Lea Salonga, Chita Rivera, Drew Gehling
Lea Salonga, Chita Rivera, Drew Gehling

Watch Now: Chita Rivera, Lea Salonga, & More in United in Song on PBS

Broadway favorites rang in the new year with a special PBS concert United in Song. Broadway legend Chita Rivera hosted the event at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall featuring performances from Broadway alums Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Tony Award winner Paulo Szot, Deborah Cox, and Drew Gehling, alongside Delbert Anderson, Jencarlos Canela, Judy Collins, Midori, Sandi Patty, the Washington Ballet, the American Pops Orchestra, and more.

The star-studded performance, filmed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, celebrates the American dream and America’s irrepressible strength as we welcome the New Year. This special evening of wide-ranging music and artistic disciplines reminds us of our ever-present pursuit of uniting as one America.

“The rich history that took place at Independence Hall reminds us of the challenges our country faced as such a young nation,” said David M. Rubinstein, co-executive producer. “This evening’s performance celebrates the ever-present pursuit of the American dream, and our collective hope of unity, here in America and beyond.”

Watch the performance below.