Stars in the Alley, a free outdoor concert presented by The Broadway League, is offered June 3 from 12:30-2:30 PM in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets.
Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca co-host the afternoon. Hayes, now starring in Broadway’s An Act of God, was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Promises, Promises, and Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
The two-hour concert, which celebrates the end of the 2015-16 season, features performances from shows that either opened in the current Broadway season or have carried over from previous seasons.
Participating musicals include Aladdin, An American in Paris, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Bright Star, Chicago, The Color Purple, Disaster!, Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Les Misérables, Matilda The Musical, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Something Rotten!, Tuck Everlasting, Waitress and Wicked with additional appearances from An Act of God, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Eclipsed, The Father, Fully Committed, Hamilton, The Humans, Long Day's Journey into Night, School of Rock-The Musical and Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed.
Performers are scheduled to include Pascale Armand, Nicholas Barasch, Reed Birney, Richard H. Blake, Heidi Blickenstaff, Alfie Boe, Ava Briglia, Danny Burstein, Akosua Busia, Carmen Cusack, Jordan Donica, Kathryn Erbe, Ali Ewoldt, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Alyssa Fox, John Gallagher Jr., Heather Headley, Eduardo Hernandez, Jayne Houdyshell, James Monroe Iglehart, Zainab Jah, Chilina Kennedy, Tyler Lea, Sarah Charles Lewis, Michael Lomenda, Beth Malone, Willow McCarthy, Alan Mingo Jr., Rory O’Malley, John Owen-Jones, Mauricio Perez, Gabriella Pizzolo, Billy Porter, Garen Scribner, Saycon Sengbloh, Michael Shannon, Jennifer Simard, Emily Skeggs, Alexandria Suarez, Kevin Tellez, Brandon Uranowitz, Quinn VanAntwerp, Max von Essen and Aviva Winick. (This list is subject to change.)
The Broadway League is presenting the annual concert with title sponsor United Airlines. The event takes place rain or shine.
Further Stars in the Alley information can be found at Broadway.org.
The Broadway League, founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League’s 700-plus members include “theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers who present in nearly 200 markets in North America, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the theatre industry.”
(Updated June 3)