 9 AM ET Nov. 24.

A scene from Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse
A scene from Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Scheduled to perform are cast members from How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (including Daniel Radcliffe), Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act and Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark as well as the Broadway-bound musical Newsies, The Radio City Rockettes and kids from Camp Broadway and Stagedoor Manor.

Others who will perform include Rodney Atkins, the Big Apple Circus, Mary J. Blige, Cobra Starship, Neil Diamond, Michael Feinstein, The Fresh Beat Band, Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne, Shelby Lynne, Mannheim Steamroller, China Anne McClain, Scotty McCreery, Ingrid Michaelson, the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Savannah Outen and more.

The Parade will kick off at 77th Street and Central Park West. The procession will travel down to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South before making a right turn to march down Seventh Avenue to 42nd Street. The Parade will then turn east towards Sixth Avenue where it will march down the Avenue of the Americas. At 34th Street, The Parade will make its final turn west marching in front of Macy's Herald Square.

The 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast live 9 AM-noon on NBC; Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker will host.

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Over on CBS, Anything Goes' Stephanie J. Block will sing “You’re the Top” opposite Colin Donnell, and Adam Pascal and the cast of the Tony-winning musical Memphis will perform that musical's “Radio” on CBS' "The Thanksgiving Day Parade." The parade will be broadcast on CBS 9 AM-noon ET.

Daniel Radcliffe and company
Daniel Radcliffe and company
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