WNBC to Broadcast Broadway on Broadway Concert

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An edited, one-hour version of the annual Broadway on Broadway concert will be televised in the Manhattan area on WNBC-4.

The yearly event, which will be held Sunday, Sept. 12 in Times Square, will be broadcast on WNBC-4 Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 PM ET. This year's concert will feature performances from Avenue Q, Bombay Dreams, Chicago, Golda's Balcony, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, Rent, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, The Producers and Wonderful Town as well as the new musicals, Brooklyn, Dracula, Little Women and the upcoming revival of Pacific Overtures. Actors from the plays Laugh Whore and Twelve Angry Men are also expected to make appearances. In a statement, League of American Theatres and Producers President Jed Bernstein said, "Broadway on Broadway is a great way to kick-off the new season with the best of Broadway live on a giant stage in the heart of Times Square performing a free Sunday concert for all New Yorkers and tourists to enjoy. Every fall, this is a unique opportunity where thousands gather for a live sneak preview of the hottest Broadway shows on the coolest street in town."

The concert stage will be located in Times Square, between 43rd and 44th Streets. Thousands of theatre lovers are expected to attend the 13th annual concert. Show time is 11:30 AM.

Broadway on Broadway is presented by the League of American Theaters and Producers.

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