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Broadway Performances Announced for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

There’s no raining on this parade! As previously announced, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns for another year, welcoming the general public back to view the festivities in person this Thanksgiving. Broadway shows always make a stop at the parade and it was just revealed which will be taking part in the 2021 parade.

The parade will feature performances from the casts of SIX, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, and Wicked, one of Broadway’s longest-running hits, along with a sneak preview of NBC’s Annie Live! In addition, the show-stopping Radio City Rockettes will bring their signature magic to Herald Square.

The Macy’s Parade is always the holiday’s biggest stage for entertainment and this year will be no different. Featuring a mix of musical genres from Pop and R & B to Country, Classic Rock, and K-Pop, the Parade will be the ultimate television party destination this November. Broadway favorites that will be joining the festivities include Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Jordan Fisher, and the cast of Peacock’s Girls5eva (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, Busy Philipps).

In addition, the parade will also feature aespa, Jimmie Allen, Jon Batiste, Blue’s Clues & You! host Josh Dela Cruz and the former hosts of Blue’s Clues Steve Burns and Donovan Patton, Foreigner, Andy Grammer, Mickey Guyton, Chris Lane, Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier, the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Nelly, Kim Petras, Kelly Rowland, Rob Thomas, Carrie Underwood, Tai Verdes, Zoe Wees, and Tauren Wells; with an extra special appearance by the one-and-only Santa Claus.

For decades, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been one of the nation’s most anticipated and watched holiday celebrations. Viewers nationwide can catch all the action via the special broadcasts on NBC and Telemundo, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in all time zones. For the first time, fans can also stream the broadcast on Peacock. The TODAY Show’s Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker will host the three-hour telecast for NBC and Peacock.