June is Pride Month – the time the LGBTQ+ community celebrates and along with all of the parties and parades, Broadway is joining in on the celebration with a series of Sing-A-Long concerts from five Broadway Musicals.
In the heart of Broadway in Times Square June 24-26 the Pride in Times Square weekend will include stage and screen stars, special promotions, and lots of musical celebrations. Beau and The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus will perform. There is a panel discussion on the Tony nominated “A Strange Loop” is planned. And Sing-A-Long concerts from “Head Over Heels”, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, ”Kinky Boots”, “Taboo”, and “The Prom”
The Playbill Pride Piano Bar returns with Sing for Hope; Austin Artists Project, JJ Maley, Joey Contreras, The Playbill Pride Mix Sing-Along, and Fowl Play will all perform.
Sing-A-Longs from “Fun Home”, “Girlfriend from Hell: The Musical”, and “La Cage aux Folles” are also planned.
The lock down is over and the restrictions have passed; Times Square is once again ready for the crowds to return and celebrate music and Pride month.
Playbill Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Birsh spoke on the weekend’s events saying, “Playbill is extremely proud to take part in this celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community. We are always honored to change our iconic yellow design to the Pride Flag colors, celebrating this expansive and important community. And this year, we are even more proud to celebrate Pride in our biggest way yet: a big party in Times Square. Playbill aims to be a leader in our community, and we look for this event to continue expanding our tradition of standing with and behind our LGBTQIA+ friends, family, and allies. Here’s to an amazing celebration with our partners, sponsors, and the entire Broadway community.”
Previously announced The Big Broadway Disco, Interactive Double Decker Buses, and the Playbills in Times Square will also be a part of the weekend’s events.
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