Broadway on Broadway
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Broadway on Broadway is a free outdoor concert in the heart of Times Square, taking place this year on Sunday, September 9th at 11:30am. Join us to kick off the 2012-2013 Broadway season with star performances from new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 30-piece live orchestra.
Multi-talented actress, singer, television host, playwright, songwriter and author Kathie Lee Gifford will host the 20th Broadway on Broadway® concert. Gifford is the writer (book and lyrics) of the upcoming new musical Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson that is coming to Broadway in October. She’s best known for her 15 years on “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee” (11 Emmy nominations), and is currently the three-time Emmy Award-winning co-host of the fourth hour of NBC’s “Today” show with Hoda Kotb. Gifford made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’sPutting It Together in 2000, then originated the role of Marta Dunhill in Rupert Holmes’ Thumbs and played Miss Hannigan in a record-breaking run of Annie at Madison Square Garden. In 2005 her first musical Under the Bridge (book and lyrics) opened Off-Broadway. She contributed three songs toHats!, the musical, has recorded numerous CDs and is a three-time New York Times best-selling author.
- Annie: Special Appearance
- Bring It On: The Musical: “It’s All Happening”
- Chicago: “Me and My Baby”
- Mamma Mia!: “Mamma Mia! Medley”
- Newsies: “The World Will Know”
- Motown: The Musical: “Get Ready”
- Once: “Falling Slowly”
- Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson: “For Such a Time as This”
- Sprider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: “Boy Falls From the Sky”
- Bare: “Are You There?”
- Stomp: “Brooms”
Plus a very special Nederlander 100th Anniversary Celebration and a Sneak Peek from Season 2 of NBC’s SMASH!
*Shows and musical numbers are subject to change
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