Broadway's Brightest Lights, featuring show tunes from the Golden Age through modern classics, will make its premiere on PBS stations around the country August 13 at 7:30 PM ET. Check local listings.
Scheduled to perform Broadway favorites, each with new arrangements, are Megan Hilty (Noises Off), Michael Maliakel (Aladdin), Nikki Renée Daniels (Company), and Tommy Sutter (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel). The artists will be backed by The American Pops Orchestra, conducted by Luke Frazier, who also curated the concert.
TV watchers can expect to hear such tunes as “Popular” (Hilty), “The Trolley Song” (Sutter), “Being Alive” (Maliakel), “I Dreamed a Dream” (Daniels), and “Suddenly Seymour” (Maliakel and Hilty), among others.
An extended version of the concert, featuring additional performances, will be available for streaming for PBS station members on PBS Passport.