Lachey Hosts Annual Broadway on Broadway Concert Sept. 14

News   Lachey Hosts Annual Broadway on Broadway Concert Sept. 14 Drew Lachey, the second season champion of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" who is currently playing Patsy in Broadway's Spamalot, hosts Broadway on Broadway — the annual, free outdoor concert in Times Square that celebrates the new theatre season — on Sept. 14.
Drew Lachey
Drew Lachey

Among those scheduled to make appearances and/or perform are Bebe Neuwirth, Charles Strouse, Stephen Bogardus, Sierra Boggess, Ashley Brown, Kerry Butler, Tevin Campbell, Carolee Carmello, Jeffry Denman, Kerry Ellis, Bailey Hanks, Cheyenne Jackson, Beth Leavel, Hunter Parrish, Kerry O'Malley, Tony Roberts, Tom Wopat and Ace Young.

Presented by Continental Airlines and produced by The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance, the 17th annual event begins at 11:30 AM ET. Over 50,000 fans are expected to enjoy the concert that includes performances and/or appearances from stars of Broadway's musicals and plays.

In a previous statement Lachey said, "It is an honor to be hosting this year's Broadway on Broadway. I am delighted to be a part of the Broadway community and I love this great city. I look forward to showing the Broadway fans from New York and around the world just what we have to offer."

The repertoire for the free concert follows:

Avenue Q
"It Sucks To Be Me" Billy Elliot
"Once We Were Kings"

Chicago
"All I Care About"

The Little Mermaid
"Part Of Your World"

Grease
"Greased Lightning"

Gypsy
"You Gotta Get a Gimmick"

Hairspray
"Run and Tell That"

In the Heights
"When You're Home"

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
"I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm/ White Christmas"

Jersey Boys
"Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"

The Lion King
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

Legally Blonde
"So Much Better"

Mamma Mia!
"The Winner Takes It All"

Mary Poppins
"Practically Perfect"

Monty Python's Spamalot
"Always Look On The Bright Side of Life"

The Phantom of the Opera
"All I Ask of You"

Pure Country
"When The Getting’s Good"

Spring Awakening
"Totally F%^&*d"

A Tale of Two Cities
"I Can't Recall"

13
"Brand New You"

[title of show]
"Montage"

Wicked
"The Wizard and I"

Xanadu
"Don't Walk Away"

Young Frankenstein
"He Vas My Boyfriend"

The performers will be backed by a 30-piece orchestra.

Host Lachey, a member of the pop group 98 Degrees, made his Broadway debut in Rent.

Visit www.BroadwayOnBroadway.com for details.