Multi-talented actress, singer, television host, playwright, songwriter and author Kathie Lee Gifford
hosted this year's Broadway on Broadway this 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 photos of the casts that participated in the event!
The morning's 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. Scroll down for the photos!
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford
Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford
Charlotte St. Martin and Tim Tompkins
Spotlight On Broadway Winners with Charlotte St. Martin and Katherine Oliver from Mayor Bloomberg's Office-Arlene Dahl, Matthew D. Loeb, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Charles Strouse, Nina Lannan and Nick Wyman
Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera
Marc Rosen and Arlene Dahl
Elizabeth A. Davis and Steve Kazee-Once
The Cast of Stomp
Carolee Carmello and the cast of Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson
Katie Finneran, Anthony Warlow and the girls of Annie
Katie Finneran and Anthony Warlow
The Cast of Bring It On: The Musical
Taylor Louderman and Adrienne Warren
Reeve Carney and the cast of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark
Taylor Trensch and Gerard Canonico from Bare
Perez Hilton from NEWSical
Christine Pedi from NEWSical
The Nederlander Group celebrating 100 Years
The Cast of Chicago
Ed Asner - Grace
Berry Gordy and the cast of Motown: The Musical
Charles Randolph Wright, Saycon Sengbloh, Berry Gordy, Valisia LeKae and Brandon Victor Dixon
Matthew Saldivar, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chandler-Berat-Peter and The Starcatcher
The Cast of Newsies
Lewis Grosso and Matthew Schecter
Judy McLane and the Cast Of Mamma Mia!