Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert

How to watch the Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert

The online fundraiser will benefit Broadway Cares' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" Beginning at 7pm (ET) this evening, April 17, 2020, Broadway fans will be able to stream the previously recorded Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway concert at broadwaycares.org, youtube.com/BCEFA or facebook.com/BCEFA. The fundraiser will benefit Broadway Cares' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, in support of all those in the theater and performing arts community directly affected by the current pandemic.

The special presentation will be hosted by Ryan McCartan (a Disney Channel "Liv and Maddie" alum, who now stars as Prince Hans in Disney's Frozen on Broadway) from his family's home. He will conduct interviews with an array of Disney on Broadway stars throughout the evening.

The concert was originally staged at the New Amsterdam Theatre (home of Disney's Aladdin) on November 4, 2019, featuring a cast of 79 performers alongside a 15-piece orchestra. The event raised $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

The line-up for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway includes an eagerly-anticipated reunion of 18 "Newsies" from the fan favorite musical's Broadway and National Tour productions, as well as an emotional performance from Broadway Inspirational Voices. Broadway stars performing include Jelani Alladin (Frozen, Hercules), Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid), Christian Borle (Mary Poppins), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Kerry Butler (Beauty and the Beast), Lauryn Ciardullo (Aladdin), Gavin Creel, Merle Dandridge (Tarzan, Aida), Lindiwe Dlamini (The Lion King), Bongi Duma (The Lion King), Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast), Andrew Barth Feldman, Bradley Gibson (The Lion King), Whoopi Goldberg, Mandy Gonzalez (Aida), April Holloway (Aladdin), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin), Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Ramona Keller (Hercules), Nina Lafarga (Frozen), Tamika Lawrence (Hercules), Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid), Kara Lindsay (Newsies), Tshidi Manye (The Lion King), Sibusiso Ngema (The Lion King), Ashley Park, Adam Pascal (Aida), Krysta Rodriguez (Hercules), Michael James Scott (Aladdin), Sherie Rene Scott (The Little Mermaid), Kissy Simmons (The Lion King), Josh Strickland (Tarzan), Katie Terza (Aladdin), Marisha Wallace (Aladdin), Rema Webb (Hercules, The Lion King), Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King) and Syndee Winters (The Lion King).

Tune in and help support all those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ashley Park and the "Newsies"
(Photo by Evan Zimmerman)


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