Curtain up! Light the lights! We've got nothing to hit but the heights for the Broadway stars newly announced for Curtain Up! LIVE from Broadway!, set to perform live in Times Square October 2 at 11 AM ET, come rain or come shine. If you can't be there in person, the concert will be broadcast live on WBAC and at Playbill.com/CurtainUp.
Broadway favorites Alex Brightman, Sharon D Clarke, Brandon Victor Dixon, Myles Frost, Ramin Karimloo, Lea Michele, Krysta Rodriguez, André De Shields, Will Swenson, and more will take the stage in the free outdoor concert, which is a part of the three-day Curtain Up Broadway Festival. Presented by Playbill, The Broadway League, the Times Square Alliance, and Prudential Financial, the weekend festival includes performances, sing-alongs, a block party, and more.
19 Broadway shows will also perform at the October 2 concert, including A Beautiful Noise, A Strange Loop, Aladdin, & Juliet, Beetlejuice, The Book of Mormon, Chicago, Death of a Salesman, Funny Girl, Hadestown, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Into the Woods, The Lion King, MJ The Musical, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Man, The Phantom of the Opera, Six, and Wicked.
As previously announced, the concert will be hosted by Amber Ruffin and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, with direction from Sammi Cannold. Material written by Eric Ulloa and Ruffin will be featured, alongside music by the Music Performance Trust Fund, under the trusty baton of Daryl Waters as music director.
The concert will begin at 11:00 AM ET and continue through 1:00 PM, come rain or come shine. American Sign Language interpreters will be present during Curtain Up! LIVE from Broadway. Accessibility services are secured by Invest In Access.
Not in NYC? All main stage events will be streamed live at Playbill.com/CurtainUp, so you can join in the fun from wherever you may be!