Stars in the Alley Free Broadway Concert May 27 to Feature 20 Shows
By: Ellis Nassour
Stars in the Alley, presented by United Airlines, will be hosted by Darren Criss who is currently starring in the 2014 Tony-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The concert is Wednesday, May 27th from 10:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. in Shubert Alley. The free concert will celebrate Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a 12-piece live orchestra.
"Darren Criss has so much energy and enthusiasm for the Broadway community, it will be a treat to have him as our host!" 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 Tony Awards ceremony."
Criss recently starred on Fox’s Emmy and Golden Globed‐winning series Glee. He made his Broadway debut in 2012 as J. Pierrepont Finch in the revival of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.
Stars in the Alley information can be found at Broadway.org. For Broadway information as well as for shows on tour, visit Broadway.org
The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS Sunday, June 7, 2015. For more information on the Tony, visit www.TonyAwards.com.
United is the title sponsor of Stars in the Alley® and is the official airline of the Broadway League and the Tony Awards. The event is produced by The Broadway League. Live music is sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund and the Film Funds. Official Hospitality partner is Junior’s Restaurant. The official media partners are The New York Times and Clear Channel Spectacolor.
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