BWW TV: Watch Highlights from New York Pops' Star-Studded Gala, Honoring Legendary Boublil & Schonberg!
Last night, May 2, 2016, The New York Pops celebrated its 33rd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the revolutionary collaborations of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, the songwriting team behind LES MISERABLES, Miss Saigon, and more. Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for the event were musical theatre legends Sir Cameron Mackintosh andPatti LuPone. BroadwayWorld was on hand throughout the evening, capturing some of the night's best moments - below, check out a collection of performance highlights, featuring Lea Salonga and Eva Noblezada, Stephanie J. Block and more!
The event began at 7:00 PM with a concert in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, featuring a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. The performances highlighted Boublil and Schönberg's four-decade partnership. Guest artists Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Montego Glover, Robert Marien, Laura Osnes, and Kyle Scatliffe performed alongside Block, Jon Jon Briones, Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Patti LuPone, Noblezada, John Owen-Jones, Hugh Panaro, Salonga, and Marie Zamora. The concert also featured Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, as well as students from The New York Pops' Kids on Stage music education program and Camp Broadway Kids.