Broadway Celebrates Earth Day Returns April 20th


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Alex Mecklosky
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April 2, 2024 11:15 AM

Going Green with an All Star Broadway Team! The Broadway Green Alliance and Times Square Alliance are proud to announce the return of the Broadway Celebrates Earth Day Concert. Taking place on Saturday, April 20th from 11am - 3pm ET in the heart of Times Square. The star-studded concert will feature live performances from Broadway's top talent and young performers from around the region, as well as interviews with environmental thought-leaders. The concert will be held on Broadway between 45th and 46th Streets and serves as one of the key events for the NYC Department of Transportation’s “Car-Free Earth Day'' being celebrated throughout all five boroughs of New York City that day. This event underscores the Broadway community’s commitment to raise awareness about the climateemergency and inspire actionable steps towards a more sustainable future. The concert will be also be live-streamed, offering audiences around the world the opportunity to join.

Broadway performers joining the event include host Ben Cameron, Tony Award Winner Ruthie Ann Miles, Tony Award Nominee Anika Larsen, Michael Maliakel, Jelani Remy, Alexandra Socha, Nik Walker, and more tobe announced. Young performers taking the stage include students from Epic Players, Marymount Manhattan College, NYU Steinhardt, Perkiomen Valley High School, R.Evolución Latina, and Wolf Performing Arts Center. The event will also feature guest speakers from Headcount and Julie Tighe, Director of New York League ofConservation Voters. David Alpert serves as the director of the event and Rick Hip-Flores provides musical accompanimen

“The Times Square Alliance is thrilled to partner once again with the Broadway Green Alliance and theDepartment of Transportation to present a free Broadway Earth Day concert in the heart of Times Square aspart of Car-Free Earth Day,” said Tom Harris, President of the Times Square Alliance.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!