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11
May

Save The Date For STARS IN THE ALLEY on Friday June 2, 2017

This year’s Stars in the Alley will take place on Friday, June 2nd at 1:00pm in Broadway’s legendary Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th & 45th streets.

Stars in the Alley is a free outdoor concert with live music, produced by the Broadway League and sponsored by United Airlines, that celebrates the end of the 2016-2017 Broadway season and adds to the festivities leading up to the 2017 Tony Awards.® The event will consist of performances from 21 musicals, including shows from this season as well as numbers from current long-running shows.

“We’re counting down to the 71st Annual Tony Awards and this season Broadway has served up a buffet of fun, entertaining and magical productions,” says Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League. “Stars in the Alley welcomes everybody to join in the celebration and enjoy a little bit of all that Broadway has to offer, proving that there really is a show for everyone!”

“For 20 years, United Airlines has proudly partnered with New York’s iconic Broadway League and we look forward to marking this milestone with our customers and our employees many of whom are Broadway fans,” said Mark Krolick, Vice President of Marketing at United.“

“Stars in the Alley showcases the excitement of musical theatre and the vibrancy of Times Square all at once.  The opportunity to help bring great live music that is free to the public is the primary goal of the MPTF,” says Dan Beck Trustee, Music Performance Trust Fund.

 

PARTICIPATING MUSICALS INCLUDE*:

Aladdin
Anastasia
Bandstand
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
A Bronx Tale
Cats
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chicago
Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen
Groundhog Day the Musical
Kinky Boots
Miss Saigon
Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
The Phantom of the Opera
School of Rock the Musical
Sunset Boulevard
Waitress
War Paint
Wicked

WITH ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES FROM*:

Falsettos
Jitney
The Little Foxes
The Play That Goes Wrong
Six Degrees of Separation
Sweat

*subject to change

More details about Stars in the Alley to be announced soon! For Broadway information in NYC as well as for shows on tour across North America and internationally, visit Broadway.org.

The concert will come just nine days before the American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards®. The ceremony will air on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honor theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, have been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Instagram and Twitter.

The event is produced by The Broadway League. United Airlines is the title sponsor of Stars in the Alley® and is the official airline of The Broadway League and the Tony Awards. Live music sponsored by The Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund and the Film Funds. The official hospitality partner is Junior’s Restaurant. The official media partner is The New York Times. Additional support is provided by The Shubert Organization and SL Green Reality Corporation.