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'Mean Girls,' 'My Fair Lady' & More Broadway Casts Set for Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Bill Board 2018-11-07 19:42:38

The celebration will also feature numbers performed by the casts of "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" & "The Prom."

The Broadway cast of Mean Girls is set to perform among the floats at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, along with the casts of My Fair Lady, The Prom and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

The special will air Thursday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

Previously announced guests scheduled for the parade include Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai. Ross will sing a song from her upcoming Christmas album, joined on her float by family members like Black-ish's Tracee Ellis Ross and Evan Ross. Also included in the festivities will be 16 giant character balloons, 26 floats, 1,200 cheerleaders and dancers and 12 marching bands.



Broadway performances from past lineups have included the casts of SpongeBob SquarePants, Once on This Island and Dear Evan Hansen. 

More of this year's featured musicians include Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland, Anika Noni Rose, the cast and puppets of Sesame Street, Barenaked Ladies, Leona Lewis, Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke, Bazzi, Ashley Tisdale and Carly Pearce. Santa Claus is also set to make an appearance at the end of the parade.

This article originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.