If your trip to New York coincides with the 11th of September this year, you might like to head over to Broadway where the heart of the city’s famous theatre area is commemorating the horrific attacks with a performance featuring stars including Matthew Broderick and Brooke Shields, reports BBC Travel.
Tony Award winners Bebe Neuwirth, Sutton Foster, Joel Grey and Harvey Fierstein are also amongst the actors who are to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by singing the anthem ‘New York, New York’ along with cast members from current Broadway shows. The actors are returning to the location where they performed the same song at an event on the 28th of September 2001, just over a couple of weeks after the attacks.
Former New York police officer Daniel Rodriguez, who became a full-time singer after his stirring rendition of God Bless America in September 2001, is joining the event, which promises to be equally inspirational. Paul Libin, chairman of The Broadway League, said it is planned to be ‘a tribute to the arts, life, and New York’.
In honour of those lost ten years ago, Broadway shows once again that the show must go on, as the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site in New York starts to take shape.