Held in Shubert Alley between 44th and 45th Streets, the 50-minute concert will include appearances by a host of performers currently appearing on Broadway. Those scheduled to appear include actors from several Tony-nominated productions: Gypsy’s Bernadette Peters, Hairspray’s Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur, Man of La Mancha’s Brian Stokes Mitchell and A Year with Frog and Toad’s Mark Linn-Baker. The event will also feature appearances from stars of long running musicals, including Frenchie Davis (Rent), Deborah Gibson (Cabaret), Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!), Don Stephenson (The Producers) and Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie). The Look of Love's Liz Callaway will also offer the Burt Bacharach hit "Alfie." The June 4 "Stars in the Alley" will also include the presentation of the Star Award to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Jed Bernstein, president of the League of American Theatres and Producers, will be on hand as well to discuss the end-of-the-year financial season on Broadway.
Produced by the League of American Theatres and Producers, this year's event is being presented by Continental Airlines with J. P. Morgan Chase.