Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to Feature How to Succeed, Priscilla, Spider-Man, Sister Act
By Andrew Gans
Several Broadway productions will be featured during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is scheduled to begin at 9 AM ET Nov. 24.
Currently scheduled to perform are cast members from How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (including Daniel Radcliffe), Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act and Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark as well as The Radio City Rockettes and kids from Camp Broadway and Stagedoor Manor.
Others who will perform include Rodney Atkins, the Big Apple Circus, Mary J. Blige, Cobra Starship, Neil Diamond, Michael Feinstein, The Fresh Beat Band, Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne, Shelby Lynne, Mannheim Steamroller, China Anne McClain, Scotty McCreery, Ingrid Michaelson, the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Savannah Outen and more.
The Parade will kick off at 77th Street and Central Park West. The procession will travel down to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South before making a right turn to march down Seventh Avenue to 42nd Street. The Parade will then turn east towards Sixth Avenue where it will march down the Avenue of the Americas. At 34th Street, The Parade will make its final turn west marching in front of Macy's Herald Square.
The 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast live 9 AM-noon on NBC; Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker will host.
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