'Broadway On Broadway' Sings Out with Host Drew Lachey in Times Square 9/14
Spamalot’s Drew Lachey will host the 17th annual concert presented by Continental Airlines, to be held today Sunday, September 14th at 11:30 a.m in Times Square. The annual free outdoor concert brings together stars and performances from current and upcoming Broadway productions to celebrate the beginning of the Broadway season.
Special guest performance by: Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Damn Yankees) and Charles Strouse (Annie, Bye Bye Birdie) and performers Stephen Bogardus (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Kerry Butler (Xanadu), Tevin Campbell (Hairspray), Carolee Carmello (Mamma Mia!), Jeffry Denman (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Kerry Ellis (Wicked), Bailey Hanks (Legally Blonde), Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu), Beth Leavel (Young Frankenstein), Hunter Parrish (Spring Awakening), Kerry O'Malley (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Tony Roberts (Xanadu), Tom Wopat (Chicago), Ace Young (Grease) are all scheduled to appear.
The following musical numbers will be performed:
“It Sucks To Be Me”
“Once We Were Kings”
“All I Care About”
DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID
“Part Of Your World”
“You Gotta Get a Gimmick”
“Run and Tell That”
IN THE HEIGHTS
“When You’re Home”
Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS
“I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm/ White Christmas”
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”
THE LION KING
“Can You Feel the Love Tonight”
LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
“So Much Better”
“The Winner Takes It All”
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
“Always Look On The Bright Side of Life”
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
“All I Ask of You”
“When The Getting’s Good”
A TALE OF TWO CITIES
“I Can’t Recall”
“Brand New You”
[title of show]
“The Wizard and I”
“Don’t Walk Away”
THE NEW Mel Brooks’ MUSICAL Young Frankenstein
“He Vas My Boyfriend”
The Broadway on Broadway concert is presented by Continental Airlines. Brought to you by The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance, Broadway On Broadway’s official sponsor is The New York Times.
Additional support is provided by Theatre Development Fund and the Music Performance Fund.
About The Broadway League
The Broadway League, Inc., founded in 1930 as the League of New York Theatres, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League’s 600-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers in 240 North American cities, 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 across the U.S. and Canada. Visit our website at http://www.broadwayleague.com.
About The Times Square Alliance
The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square. In addition to providing safety and sanitation services, the Alliance coordinates many major events in Times Square including New Year’s Eve, manages the City’s busiest Tourism Center and advocates on behalf of its constituents with respect to a host of public policy, planning and quality-of-life issues. Visit www.TimesSquareNYC.org for more information.
About Drew Lachey
A native of Cincinnati, Drew Lachey is an accomplished singer, dancer and actor. Drew was last seen on Broadway as ‘Mark Cohen’ in the hit musical Rent. On television, Drew was most recently seen as the host of ABC’s hit show “Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann.” No stranger to dancing, Drew and his partner Cheryl Burke took home the first place trophy in ABC’s second season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Drew has also appeared on “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica,” “As the World Turns” and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” Drew first rose to prominence as a member of 98 Degrees, which he joined with his brother Nick in 1995. The group recorded four successful albums, which sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Drew currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Lea and daughter Isabella.
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