The 75-minute show, which combines live performances and underscored movie montages, will feature the talents of Nikki Renee Daniels, Linda Eder, Raul Esparza, Sutton Foster, John Hill, Emily Hsu, Andy Karl, Telly Leung, Tyler Maynard, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lillias White, Tom Wopat, Christy Carlson Romano, Anika Noni Rose and Kelly Sullivan. Edie Falco and Bronson Pinchot will co-host the annual event. The concert, which will be held June 14 at 8:30 PM in Bryant Park, will be taped for a June 19 broadcast. WCBS-TV in New York will telecast the concert on Saturday, June 19 at 7 PM ET; check local listings.
The 90-minute toast to Manhattan marks the kick-off to the city's outdoor summer concert season. A host of Broadway stars to be announced shortly will take part in the evening, which includes songs from the musical theatre backed by a 35-piece orchestra. Montages of scenes from classic movies will also be shown on a giant screen in the park.
"Broadway Under the Stars" is produced by the League of American Theatres and Producers and presented by Time Warner. Show time on June 14 is 8:30 PM.
Bryant Park is located in Manhattan between 40th and 42nd Streets, off Sixth Avenue.