8th Annual Broadway Salutes set for 9/20

9/14/2016 5:45pm

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have announced that the eighth annual Broadway Salutes event will take place on Tues Sept 20 in Shubert Alley (between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets). The event will begin at 3:30 PM with red carpet arrivals, and the public ceremony begins at 4:00 PM. The ceremony will be hosted by Alex Brightman. Directed by Marc Bruni, Broadway Salutes will include special guest performers including Leslie Kritzer and Rashidra Scott. The Musical Director is Joel Waggoner. Also in attendance will be Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. In this industry-wide public celebration, theatre professionals will receive special recognition for having worked 25, 35 and 50+ years on Broadway for their valuable contributions to the business. Broadway Salutes honors actors, agents, attorneys, box office treasurers, casting directors, choreographers, composers, designers, directors, dressers, managers, musicians, orchestrators, producers, publicists, stagehands, stage managers, stylists, theatre owners, ticket sellers, ushers, writers, and many more theatre professionals who have dedicated their careers to the success of Broadway. Connie Wilkin and Jennifer O’Connor, of Foresight Events, are the production team. For more information, go to: www.broadwaysalutes.com. Press contact: Elisa Shevitz (212/703-0225)