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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Rain or shine!
Hosted by Darren Criss, star of Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Stars in the Alley is a FREE outdoor concert held in the heart of the Theatre District that celebrates the end of the 2014 - 2015 Broadway season and adds to the festivities leading up to the 2015 Tony Awards®. The event in Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th & 45th Streets, will consist of performances from this season as well as numbers from current long-running shows.
Aladdin ’s Tony Award-winning “Genie,” James Monroe Iglehart, will be on hand to cover the concert LIVE on Twitter and Instagram! @jamesmiglehart on Twitter and @jmiglehart on Instagram will bring fans both exclusive backstage access and a unique perspective on all that’s happening on stage and in the audience at this year’s concert.
Commissioner Cynthia López, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, will kick off the event.
Darren Criss (actor, musician and composer ) is currently starring on Broadway in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival. He recently starred as Blaine Anderson on Fox's Emmy and Golden Globe Award‐winning series Glee. Criss made his Broadway debut in January of 2012 as J. Pierrepont Finch in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. The San Francisco-native is a co-founder of StarKid Productions, a Chicago-based theatre company whose works have spurred viral hits, multiple Billboard charting cast albums, and sold-out national tours. His additional film, TV and stage credits include Girl Most Likely opposite Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening, The Wind Rises, Web Therapy, ABC’s Backstage with Disney on Broadway, Michael Feinstein's New Year's Eve Special on PBS as well as hosting duties for the NewNowNext Awards and Teen Choice Awards. He received his BFA in Acting from the University of Michigan.
PERFORMANCES OR APPEARANCES* BY:
Clyde Alves, Dylan Baker, James Barbour, Sierra Boggess, Christian Borle, Brandy, Steel Burkhardt, Mary Callanan, Lilli Cooper, Corey Cott, Jason Danieley, Jeanna De Waal, Alison Ewing, K.Todd Freeman, Brian Gonzales, Lisa Howard, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Andy Karl, Laura Michelle Kelly, Chilina Kennedy, T.R. Knight, Jeff Kready, Brennyn Lark, Lydia Leonard, Sydney Lucas, Judy McLane, Ben Miles, Zell Steele Morrow, James Moye, Nathaniel Parker, Alex Sharp, Angelo Soriano, Micah Stock, Julie White, Oscar Williams, Rufus Wright, Tony Yazbek
PARTICIPATING MUSICALS* INCLUDE:
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
It Shoulda Been You
The Lion King
Matilda the Musical
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century
The Phantom of the Opera
WITH ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES* FROM:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Hand to God
It’s Only a Play
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
*subject to change
Pictured: photos from Stars in the Alley 2014. Photos by Amanda Schwab/Starpix.