According to a Macy's spokesperson, cast members from Wonderful Town, Good Vibrations, Bombay Dreams and All Shook Up perform on the program, which will be broadcast on NBC-TV. (The revival of La Cage aux Folles, which was originally scheduled to be part of the annual event, will no longer be part of the parade.)
Brooke Shields will lead the cast of Wonderful Town with her rendition of "Swing!" Bombay Dreams will offer "Shakalaka Baby," All Shook Up will sing "Burning Love," and the company of Good Vibrations will present "Fun, Fun, Fun."
The 78th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is set for Thursday, Nov. 25 from 9 AM-noon. Broadcast nationally on NBC-TV, the Broadway shows are scheduled to perform during the first hour of the telecast.
The parade begins at 77th Street and Central Park West of Manhattan's Upper West Side. It will then make its way down Broadway through Times Square before taking final bows at Herald Square and ending at 7th Ave and 34th Street. For more information and a few helpful tips for those who are ready to brave the weather and crowds, visit www.macysparade.com or call the Macy's Parade Hotline at (212) 494-4495.
* CBS-TV will also broadcast the Thanksgiving Day Parade. The CBS telecast, 9 AM-noon on CBS-TV, will feature the cast of Brooklyn belting out "Once Upon a Time," the company of Fiddler on the Roof singing "Matchmaker" and Producers cast members performing "I Wanna Be a Producer."
The U.S. touring cast of Mamma Mia! will be featured on ABC's Thanksgiving Day Parade broadcast. The ABBA hit will perform "Dancing Queen" live from Chicago's State Street theatre district. The telecast airs on ABC-TV 10-11 AM ET; check local listings.