This holiday season, Times Square celebrates the creativity of Broadway designers and the power of live theater with our Show...
COUNTDOWN TO NYE
This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We hope to reschedule the performers for a future date and will announce any new updates.
Before you take your seat in the theatre on Tuesday evenings, enjoy original music performed by Broadway actors and composers at the Crossroads of the World. Positioned within Times Square Market, the local outdoor food market in Times Square, audiences can enjoy food and Happy Hour drinks while taking in FREE concerts by Broadway professionals.
Carner & Gregor
Sam Carner and Derek Gregor won a Richard Rodgers Award, the John Wallowitch Award for songwriters under 40, the $100,000 Kleban Prize, and are among Playbill.com’s 12 “Contemporary Songwriters You Should Know.” Their songs, which have been performed in thousands of venues around the world (including all 7 continents), have received 13 MAC nominations. Their musical UNLOCK’D ran Off-Broadway in a Prospect production at the Duke Theatre and recently played Houston’s Queensbury Theatre. Their show ISLAND SONG has dozens of productions slated for 2018-19 around the world, having played the Adirondack Theatre Festival, London’s Stratford Circus, Oakland University, Circle in the Square Theatre School, Singapore’s Song and Dance Players, and many more. The studio cast album starring Jeremy Jordan, Kimiko Glenn and more is available at www.IslandSongMusical.com. Their musical TOAST had workshops at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, NC State, and Johnny Mercer Colony. They recently workshopped their new musical TECHIES at Rockford University in February.
Lauren Elder and Friends
Lauren Elder is an actress, singer-songwriter, and world champion whistler living in New York City. Most recently, Lauren played Mary in the world premiere production of Mary and Max, a new musical by Bobby Cronin and Crystal Skillman, at Theatre Calgary. June 18th is Lauren’s birthday, so she’s super excited for everyone to join her for Lauren’s Big Birthday Show in Times Square! Lauren has been seen on Broadway in Side Show and Hair, and in the West End in Hair. Other NYC Theater: Hair (Shakespeare in the Park/NY Public Theater), The Village of Vale (Lincoln Center), Orange Star Smasharoo; Regional: Side Show (Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse), Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival; TV: “Law & Order SVU,” “Louie,” “Boardwalk Empire,” Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Tony Awards. Lauren is also a children's performer, director, and teacher at NY Film Academy and A Class Act. She performs regularly in nightclubs around NYC, including 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Birdland, and Club Cumming. Her debut album can be found on iTunes and Spotify!
The Broadway Buskers concert series is curated and hosted by Ben Cameron.