Photo Call: Stars of Fun Home, Gigi, It Shoulda Been You, On the Town and More Perform Free Stars in the Alley Concert

News   Photo Call: Stars of Fun Home, Gigi, It Shoulda Been You, On the Town and More Perform Free Stars in the Alley Concert
 
Stars in the Alley, a free outdoor concert presented by The Broadway League, celebrated the conclusion of the 2014-15 season May 27 in Shubert Alley. The event was hosted by "Glee" star Darren Criss, currently starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and featured numerous 2015 Tony nominees, including Sydney Lucas, Alex Sharp, Tony Yazbeck, Micah Stock and Christian Borle.

The following performers and Tony nominees were in attendance: Dylan Baker, James Barbour, Sierra Boggess, Christian Borle, Brandy Norwood, Mary Callanan, Lilli Cooper, Corey Cott, Jason Danieley, Alison Ewing, K. Todd Freeman, Lisa Howard, James Monroe Iglehart, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Andy Karl, Laura Michelle Kelly, Chilina Kennedy, T.R. Knight, Jeff Kready, Brennyn Lark, Lydia Leonard, Judy McLane, Ben Miles, Zell Steele Morrow, James Moye, Nathaniel Parker, Oscar Williams and Rufus Wright.

The two-hour concert, which celebrated the end of the 2014-15 season, featured performances from 20-plus shows that opened in the current Broadway season as well as songs from long-running shows, accompanied by a 12-piece orchestra.

The event ran 10:30 AM-12:30 PM in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Tony winner Iglehart reported from the concert via social media on the day and can be followed on Twitter via @jamesmiglehart and on instagram via @jmiglehart. 

The participating musicals included Aladdin, Beautiful - The Carol King Musical, Chicago, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Gigi, It Shoulda Been You, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Matilda the Musical, Mamma Mia!, On the Town, On the Twentieth Century, The Phantom of the Opera, Someting Rotten! The Visit and Wicked.  Additional appearances from the following Broadway plays were also featured: Airline Highway, The Audience, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, A Gentlemen's Guide to Love & Murder, Hand to God, It's Only a Play and Wolf Hall Parts One & Two.

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."

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