The Broadway productions of American Idiot, Memphis, Million
Dollar Quartet and Elf: The Musical will strut their stuff at the
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 25.
The 84th annual parade, which will feature 27 floats and 12
student marching bands from across the country, begins at 77th Street
and Central Park West and concludes at Herald Square at 7th Ave and
34th Street. The signature stop in front of Macy's department store in
Herald Square will feature performances by the casts of American Idiot,
Memphis and Elf: The Musical.
Various floats will include performances and/or appearances by
the students of Stage Door Manor; Tony winner Betty Buckley; Joan and
Melissa Rivers; Jessica Simpson (singing "My Only Wish for
Christmas"); Gladys Knight on the Apollo Theater's "Top Hat!" float;
Ann Hampton Callaway (performing "Yes, Virginia (There's A Santa
Claus)"); and the cast of Million Dollar Quartet (performing "Whole
Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" on board the Marion-Carol "Showboat" float).
The 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast live 9 AM-noon on NBC.