Today, November 24, New York celebrates Thanksgiving with the 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In keeping with tradition, the parade will be Broadcast on both NBC and CBS beginning at 9am. Some of Broadway's biggest shows are slated to take center stage during the early part of the broadcast. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you highlights of the performances as they become available! Below, check out as the cast of NEWSIES taps its way into a performance of 'King of New York'!
The fun begins at 9am and lasts the morning through 12:00pm. As usual, Broadway will be well represented with performances from Anything Goes, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Priscilla, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Sister Act, and Newsies, in addition to appearances by Godspell's Hunter Parrish, Relatively Speaking's Steve Guttenberg and Laura Bell Bundy!
Ready for it 85th Anniversary edition, the Parade of wonder will feature 15 giant character balloons; 44 novelty/ornament balloons, balloonicles and balloonheads; 27 floats; 1,600 cheerleaders, dancers and performance group members; 800 clowns; 11 marching bands; a host of celebrity performers, and the one-and-only Santa Claus.
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