The Broadway League
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CONTACT: Elisa Shevitz
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STARS IN THE ALLEY Performers Announced
May 12, 2014
Free Outdoor Broadway Concert #StarsInTheAlley 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. Entrance to the concert is on 44th street.
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 from this year's Tony nominees and exciting performances from nearly 25 shows, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra.
2014 Tony nominated actors/actresses scheduled to appear include: Adriane Lenox (After Midnight), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder), Kelli O'Hara (The Bridges of Madison County), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Andy Karl (Rocky), Joshua Henry (Violet), and Tyne Daly (Mothers and Sons) as well as performances from all 2014 Tony Award-nominated musicals now in performance on Broadway including After Midnight, Aladdin, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, The Bridges of Madison County, Bullets Over Broadway, Cabaret, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, If/Then, Les Misérables, Rocky and Violet.
The show will be hosted by star of stage and screen Norm Lewis, who takes over the legendary title role in Broadway's record-breaking The Phantom of the Opera beginning May 12th.
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
The Lion King
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
*subject to change
DON'T FORGET TO TUNE-IN TO CBS ON SUNDAY, JUNE 8TH!!!!!
The Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall.
For more information on the Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com.
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Stars in the Alley® is presented by United Airlines and produced by The Broadway League. 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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