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The Phantom of the Opera’s

NORM LEWIS

TO HOST

FREE OUTDOOR BROADWAY CONCERT
#StarsInTheAlley

FEATURING MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
FROM OVER 20 BROADWAY SHOWS
IN LEGENDARY SHUBERT ALLEY

WEDNESDAY MAY 21 -  11:00am-12:30pm
RAIN OR SHINE!

PRODUCED BY THE BROADWAY LEAGUE
WITH MUSIC SUPERVISION BY ALEX LACAMOIRE

SPONSORED BY UNITED AIRLINES

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will be hosted by star of stage and screen Norm Lewis, who takes over the legendary title role in Broadway’s record-breaking The Phantom of the Opera beginning May 12th.

Stars in the Alley will take place on Wednesday, May 21st from 11:00am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District will celebrate Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra.

Norm Lewis was last seen as Senator Edison Davis on the ABC drama “Scandal.” He recently received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle award nominations for his performance as Porgy in the Broadway production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.

Other Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables, Chicago, Amour, The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon and The Who’s Tommy. In London’s West End he has appeared in Les Misérables and Les Misérables: The 25th Anniversary Concert, which aired on PBS. Off-Broadway, Mr. Lewis has appeared in The Tempest (Public Theater), Dessa Rose (Drama Desk nomination, AUDELCO Award), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Drama League nomination), Captains Courageous and A New Brain, as well as Ragtime with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall. His regional credits include Porgy in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (A.R.T.), Ragtime, Dreamgirls (with Jennifer Holliday), First You Dream, Sweeney Todd and The Fantasticks. On film, he has appeared in Winter’s Tale, Sex and the City 2, Confidences and Preaching to the Choir. His additional television credits include “Blue Bloods,” “Winter’s Tale,” “Mystery Woman,” “All My Children,” “As the World Turns,” “Cosby” and “Strong Medicine.” He has released the solo recording Norm Lewis: This Is the Life! Learn more at normlewis.com.

“Hearing Norm Lewis sing and watching him perform is always an extraordinary experience, and I’m looking forward to seeing him host Broadway’s favorite block party in Shubert Alley!” says Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of the Broadway League. “Stars in the Alley is a festive way for the Broadway community and fans to enjoy the magic of Broadway as the calendar counts down to the eagerly anticipated Tony Awards ceremony in June.”


PARTICIPATING MUSICALS* INCLUDE:

After Midnight
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Aladdin
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
The Bridges of Madison County
Bullets Over Broadway
Cabaret
Chicago
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
If / Then
Kinky Boots
Les Misérables
The Lion King
Mamma Mia!
Motown The Musical
Newsies
Once
The Phantom of the Opera
Pippin
Rock of Ages
Rocky
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Violet
Wicked

WITH ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES* FROM:

Act One
All the Way
Casa Valentina
Holler if Ya Hear Me
Mothers and Sons
Of Mice and Men
On the Town

*subject to change

More shows still to be announced!

Additional information can be found at StarsInTheAlley.com. 


The Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 8, 2014. For more information on the Tony Awards, please visit TonyAwards.com.