NEW YORK, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets to a Broadway show are a given for visitors to New York City, but during the week of June 4-8, 2007, top morning talker "Live with Regis and Kelly" will give the show's nationwide TV audience a sampling of the best in musical theatre during "Broadway Week 2007."
The recent Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award nominations highlighted a stellar group of top-notch productions, and "Live" will showcase five of the nominees in a week-long salute to the best that Broadway has to offer. All four musicals nominated in the Best Musical category will be featured on "Live."
" garnered the most nominations of any show this season, and will kick off the week with a performance of "Don't Do Sadness/Blue Wind" by John Gallagher Jr. and former "Live with Regis and Kelly" Relly winner Lauren Pritchard. The legendary Christine Ebersole will join "Grey Gardens
" co-star Erin Davie in singing "Peas in a Pod"; David Hyde Pierce and cast members from "Curtains
" will perform "Show People"; and the cast of "Mary Poppins
" will light up the "Live" stage with the show-stopping number "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious." In addition, from Best Revival of a Musical nominee "Company
," Raul Esparza will offer a solo performance of the song "Being Alive."
"Live with Regis and Kelly" is executive produced by Michael Gelman,and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Produced by WABC-TVin New York, "Live with Regis and Kelly" airs in more than 200 markets across the country.