Broadway Gets a Dose of Christmas Cheer as Home for the Holidays Opens
Vets from The Voice, American Idol, and The Bachelorette star in this new holiday concert.
Home for the Holidays, Broadway's new concert featuring veterans of American Idol, The Voice, America's Got Talent, and The Bachelorette, celebrated its opening night at the August Wilson Theatre on November 21.
The holiday show stars Candice Glover, winner of American Idol season 12; Josh Kaufman, The Voice's season 6 winner; and America's Got Talent season 1 winner Bianca Ryan, as well as YouTube sensations Peter and Evynne Hollens. Kaitlyn Bristowe, of The Bachelorette season 11, hosts. Oscar nominee Danny Aiello completes the cast.
Drawing from a rich musical catalogue, Home for the Holidays features contemporary takes on a variety of perennial favorites, from "O Come All Ye Faithful" to "All I Want for Christmas Is You."
The performers are backed by an eight-piece rhythm-and-brass band. Bristowe supplies seasonally themed narration, with Aiello offering stories of Christmas in New York. Jonathan Tessero provides creative and music direction.