More "Stars" to Be Part of Free "Alley" Concert June 1

News   More "Stars" to Be Part of Free "Alley" Concert June 1 The line-up of performers scheduled to be part of the annual "Stars in the Alley" concert continues to grow.

As of press time, those taking part in the free concert — scheduled for June 1 from 11 AM-12:30 PM in Shubert Alley — include Jennifer Barnhart, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Carolee Carmello, Kyra DaCosta, Frenchie Davis, Erin Dilly, Christine Ebersole, Raul Esparza, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Harvey Fierstein, Barrett Foa, Jenn Gambatese, Joanna Gleason, Tim Martin Gleason, Leah Hocking, Henry Hodges, Cheyenne Jackson, Cherry Jones, Sandra Joseph, Richard Kind, Janine LaManna, John Lithgow, Rick Lyon, Ellen Marlow, Andrea Martin, Rue McClanahan, Kelli O'Hara, Elizabeth Parkinson, Mark Price, Lily Rabe , Sara Ramirez, Angie Schworer, Sheri Rene Scott, Christopher Sieber, John Selya, Mary Testa, Leslie Uggams, Bruce Vilanch, Frederick Weller, Tom Wopat and Ben Vereen. Attendees can expect to hear numbers from both this season's new musicals and those from other seasons currently running on Broadway, including All Shook Up, Avenue Q, Chicago, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray, La Cage aux Folles, The Light in the Piazza, Mamma Mia!, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, The Producers, Rent and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

The morning event, presented by Continental Airlines and produced by The League of American Theatres and Producers, will also include the presentation of the 2005 Star Award to Joel Klein, Chancellor, Department of Education for the City of New York "for his support for Broadway theatre." Gerald Schoenfeld and Jed Bernstein will present Klein with his award. The 2004 Star Award was bestowed upon Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Shubert Alley is located west of Broadway between 44th and 45th streets. Audience members should enter on 44th Street.