Pride In Times Square Performance Schedule

Pride Piano Bar: Broadway between 45th – 46th Sts

Pride in Times Square Main Stage: Broadway between 46th – 47th Sts

(Performances are rain or shine, with times and participants subject to change.)


12:15–1:00pm & 1:15–2:00pm – The Playbill Pride Mix
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join 2021 Richard Rodgers Award-winning pianist Brandon James Gwinn, as he shares in song and celebration on the Pride Piano Bar Stage!

2:00–2:30pm – Pride Kick Off Celebration
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
Pride in Times Square kicks off with guest speakers from Playbill, Times Square Alliance, presenting sponsors American Express, ViiV Healthcare and Audible; Broadway hosts James T Lane and L Morgan Lee; Broadway artists Andrew Keenan Bolger and Eric Ulloa; and special performances from Brandon Contreras, Madison Rose, and special guests from The NYC Unity Project, The NYC Commission on Human Rights, GLAAD, Hotel Edison, Open Jar Studios, and more. The event will ignite excitement on the main stage and include a celebratory countdown to the official event start!

2:30–3:00pm – The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Pride Celebration
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
Special guest performer Pepper MaShay; the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), business voice of the LGBTQ+ community and certifying body for LGBTQ+-owned businesses nationwide; and Grubhub, a leading U.S. food-ordering and delivery marketplace, will join Pride in Times Square to present NGLCC/Grubhub Community Impact Grant Program funds to NYC-based LGBTQ+ and allied bars and restaurants.

3:00–3:30pm – Eric Krop in Times Square
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join Eric Krop (Broadway: Godspell, TV: FOX’s "I Can See Your Voice") as he shares original songs and stories, celebrating Pride in Times Square.

3:30–4:15pm – ViiV Healthcare presents: “Celebrate You!”
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
ViiV Healthcare celebrates the choices that make us all unique. It’s time to embrace-not-erase. Hosted by Yuhua Hamasaki, audiences in Times Square will experience an amazing line up of proudly queer talent including stars from “Ru Paul’s Drag Race”: Pandora Boxx, Jackie Cox, stand-up comic/actor Jes Tom, activist Marti Cummings, and a special sing-along moment with The American Theatre Wing, led by Tony-Award winning J Harrison Ghee and an all-star chorus including Tony-Award winner Bonnie Milligan, Annaleigh Ashford, Anthony Lee Medina, Brandon Contreras, Desmond Is Amazing, Devin Lewis, Lauren Elder, Lee LeBreton, Melba Moore, Nic Rouleau, Tatiana Lofton, Val Ramirez, and more. Join them as they celebrate and support our queens everywhere.

4:15–4:45pm – The NYC Mayor’s Office of Equity Presents the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Pride Kick Off
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Members of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Equity, the Unity Project, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, and more kick off the inaugural year of Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Pride! SYEP is launching this initiative to connect young people who identify as LGBTQIA+ with supportive, welcoming summer jobs and career experiences. The kick-off for this exciting new program will include songs, stories, and guest speakers!

5:15–7:00pm – “Anthems of Pride” presented by American Express
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
A long-standing supporter of Broadway, American Express will present the first Anthems of Pride concert on the Playbill Main Stage. Theaters across the globe have been recognized as safe spaces for generations and Anthems of Pride will celebrate the deep-rooted relationship between the LGBTQIA+ community and Broadway. Host Tituss Burgess (Broadway: The Little Mermaid, Apple TV: “Schmicago”, Netflix: “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) joins cast members from over 20 long-running classics and new smash-hit productions, including:

Melanie La Barrie (& Juliet); Will Swenson and Mark Jacoby (A Beautiful Noise); PJ Adzima and Cody Jamison Strand (The Book of Mormon); Kimberly Marable, Arian Keddell, Mary Claire King, Marty Lawson, Jeff Gorti, and Michael Scirrotto (Chicago); Lilli Cooper, Dana Steingold, and Laura Bell Bundy (The Cottage); Lea Michele (Funny Girl); Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown); Thayne Jasperson, Trey Curtis, Ta-Tynisa Wilson, Johanna Moises, Laura Mendes, Lily Froehlich, and Kennedy Kandi (Hamilton); Colleen Fitzpatrick, Alex Vinh, Miguel Gil, Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, and Nina White (Kimberly Akimbo); Uma Paranjpe (Life of Pi); Gilbert Domally (The Lion King); Tiffany Rene and Joy Woods (Little Shop of Horrors); Vanessa Sears (New York, New York); cast members from Parade; Ellie Morris and Nancy Zamit (Peter Pan Goes Wrong); Kolby Kindle and Clyde Voce (The Play That Goes Wrong); Alex Newell (Shucked); Hailee Kaleem Wright, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Bella Coppola, Nasia Thomas, Zoe Jensen, and Taylor Iman Jones (SIX); J Harrison Ghee (Some Like It Hot); Anthony Murphy (Titanique); and Mary Kate Morrissey (Wicked) who will perform in this inaugural celebration of musical anthems from the Pride community. Anthems of Pride has host scripting written by Eric Ulloa.


