The one-hour program is set to air July 15 at 7 PM ET on WCBS-TV, which airs in the metropolitan area on Channel 2; check local listings. The June 26 concert marked the first time the annual "Broadway Under the Stars" concert was held in Central Park. This year's star-studded evening, directed by Jeff Calhoun, paid tribute to veteran director-producer Hal Prince.
Those who took part in the evening included Michael Arden (Big River), Carolee Carmello (Mamma Mia!), Kevin Clay, Manoel Felciano (Sweeney Todd), Renée Elise Goldsberry (The Color Purple), Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line), Matthew Morrison (The Light in the Piazza), Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, or Change), Kelli O'Hara (The Pajama Game), Elaine Stritch (Company), Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd), John Cullum (Urinetown), Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens), Sutton Foster (The Drowsy Chaperone), Shuler Hensley (Tarzan), Brian d'Arcy James (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jane Krakowski (Nine), Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), the cast of Jersey Boys (Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and J. Robert Spencer) and Grammy Award winner Lee Ann Womack.
Hal Prince is the recipient of 22 Tony Awards and the Kennedy Center Honors. Among the Broadway shows he has directed and produced are Follies, A Little Night Music and Sweeney Todd. His most recent Broadway directorial credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Candide, Parade, Show Boat and Hollywood Arms; he also helmed the out-of-town productions of Stephen Sondheim's Bounce.