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Photo Coverage: Broadway On Broadway '05


Christina Applegate and John Lithgow co-hosted the 14th annual BROADWAY ON BROADWAY, a free outdoor concert in Times Square on Sunday, September 18 and BroadwayWorld was there! The event is produced every year by the League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. (Jed Bernstein, President) and the Times Square Alliance (Tim Tompkins, President).

More than 50,000 spectators were on hand in Times Square to see performances from All Shook Up, Avenue Q, Beauty and the Beast, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Hairspray, Lennon, The Light in the Piazza, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, The Producers, Rent, Sweet Charity, In My Life, The Color Purple, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Wicked.

Broadway on Broadway is presented by Continental Airlines and Sprint. The official sponsor is The New York Times. Additional Support is provided by Theatre Development Fund, NYC & Company, and Music Performance Fund. Promotional Partners include, Panasonic, Madame Tussaud's New York, Broadway Previews and the Actor's Federal Credit Union.

Christina Applegate

Co-hosts for the concert, Christina Applegate and John Lithgow



John and Christina are joined by Jed Bernstein

John watches his co-host perform in
"Hey Big Spender"

The ensemble of "Sweet Charity"

Janine LaManna

Mayor Bloomberg was on hand for the event

Piazza's Victoria Clark

Powehouse Darlene Love sang "I Know Where I've Been"

The cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

LaChanze and Elisabeth Withers performed "What About Love?" from
The Color Purple



The cast of Rent

Frenchie Davis

Cary Shields - the current "Roger"

It's the cast of Mamma Mia!

Disney's newest Belle - Ashley Brown

Christopher J. Hanke and Jessica Boevers performed
"In My Life" from "In My Life"

Q Favorites, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Ann Harada


Kissy Simmons and Josh Tower from The Lion King

When You Got It....

Flaunt It, Angie Schworer

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Raul Esparza

From All Shook Up, Nikki M. James, Cheyenne Jackson and Curtis Holbrook

Megan Hilty and Shoshana Bean from Wicked sang "For Good"



The cast of Lennon before hitting the stage

The cast of Lennon closed the show with "Imagine"

Casts from Broadway come together for the encore
"Give My Regards To Broadway"

Mandy Gonzalez, Julia Murney, Chad Kimball and Will Chase

See you next year!

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