8:39 pm - 09/11/2008

musical numbers announced for broadway on broadway

Musical numbers have been announced for the 17th annual "Broadway on Broadway" concert Sept. 14 in Times Square.
Drew Lachey, the second season champion of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" who is currently playing Patsy in Broadway's Spamalot, will host "Broadway on Broadway," the annual, free outdoor concert in Times Square that celebrates the upcoming theatre season.

Among those scheduled to make appearances and/or perform are Bebe Neuwirth, Charles Strouse, Stephen Bogardus, Sierra Boggess, Ashley Brown, Kerry Butler, Tevin Campbell, Carolee Carmello, Jeffry Denman, Kerry Ellis, Bailey Hanks, Cheyenne Jackson, Beth Leavel, Hunter Parrish, Kerry O'Malley, Tony Roberts, Tom Wopat and Ace Young.

Avenue Q
"It Sucks To Be Me"

Billy Elliot
"Once We Were Kings"

"All I Care About"

The Little Mermaid
"Part Of Your World"

"Greased Lightning"

"You Gotta Get a Gimmick"

"Run and Tell That"

In The Heights
"When You're Home"

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
"I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm/White Christmas"

Jersey Boys
"Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"

The Lion King
"Can You Feel The Love Tonight"

Legally Blonde
"So Much Better"

Mamma Mia!
"The Winner Takes It All"

Mary Poppins
"Practically Perfect"

Monty Python's Spamalot
"Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life"

The Phantom Of The Opera
"All I Ask Of You"

Pure Country
"When The Getting's Good"

Spring Awakening
"Totally F%^&*d"

A Tale Of Two Cities
"I Can't Recall"

"Brand New You"

[title of show]

"The Wizard and I"

"Don't Walk Away"

Young Frankenstein
"He Vas My Boyfriend"

The performers will be backed by a 30-piece orchestra.

Presented by Continental Airlines and produced by The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance, the 17th annual event will begin at 11:30 AM ET. Over 50,000 fans are expected to enjoy the concert that includes performances and/or appearances from stars of Broadway's musicals and plays.

In a previous statement Lachey said, "It is an honor to be hosting this year's 'Broadway on Broadway.' I am delighted to be a part of the Broadway community and I love this great city. I look forward to showing the Broadway fans from New York and around the world just what we have to offer."

Host Lachey, a member of the pop group 98 Degrees, made his Broadway debut in Rent.


Okay bbs, who else besides myself is going?

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shangri__la 12th-Sep-2008 01:14 am (UTC)
Dammit, why does In the Heights always perform "When You're Home?" Perform 96,000, Blackout, or Carnaval Del Barrio, dammit!
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:16 am (UTC)
i'll second 96,000. their tony performance was hot.
shangri__la 12th-Sep-2008 01:25 am (UTC)
YES. That performance had me dying to see the show.

This show is awesome and it's baffling why they don't perform the fabulous songs.
aslongasitsfree 12th-Sep-2008 01:20 am (UTC)
I didn't think Carnaval Del Barrio was that great until I saw the show... and now I could just watch that scene over and over again, haha.
ohwhat_aworld 12th-Sep-2008 06:45 am (UTC)
96000 IS THE BOMB.
first_lobster 12th-Sep-2008 01:14 am (UTC)
I totes am!
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:21 am (UTC)
omg i love your icon bb.
obvious82 12th-Sep-2008 01:17 am (UTC)
ugh i wanted to see billy elliott SO BAD when i was there :(
i hope it doesnt close by next summer.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:22 am (UTC)
billy elliot didn't open yet, bb.
obvious82 12th-Sep-2008 03:01 am (UTC)
i know, that is why i couldnt see it
secretnthewings 12th-Sep-2008 07:00 am (UTC)
They were filming Spring Awakening's b-roll footage on Wednesday afternoon, and my friend in group sales got me in as one of the onstage audience members. It was pretty awesome. In between numbers, the cast just kind of milled around with us and chatted. They are all so cute! And young.
__orangeglo 12th-Sep-2008 01:17 am (UTC)
i wouldn't be able to deal with bailey hanks' shrieking.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:23 am (UTC)
aww. that's a shame.

i'd gladly put up with bailey hanks' shrieking for some of the shows performing.
rikku_greenleaf 12th-Sep-2008 01:20 am (UTC)
I'm going! I hope I get there early enough to get semi-close to the stage.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:23 am (UTC)
good luck, bb. it'll be tough.
tinurix 12th-Sep-2008 01:22 am (UTC)
leblikeshakira 12th-Sep-2008 01:26 am (UTC)
dreamoftheday 12th-Sep-2008 12:26 pm (UTC)

And...sorry I'm done. But I love that song. And Cheyenne Jackson. Too bad he is gay. :(
sinfulroad 12th-Sep-2008 01:26 am (UTC)
Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete?
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:32 am (UTC)
Wouldn't you think I'm the girl? The girl who has everything?
mmmcavoy 12th-Sep-2008 02:56 pm (UTC)
Look at this trove, treasures untold. How many wonders can one cavern hold?
starrhi6 12th-Sep-2008 01:31 am (UTC)
Totally F*****! My favorite SA song. I was blasting that this morning.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:33 am (UTC)
"bitch of living" is fun to rock out to.
godsy 12th-Sep-2008 02:09 am (UTC)
idgi, I thought ITH performed the Benny/Nina songs for convenience but all these other guys are always doing the insane group routines wth wth :(((
cupkate 12th-Sep-2008 01:32 am (UTC)
I love Cheyenne Jackson. Hometown hero :') :') :')
I remember his summer theater days.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:34 am (UTC)
omg, i'm jealous.

i adore him.
cupkate 12th-Sep-2008 01:36 am (UTC)
He was the only Real Actor around, so he was basically the lead in every musical ever. My mom and I were his number 1 fans. I was probably 12 years old-ish and we had season tickets. :D
I have many a Cheyenne Jackson autograph from little tiny shows. When we saw him as Elvis in the Thanksgiving Day parade, we screamed. lol
elusiveemily 12th-Sep-2008 01:33 am (UTC)
WTF Brand New You? Seriously...sigh.
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:34 am (UTC)
i know nothing about the show... bad number?
dreamoftheday 12th-Sep-2008 12:27 pm (UTC)
It's not too bad but I'd rather they do the opening number because that's adorable.
gimmeachipwich 12th-Sep-2008 01:35 am (UTC)
i should have gone to college in new york, dammit.
aslongasitsfree 12th-Sep-2008 01:35 am (UTC)
I still have to decide if I want to go to this....
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:37 am (UTC)
well, if you don't mind a crowd of 50,000, go for it.
aslongasitsfree 12th-Sep-2008 01:38 am (UTC)
yeah, idk. and i'm going to the flea market sooo...
divaty 12th-Sep-2008 01:38 am (UTC)
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:40 am (UTC)
just thinking about cheyenne in those shorts makes me orgasm.

LOVE him.
divaty 12th-Sep-2008 01:42 am (UTC)
I had no idea who he was before the Tonys and now I'm obsessed.
divaty 12th-Sep-2008 01:39 am (UTC)
rissa_rose 12th-Sep-2008 01:43 am (UTC)
omg that is something i never want to see ever again.
mmmcavoy 12th-Sep-2008 02:57 pm (UTC)
What is this?
divaty 12th-Sep-2008 03:41 pm (UTC)
Legally Blonde - So Much Better
punnky_kitty 12th-Sep-2008 01:41 am (UTC)

Tevin Campbell ♥
I hope someone records this.
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