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Catch Broadway Performances at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Stars from NBC’s upcoming ”Hairspray Live!” are set to appear.

The 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Sixth Avenue.
The 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Sixth Avenue.
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Today's broadcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, set to air from 9am-12pm eastern time on NBC, will feature Broadway performances as well as appearances from some of the biggest stars of the New York theater.

This year, cast members from the Broadway productions of Holiday Inn, Waitress, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, and Cats will be featured during the show, along with the Radio City Rockettes and stars from NBC's upcoming Hairspray Live! broadcast. Hamilton Tony nominee Christopher Jackson will ride down the parade route, as will music superstars Tony Bennett, Regina Spektor, and Sarah MacLaughlin, and many others.

Hosted by Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker of The Today Show, the 90th annual event kicks off at 77th Street and Central Park West before marching down Columbus Avenue, turning onto Central Park South, and heading down Sixth Avenue to Macy's Herald Square on 34th Street.

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