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This year’s Stars in the Alley roster calls for a Heather Headley mic drop! Anastasia’s Christy Altomare and Bandstand’s Laura Osnes are just a few of the Broadway favorites set to perform at this year’s concert. The rain-or-shine concert is scheduled to take place on June 2 at 1:00pm in Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th and 45th Streets in New York City.

There will also be appearances by Tony nominees Jenn Colella, Rachel Bay Jones, Dave Malloy, John Douglas Thompson, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Richard Thomas, Eva Noblezada, Corey Hawkins, Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson.

The lineup also includes Alistair Brammer, Nick Cordero, Trista Dollison, Barrett Doss, John Dossett, Ali Ewoldt, Christopher Fitzgerald, Alyssa Fox, J. Harrsion Ghee, Alan H. Green, Ellen Harvey, John Benjamin Hickey, Caitlin Houlahan, Rodney Ingram, Allison Janney, Telly Leung, Kristolyn Lloyd, Bianca MarroquÍn, Tedra Millan, Sean Montgomery, Abby Mueller, Mamie Parris, Will Roland, Charlie Russell, Athan Sporek, Douglas Sills, Ana Villafañe, Michelle Wilson, Michael Xavier and Nancy Zamit.

The concert will come just nine days before the 71st Annual Tony Awards. The ceremony will air on CBS on June 11 at 8:00pm EST, live from Radio City Music Hall.


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Dearest Mama,

Thank you for the bows you used to put into my hair,

Thanks for sewing fluffies back into my teddy bear.

Thanks for teaching me to pray before I fell asleep,

Thanks for passing on your gift for buying great things cheap!

Thanks for always playing the piano when I sang,

Thanks for warding off the first few high school boys who rang!

Thank you for the belly laughs we’d share till we were blue,

Thanks for nursing me through every cold, sore throat, and flu.

Thanks for gluing sequins on my dance costumes for years,

Thanks for all the times you held me close and wiped my tears.

Thank you for the enchiladas, apple crisp, and roast,

Your homemade salsa recipe’s the one I miss the most!

I miss the conversations we had driving in the car,

Blasting all the show tunes, belting like I was a star.

Off to the rehearsals, doing homework on the run,

But always finding time for Dairy Queen or Cinnabon.

Oh, what I wouldn’t give to share another treat right now,

Or even just to dial up and FaceTime you some how.

If only I could look at those blue, sparkling eyes again,

Or hear that playful giggle or just chitchat now and then.

Especially on this day, the Mom-compartment of my heart

Aches for you, while wondering why Heaven’s early start.

So often, I’m reminded of your everlasting love,

But sometimes it’s just not enough to feel it from above.

So, I’m pretending one more time I’m wrapped in your embrace

To say these words of fierce appreciation face to face.

With strength and love, I strive to make you proud, I guarantee.

Thank you for the woman you inspire me to be.

By Laura Osnes

This is part of a special series, “Thank You, Mom,” highlighting letters of gratitude from celebrities and notable writers leading up to Mother’s Day. To view the full collection, which will be added to throughout the month of May, go here.
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