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Sunday, May 7, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 46th & 47th Streets
Times Square, New York


Highlights
Performers

 

WHAT?  WHERE?  WHEN?

Magical Music for Life Foundation is thrilled to present its 6th annual TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE benefit concert Sunday, May 7, 2017 on Broadway between 46th & 47th Streets in Times Square. The goal of the concert is to raise financial support to complete production of a new original album of songs for water safety applicable to children with and without specials needs, awareness of our music, and funds to continue our community outreach and performance of our musical written especially for children with autism and other special needs.

The event will be a continuous sing-a-thon, where talented children and groups from six states will come together to share the same stage with over 60 Broadway performers from most of the current shows and many past shows.   

Online and at the event there will be many exciting items in the auction & raffle, including tickets to Broadway shows / other events often with backstage tours and/or signed memorabilia, travel, dining, unique & autographed items, etc. Go to:
Auction

Donations will be gladly accepted at TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE or at donate


WHY?

 

May is water safety month and Magical Music for Life’s TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE is raising funds to complete the production of their new water safety and basic swimming skills album and continue their outreach efforts for children with and without autism and special needs. Following the success of their free album and musical revue, A Day in the Life of a Child, which teaches social and life skills to children with and without autism and other special needs, Magical Music was asked to write and produce a water safety teaching album. They are excited to take on this project, because drowning is a major cause of death and injury for young children. For children with autism through the age of 14 and other children under 4, drowning is the primary cause of death; and it is the second leading cause of death for children under 14. And for every child who drowns, there are 15 emergency room admissions resulting in brain related injuries. Magical Music’s mission is to better the lives of children through the impactful and extraordinary power of music. Through these water safety songs which will be available for free, Magical Music strives to help save lives in the future.

HOW?

How can I help?  Make a pledge with a singer or dancer.  Make a donation to Magical Music for Life.  Check out and bid on our auction items.  Buy a raffle ticket.


To see the TUNES Brochures: 2013  2014  2015 2016 (view) 2016 (print) 2017 (view) 2017 (print)
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To make a Donation >>
To preview or bid on an Auction item >>

To buy a Raffle ticket >
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HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE DAY

Highlights of the Day will probably include the following:

  • 10:00                Opening 
  • 10:00 – 12:00   Two Little Snowflakes and A Day in the Life of a Child: a Musical Revue songs
  • 10:00 – 12:00   Guest sing-a-thon performers
  • 10:00 – 5:00     Auction of tickets for Broadway and other shows, backstage tours, memorabilia, etc.       
  • 10:00 – 5:00     Raffle prizes
  • 10:30 – 5:00     Songs from our new water safety album
  • 12:00                Mary Poppins kids singing "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"
  • 12:00 – 2:00     Broadway performers
  • 12:30                A Bronx Tale performance
  • 12:00 – 6:00     Magical Music Singers
  • 2:00 – 3:00       Special Dance performance with NCDA
  • 3:00 – 4:30       Guest sing-a-thon performers
  • 3:50                 The Adventures of Zak songs
  • 4:30 – 6:00       Broadway performers and guest sing-a-thon performers
  • 6:00                 Closing

More details to come ...


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BROADWAY & OTHER PERFORMERS

Giuseppe Bausilio - Hello, Dolly!, Aladdin, Newsies, and Billy Elliot
Olivia Chun - The School of Rock and The King and I
Lilyana Cornell – Everybody and Les Miserables
Michael Crispi – A Christmas Story
Ava Della Pietra – The School of Rock
Evie Dolan – School of Rock
Cate Elefante - Waitress
Bonale Fambrini - The King and I
Josh Franklin – Singer/songwriter, Ghost the Musical, and Anything Goes
Mia Gentile – Kinky Boots
Lucia Giannetta - A Bronx Tale, Les Miserables, and Leap of Faith
Jordan Hall – Hamilton, The Lion King, and Motown the Musical
Gianna Harris – The School of Rock
Shahadi Wright Joseph – NBC's Hairspray Live!, The School of Rock, and Matilda
Jake Katzman - Kinky Boots
Tari Kelly – Groundhog Day, Something's Rotten, and Anything Goes
Christie Kim - The King and I
Hudson Loverro – A Bronx Tale
Diego Lucano – The School of Rock
Corey Mach - Hands on a Hardbody, Godspell, and Footloose: The Musical
Mehret Marsh – Lion King
Alyssa Emily Marvin - Annie
Dante Melucci - The School of Rock
Sydney Morton - American Psycho, Flashdance, Motown the Musical, Evita, and Memphis
Madison Mullahey – Mary Poppins
Madeleine Pace - Once
Gabriella Palminteri - Blue Bloods
Anthony Pierini - Big Fish, Les Miserables, and Mary Poppins
Ellie Poon - A Christmas Story the Musical and Broadway at the White House
Sam Poon - The King and I, MacBeth, Billy Elliot, and Les Miserables
William Poon - The King and I, The Hundred Dresses, and Beauty and the Beast
Rachel Resheff - Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek the Musical, and Billy Elliot
Julianna Rigoglioso - Sound of Music, Far from Heaven, Mary Poppins, and Table 58
Colton Ryan – Dear Evan Hansen
Nicole Scimeca – Anastasia 
Sadie Seelert - Mary Poppins and A Little Princess
Jersey Sullivan – School of Rock
Eli Tokash - Finding Neverland and Pippin
Zach Thomas - Lion King
Mckayla Twiggs – Anastasia, Les Miserables, and Once
Deonté Warren - Aladdin, Sister Act, and Dreamgirls
Annabelle Watchel – The School of Rock
Timothy Yang - The King and I

Cast members from A Bronx Tale including Chazz Palminteri

American Swiss Ballet
Broadway Youth Ensemble
New Canaan Dance Academy
The Studio

Assistance by:
James Moye - Aladdin
Jonathan Freeman - Aladdin
Preston T. Boyd - Sunset Boulevard

Stay tuned for more performers to be listed ... there are more in the wings