The 20th Annual Broadway on Broadway concert was held Sunday, September 9 in the heart of the theater district, Times Square. Talk-show legend Kathie Lee Gifford hosted the show, which was performed on 2 stages set up in Duffy Square.
On hand at the concert were New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Ed Asner, Carolee Carmello, Reeve Carney, Adam Chanler-Berat, Elizabeth A. Davis, Brandon Victor Dixon, Katie Finneran, Berry Gordy, Perez Hilton, Steve Kazee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Taylor Louderman, Amy Spanger, Anthony Warlow, Adrienne Warren, and many more.
Among the productions represented were Annie , Bring It On: The Musical, Chicago, Mamma Mia!, Newsies, Motown: The Musical, Once, Peter and the Starcatcher, Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Bare, and Stomp.
Additionally, the concert featured the presentation of the new Spotlight on Broadway awards to recipients Arlene Dahl, Matthew D. Loeb, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Charles Strouse, Nina Lannan, and Nick Wyman.