Here’s your chance to see performances of a dozen or so Broadway shows for FREE. Now that we have your attention:
Stars in the Alley is a the annual FREE outdoor concert with live music that celebrates the end of the 2017-2018 Broadway season and adds to the festivities leading up to the 2018 Tony Awards®.
Stars in the Alley features performances from this season’s new Broadway shows as well as numbers from current long-running shows.
See posters from Tony Award-winning Broadway Shows including The Lion King at a FREE exhibit in the lobby of the Sofitel New York hotel in the theater district.
Broadway Stars in the Alley includes scheduled performances and appearances by:
- Katharine McPhee, currently starring as Jenna in Waitress;
- Melissa Benoist (“Supergirl”), slated to play the title role in Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; and
- Tyler Glenn (Neon Trees), currently starring as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots.
In addition, there will be performances and appearances by 2018 Tony Award-nominated performers including:
- Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two),
- Joshua Henry (Carousel), Hailey Kilgore (Once On This Island),
- Taylor Louderman (Mean Girls), and
- Ari’el Stachel (The Band’s Visit),
- as well as performances from 2018 Tony Award-nominated musicals including: Frozen, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.
Alex Newell (currently starring as Asaka in Once On This Island) hosts this year’s festivities on stage.
Alex Boniello (currently starring as Connor Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen) will serve as exclusive backstage correspondent, including covering the event live on The Broadway League’s Twitter (@BroadwayLeague) and Instagram (@BroadwayLeague), bringing fans both exclusive backstage access and a unique perspective on all that’s happening on stage and in the audience this year.
Stars in the Alley is produced by the Broadway League.
It’s Friday, June 1 at 1pm, in Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Ave., between 44th and 45th Streets. It’s rain or shine, so let’s hope for shine.
Participating Musicals Include*:
The Band’s Visit
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen
Escape to Margaritaville
Once on This Island
The Phantom of the Opera
School of Rock The Musical
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
With Additional Appearances From*:
Angels in America
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
The Play That Goes Wrong
*subject to change