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News Leavel Won't Be So Drowsy on Morning Talk Shows Sept. 16 Proving that Broadway performers really do wake up before noon, Tony Award winner Beth Leavel, who stars as the Tony Award winning musical's title character in The Drowsy Chaperone, will make local TV news appearances between 7:30 and 10 AM Sept. 16.

She'll wake New Yorkers on WNBC's "Weekend Today in New York" at 7:30 AM, followed by WABC's "Eyewitness News This Morning" at 9:45 AM prior to performing the anthem "As We Stumble Along" at the annual "Broadway on Broadway" concert later that day.

WNBC's "Weekend in New York" weather anchor SallyAnn Mosey will chat with Leavel live from the "Broadway on Broadway" stage in Times Square at 7:35 AM, on Channel 4.

WABC's "Eyewitness News This Morning" anchor Phil Lipoff will interview the Tony winner with Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of the League of American Theaters and Producers, at 9:45 AM, on Channel 7.

Following Leavel's tour of the morning news broadcasts, she will perform the "As We Stumble Along" opposite Broadway's newest "Man in Chair" Jonathan Crombie at noon, live from the "Broadway on Broadway" stage in Times Square.

Presented by The League of American Theatres and Producers and the Times Square Alliance, the annual "Broadway on Broadway" event will begin on Sept. 16 at 11:30 AM. Over 50,000 fans are expected to enjoy the concert that includes performances and/or appearances from stars of Broadway's musicals and plays.

Winner of five Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone is playing at the Marquis Theatre.

Visit www.DrowsyChaperone.com.

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