Casts of First Date, Cinderella and Janis Joplin Will Perform on CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade Broadcast

By Michael Gioia
25 Nov 2013

Cast members from Broadway's First Date, the Tony Award-nominated revival of Cinderella and A Night With Janis Joplin will perform on The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS Nov. 28.



Zachary Levi ("Chuck") and Krysta Rodriguez ("Smash"), who co-star in Broadway's First Date, will be joined by Kristoffer Cusick, Kate Loprest, Vicki Noon and Bryce Ryness to perform "The One" and "Something That Will Last" from the new Broadway musical by Austin Winsberg, Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner.

Laura Osnes, who was Tony-nominated for her performance in Cinderella, will be joined by Rebecca Luker, who plays Marie, for "Impossible/It's Possible" from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

A Night with Janis Joplin's Mary Bridget Davies will perform "Me and Bobby McGee" alonside the band from the Broadway musical.  

Kevin Frazier and Thea Andrews, co-hosts of "omg! Insider," will anchor the CBS Thanksgiving tradition, which is now in its 53rd year. Lady Antebellum will also perform.

For a list of participants in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will be broadcast live on NBC Nov. 28 from 9 AM-noon ET, click here.

Parade coverage on CBS will begin at 9 AM ET. For more information, visit CBS.com.