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Behind The Scenes Of Neil Patrick Harris Led Disney Christmas Parade Showstopper

Behind The Scenes Of Neil Patrick Harris Led Disney Christmas Parade ShowstopperStage and screen superstar Neil Patrick Harris lends his characteristic charm to a spectacular new holiday showstopper set to be featured on the broadcast of Disney Park's CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE, filmed last week, and a new behind the scenes featurette offers us a further glimpse into the creation of the Christmas celebration.

"Are You Ready For Christmas?" is the new tune featured in the fantastical opening number, headlined by Harris alongside many familiar faces from the world of Walt Disney, including Mickey Mouse himself.

CRY-BABY: THE MUSICAL songwriting team David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger penned the specialty tune specifically for the copious talents of the triple-threat, who has also performed material tailor-made by the team before at various award shows to great acclaim.

Of note, NEWSIES Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli has created the staging for the epic sequence, featuring an expansive journey through Disneyland.

Disney's CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE airs on Christmas Day on ABC at 10 AM. More information is available at the official site here.

View the new featurette about "Are You Ready For Christmas" performed by Neil Patrick Harris below.

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Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro is BroadwayWorld's Chief Interviewer and Senior Editor, contributing exclusive columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Flash Fridays as well as additional special features and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more.