Multi-talented actress, singer, television host, playwright, songwriter and author Kathie Lee Gifford hosted this year's Broadway on Broadway yesterday morning, Sunday, September 9th, presented by United Airlines and The New York Times. The event kicked off the 2012-2013 Broadway season with star performances from new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 30-piece live orchestra directed by Alex Lacamoire.
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from event, which included performances from the casts of ONCE, NEWSIES, MOTOWN, BRING IT ON, SCANDALOUS, and many more!
Appearances and performances included the cast of Annie, "It's All Happening" from Bring It On: The Musical, "My Own Best Friend" from Chicago, "Never Fall in Love with an Elf" from Elf, "Mamma Mia! Medley" from Mamma Mia!, "King of New York" from Newsies, "Get Ready" from Motown: The Musical, "Falling Slowly" from Once, "For Such a Time as This" from Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, "Boy Falls From the Sky" from SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark, "Are You There?" from Bare, "Brooms" from Stomp, plus a special Nederlander 100th anniversary celebration and a sneak peek from Season 2 of NBC's Smash.
This annual free outdoor concert at the crossroads of the world brings together stars and performances from current and upcoming Broadway productions to celebrate the beginning of the new Broadway season. Times Square was a big block party with thousands of attendees between 46th & 47th streets between Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
More information can be found at www.BroadwayonBroadway.com.