As of press time, those taking part in the free concert are set to include Christina Applegate, Jennifer Barnhart, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Carolee Carmello, Joyce Chittick, Tim Curry, Frenchie Davis, Mary Bond Davis, Erin Dilly, Christine Ebersole, Anika Ellis, 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, Adrian Lenox, Rick Lyon, Ellen Marlow, Andrea Martin, Denis O'Hare, Kelli O'Hara, Elizabeth Parkinson, Mark Price, Lily Rabe, John Selya, J. Cameron Smith, Mary Testa, 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.