Stars in the Alley Announces Talent
Stars in the Alley Announces Talent

Stars in the Alley Announces Talent

The outdoor Broadway concert Stars in the Alley, set to entertain in the historic Shubert Alley on Friday, June 2nd, has announded its talent for the free event.
Brandon Uranowitz will serve as the celebration’s social media correspondent. Reaching out to theatre fans all over the world, Uranowitz will cover the event live on Twitter and Instagram, bringing fans both exclusive backstage access and a unique perspective on all that’s happening on stage and in the audience this year. Uranowitz is nominated for a Tony Award in the Best Featured Actor in a Musical category for his performances as the “wiry psychiatrist” Mendel in the Lincoln Center revival of Falsettos that played Broadway earlier in the season.

A culminating celebration of the 2016-2017 Broadway season, Stars in the Alley will feature a wide array of Broadway talent, including performances by several Tony-nominated performers including Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen), Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), John Douglas Thompson and Ruben Santiago Hudson (August Wilson’s Jitney), Richard Thomas (The Little Foxes), Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon), Corey Hawkins (Six Degrees of Separation), Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson (Sweat) as well as performances from 2017 Tony Award-nominated musicals including: Anastasia, Bandstand, Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day the Musical, Miss Saigon, and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

One of the festivities building toward the season’s penultimate celebration the Tony Awards, Stars in the Alley will take place on Friday, June 2nd at 1:00pm in Broadway’s legendary Shubert Alley (west of Seventh Avenue between 44th & 45th streets). The free outdoor concert with live music is produced by the Broadway League and sponsored by United Airlines. The event will consist of performances from over 20 musicals, including shows from this past season as well as numbers from current long-running shows, all accompanied by a 12-piece live orchestra.

The list of participating musicals includes Aladdin, Anastasia, Bandstand, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale, Cats, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Chicago, Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day the Musical, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock – The Musical, Sunset Boulevard, Waitress, and Wicked, with additional performances from August Wilson’s Jitney, The Little Foxes, The Play That Goes WrongPresent Laughter, Six Degrees of Separation, Sweat, and War Paint. (Participating shows are subject to change).

Mark Robinson is the author of the two-volume encyclopedia The World of Musicals and maintains a theater and entertainment blog at markrobinsonwrites.com.