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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Participating Shows Announced For STARS IN THE ALLEY on May 21st
April 24, 2014
Free Outdoor Broadway Concert #StarsInTheAlley Featuring Musical Performances From Over 20 Broadway Shows In Legendary Shubert Alley.
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will take place on Wednesday, May 21st from 11:00am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets.
To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District will celebrate Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra.
Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of the Broadway League, says, "Broadway's block party in Shubert Alley is a festive way for the Broadway community and our fans to celebrate another incredible season during which over 40 shows opened! Come experience the magic of Broadway at Stars in the Alley in May, as the calendar counts down to the eagerly anticipated Tony Awards ceremony in June."
PARTICIPATING MUSICALS* INCLUDE:
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
The Bridges of Madison County
Bullets Over Broadway
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
If / Then
Motown The Musical
The Phantom of the Opera
Rock of Ages
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
WITH ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES* FROM:
All the Way
Holler If Ya Hear Me
Mothers and Sons
Of Mice and Men
On the Town
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
The Velocity of Autumn
*subject to change
More shows still to be announced!
Additional information can be found at Broadway.org.
The Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 8, 2014. For more information on the Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com.
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Stars in the Alley®, a program of The Broadway League, is generously presented by United Airlines. Live music sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund. Official Hospitality partner is Junior's Restaurant. Promotional partners include: Metro-North Railroad, Fresh 102.7, and NY Waterway. The official media partner is The New York Times.
United Airlines is the title sponsor of Stars in the Alley and the official airline of The Broadway League and The Tony Awards. â
About The Broadway League
The Broadway League, founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League's 700-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers who present in nearly 200 markets in North America, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the theatre industry. Each year, League members bring Broadway to nearly 30 million people in New York and on tour across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.BroadwayLeague.com, or follow The Broadway League on Twitter @TheBwayLeague or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BroadwayLeague. BROADWAY.ORG is the League's new official on-line headquarters for Broadway in NYC and on tour. Download the free Broadway.org mobile app for iOS or Android, and the free IBDB mobile app for iOS or Android. The Broadway League annually presents the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards,® one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry, with The American Theatre Wing.
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