The Wiz Live! and 5 Broadway Shows Set to Perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

News   The Wiz Live! and 5 Broadway Shows Set to Perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
 
Cast members from The Wiz Live!, as well as Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, The King and I, On Your Feet! and Something Rotten! will perform in 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will be broadcast live on NBC Nov. 26 at 9 AM ET.

In addition to the five musicals announced to perform during the first hour of the special, the cast of School of Rock will also make an appearance on their own float during the parade.

"Do You Have a Parade Number?" Meet the Macy's Producers Who Bring Broadway to the Streets Every Thanksgiving 

Shanice Williams
Shanice Williams

Celebrities announced to participate are Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Mariah Carey, Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cirque du Soleil, Daughtry, Andra Day, Andy Grammer, Sandra Lee, Shawn Mendes, MercyMe, Mipso, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Jennifer Nettles, NHL legends Mark and Marty Howe, Jake Owen, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, Rachel Platten, Prince Royce, Questlove with the cast and the Muppets of "Sesame Street," Trey Songz, Jordin Sparks, Chica and the gang from "Sprout and Train."

The annual event will feature 17 giant character balloons; 24 novelty/ornament balloons, balloonicles, and trycaloons; 27 floats; 1,100 cheerleaders and dancers; more than 1,000 clowns; 12 marching bands; and more.

The Thanksgiving Day Parade will step-off at 77th Street and Central Park West. The procession will travel down to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South and march down 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas to 34th Street. At 34th Street, the Parade will make its final turn west and end at 7th Avenue in front of Macy’s Herald Square.

For more information visit macys.com/parade.

Today’s Most Popular News: