Broadway to Mark 9/11 Anniversary With Iconic Song

Broadway plans to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks with a reprise of the song that performers sang inTimes Squarein the days after 9/11.

Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Joel Grey, Bebe Neuwirth and Brooke Shields will gather with cast members from several musicals to sing John Kander and Fred Ebb’s “New York,New York” — as they did 10 years ago.

The Friday afternoon event atDuffy Squarewill include a 29-piece live orchestra. NYPD Officer Daniel Rodriguez is expected to sing an operatic “God BlessAmerica.”

The event is being put on to support the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance’s I Will Campaign.

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Online: http://www.ilovenytheater.com/broadwayunites

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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