10:45-11:15am – Rock & Roll Man Pride Concert
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
The cast of the new hit Off-Broadway musical Rock & Roll Man will celebrate pride and sing classics by legends such as Little Richard, Chuck Berry, LaVern Baker, Buddy Holly and more. Performers include Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis, Joe Pantoliano, AJ Davis, Jamonte, Lawrence Dandridge, Eric Turner, Valisia Lekae, and Matthew Morgan.

11:15am–12:00pm – Spotlight On: TNB2S+ Songwriters
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
Join Breaking the Binary Theatre and director JJ Maley (they/he/ze) as they showcase the work of some of the brightest transgender, non-binary, and Two-Spirit+ (TNB2S+) composers writing in the theater today, including Emerson Mae Smith (she/her) & Murphy Taylor Smith (she/her), Jaime Jarrett (they/he), Nora Schell (they/them), Truth Future Bachman (they/them), Samy Nour Younes Figaredo (he/him/they/them), Heath Saunders (they/them), and event host Marti Gould Cummings (they/them).

12:00–12:30pm – Lianah Sta. Ana - Songs from Performing Filipina
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join Lianah Sta. Ana (Broadway: Miss Saigon, Nat. Tour: Waitress) as she shares songs and stories from her musical, Performing Filipina, with Amaya Braganza (The King and I), Emily Anne Goes, Maya Sta. Ana, Ays Garcia, and accompanist Melody Valdez, celebrating Pride in Times Square.

12:30–1:30pm – Pride in Times Square Presents: The NYC Gay Men’s Chorus
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
Join the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus as they celebrate Pride with a concert of songs, performed in the heart of New York City: Times Square!

1:30–2:00pm – Billy Recce in Times Square
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join billboard-charting and award-winning composer, singer/songwriter, and playwright Billy Recce (Little Black Book, A Musical About Star Wars) and his merry band of misfits — Antwayn Hopper (A Strange Loop), Lauren Robinson, and MacKenzie Cannon — will share his bawdy brand of songs and queer musical theatre chaos in celebration of Pride in Times Square.

2:15-3:00pm – Drew Wutke In Times Square
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join acclaimed singer, musical director, accompanist and vocal coach Drew Wutke (Boston & D.C. conductor/pianist, Bebe Winans’ Born For This) as he shares songs and stories, celebrating Pride in Times Square.

4:30–5:00pm – Zoe Sarnak and Friends
Located on Pride Piano Bar Stage
Join Jonathan Larson Award-winner Zoe Sarnak (The Lonely Few), Joy Woods (Little Shop of Horrors, SIX), Jason Gotay (Broadway: Bring It On, Audible: “Where You’ll Find Me”), Helen Shen (The Lonely Few), and Rick Hip Flores will share Zoe’s original songs and stories, celebrating Pride in Times Square.

5:00–7:30pm – Second Annual Big Broadway Disco
Located on Pride in Times Square Main Stage
Playbill and Times Square will “ignite the night” with the second-annual BIG BROADWAY DISCO – a large-scale street party that invites revelers to dance the night away to classic and contemporary Broadway songs and performances – all with a disco flare and performed in the heart of New York City: Times Square. Guests will experience a Pride celebration like no other, while entertained by DJ Mike Borowski, with special guest appearances including Frankie James Grande; performances by Hernando Umana, Will Mann, Diana Huey, Eric Krop, Leanne Smith, Anita Welch, and Jessie Alagna; special performances from Here Lies Love (Jaygee Macapugay) and Moulin Rouge (Sophie Carmen-Jones, Tasia Jungbauer, David Merino, and Jacqueline B. Arnold); dance performances from Tori Manoli, Estelle Rivera, Eliana Slurzburg, Andrew Richard Norlen, Jaylon Mccraven, and Rocco Duranti; specialty acts from Mendel Roman, Bassam Kubba, Holly Dae, Devin Williams, and Hudson; fabulous costumes; and more.

(The Big Broadway Disco is directed by Bryan Campione, with choreography by Angel May Reed, specialty act direction by Adam Rei Siegel, wardrobe by DW Designs, production stage management by Sydney Steele & Mason Huse and additional production support from Madeline O’Hara and Alexander Friedland.)


Pedestrians and audiences in Times Square will have the opportunity to connect with Pride in Times Square sponsors American Express, ViiV Healthcare, and Audible Theater with exciting and interactive Double Decker Buses, acting as anchor points for audiences to explore on Friday June 23rd and Saturday June 24th. Select buses will then become part of the NYC Pride March on Sunday June 25th down 5th Avenue.

Audible will celebrate Pride with the LGBTQIA+ community, their employees, and colleagues across Theater. As a supporter of queer storytelling, Audible Theater works with artists to bring their stories to live audiences at Audible’s Minetta Lane Theatre and to millions of listeners globally.

Visit Audible Theater at Pride in Times Square to hear Amazon Music DJs spinning favorite songs from the "PROUD playlist" as a feel-good lead up to the NYC Pride Parade! Then join them on Friday, June 23 at 7pm for “Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For - One Night Stand,” at Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane).