As previously announced, the free outdoor concert — which will be hosted by current Hairspray star Lance Bass — is scheduled for Sept. 16. The concert is scheduled to feature performances and/or appearances by Lea Salonga (Les Miserables), Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale), Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid), Debra Monk (Curtains), Laura Osnes (Grease), Max Crumm (Grease), Adriane Lenox (Chicago), Julia Murney (Wicked), Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), Carolee Carmello (Mamma Mia!), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins), Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening), John Gallagher Jr. (Spring Awakening) and Tamyra Gray (Rent) as well as other cast members from Avenue Q, Chicago, A Chorus Line, The Color Purple, Curtains, The Drowsy Chaperone, Grease, Hairspray, Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde: The Musical, Les Misérables, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Mary Poppins, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, Rent, Spring Awakening, The Little Mermaid, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Wicked.
Presented by The League of American Theatres and Producers and the Times Square Alliance, the annual event will begin at 11:30 AM. Over 50,000 fans are expected to enjoy the concert that includes performances and/or appearances from stars of Broadway's musicals and plays.
This year's concert also features the announcement of the winner of Broadway's Biggest Fan Competition. Theatre lovers are invited to submit a one-minute video showing why they consider themselves Broadway's biggest fans. Visit www.BroadwaysBiggestFan.com for details.
The Broadway Fan Zone will also make its debut at the Sept. 16 concert. The first 100 fans who arrive dressed as their favorite Broadway character will be able to enjoy the concert from a special VIP area located near the stage.
IMG Media, which packages and produces sports and live event television, is producing "Broadway on Broadway" for the first time. Visit www.BroadwayOnBroadway.com for details.