Tony Nominees Join Stars in the Alley Concert, Hosted by Darren Criss

News   Tony Nominees Join Stars in the Alley Concert, Hosted by Darren Criss
 
Stars in the Alley, a free outdoor concert presented by The Broadway League, has announced the line-up of participating performers. The May 27 event will be hosted by "Glee" star Darren Criss, currently starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and will feature a host of Broadway stars, including several 2015 Tony nominees: Sydney Lucas, Alex Sharp, Tony Yazbeck, Micah Stock and Christian Borle, among others.

Darren Criss
Darren Criss

The following performers and Tony nominees are also set to attend: Clyde Alves, Dylan Baker, James Barbour, Sierra Boggess, Christian Borle, Brandy, Steel Burkhardt, Mary Callanan, Lilli Cooper, Corey Cott, Jason Danieley, Jeanna De Waal, Alison Ewing, K. Todd Freeman, Brian Gonzales, Lisa Howard, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs, 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, Angelo Soriano, Julie White, Oscar Williams and Rufus Wright.

The two-hour concert, which celebrates the end of the 2014-15 season, will feature 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 will run 10:30 AM-12:30 PM in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Tony winner Iglehart is tapped to report 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 will include Aladdin, An American in Paris, 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 will also be 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. The event will be held rain or shine.

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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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