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             Final Script


September 10, 2006 / Times Square / 11:00am

            Host: Martin Short

            Writer: Jim Lochner
Broadway On Broadway — SCRIPT (FINAL)                                            A.

PRE-SHOW                                  (P-1)

                                                              VALERIE SMALDONE
                                                              ANNOUNCES
                                                              CORPORATE
                                                              SPONSORS


(VALERIE ENTERS SR)



                  VALERIE SMALDONE

     Hello, New York! I’m Valerie Smaldone from 106.7

     Lite-FM and I’m thrilled to be your announcer for

     today’s 15th annual Broadway on Broadway concert!

     Brought to you by The League of American Theatres

     and Producers and the Times Square Alliance,

     Broadway On Broadway is presented by Continental

     Airlines and Sprint. Our official sponsor today is The

     New York Times.



     Additional support is provided by Theatre

     Development Fund, Panasonic/Audience Rewards,

     and NYC & Company.



     Promotional partners include Madame Tussauds New

     York, Hilton Hotels, and Broadway Previews. Special

     thanks to the Actor’s Federal Credit Union.

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PRE-SHOW                                 (P-1)

                                                             VALERIE SMALDONE
                                                             ANNOUNCES
                                                             CORPORATE
                                                             SPONSORS (CONT’D)


                  VALERIE (CONT’D)

     Want to extend your Broadway experience beyond

     the theatre door and become a Broadway insider?

     Enroll in Audience Rewards today at

     www.AudienceRewards.com and you will be

     automatically entered to win a Panasonic Lumix

     Digital Still Camera. Panasonic is a proud partner of

     Audience Rewards.



     (Spots Nathan & Matthew)



     Oh! Hi, guys! You kinda snuck up on me. Ladies

     and gentlemen, Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick!

     Are you as excited to be here as I am? (Pause)

     Obviously! They’re speechless!



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PRE-SHOW                                   (P-1)

                                                              VALERIE SMALDONE
                                                              ANNOUNCES
                                                              CORPORATE
                                                              SPONSORS (CONT’D)


                   VALERIE (CONT’D)

     Actually Nathan and Matthew come to us from

     Madame Tussauds New York, right around the corner

     at 234 W. 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.

     Today Madame Tussauds is distributing discount

     passes for their attraction. Just look for the guys in

     the blue Madame Tussauds polo-shirts.



     Also, if you purchase a same-day or advance ticket to

     Madame Tussauds today only, you will be entered in

     a raffle to win 4 tickets to a Broadway show. Just

     mention ―Broadway on Broadway‖ when you

     purchase your Madame Tussauds ticket.



     (To Nathan & Matthew)

     Thanks guys. You were totally no help!

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PRE-SHOW                             (P-2)


                                                               VALERIE SMALDONE
                                                               INTRO JAY JOHNSON


                  VALERIE (CONT’D)

     Today you’ll hear performances from 21 shows,

     including long-running favorites as well as previews of

     5 new productions scheduled to open in the next

     couple of months.



     One of those new productions stars our first special

     guest. Making his Broadway debut in his own one-

     man show, JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY

     begins previews on September 19th at the Helen

     Hayes Theatre on 44th Street. Best known for playing

     the schizophrenic role of Chuck and Bob on the

     groundbreaking television comedy, ―Soap,‖ Jay is

     widely regarded as one of the world’s great living

     ventriloquists. Please welcome the star of THE TWO

     AND ONLY, Jay Johnson!



(VALERIE, NATHAN & MATTHEW EXIT SR)




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PRE-SHOW                             (P-3)


                                                              JAY JOHNSON &
                                                              SPONSORS


(JAY ENTERS SL)



                   JAY

     SPONSORS

     Broadway On Broadway is presented by Continental

     Airlines (―The Official Airline of Live Broadway‖) and

     Sprint (―The Official Telecommunications Provider of

     Live Broadway‖). Our official sponsor today is The

     New York Times. Additional support is provided by

     Theatre Development Fund, Panasonic/Audience

     Rewards, and NYC & Company.



     Promotional partners include Madame Tussauds New

     York, Hilton Hotels, and Broadway Previews. Special

     thanks to the Actor’s Federal Credit Union.

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PRE-SHOW                              (P-3)


                                                                JAY JOHNSON &
                                                                SPONSORS (CONT’D)


                   JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     Hey guys, today’s concert is just a sample of the

     many great shows on Broadway. While you watch

     the performances and enjoy the music, pick the

     Broadway shows that you want to see this year. Then

     look for one of these official, wallet-sized cards being

     handed out today. It tells you three easy ways to buy

     Broadway tickets. Just stick it in your wallet so you’ll

     always have it handy. You can also drop by the

     Broadway Ticket Center in the Times Square

     Information Center on the east side of Broadway

     between 46th and 47th Streets to pick one up.




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PRE-SHOW                           (P-4)


                                                          JAY JOHNSON
                                                          INTROS CHARLOTTE
                                                          ST. MARTIN and TIM
                                                          TOMPKINS


                  JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     And now, please welcome two huge supporters of

     Broadway: the Executive Director of the League of

     American Theatres and Producers, and the President

     of the Times Square Alliance—Charlotte St. Martin

     and Tim Tompkins.



(JAY EXITS SL)




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PRE-SHOW                                   (P-5)

                                                               OPENING REMARKS
                                                               (Charlotte St. Martin,
                                                               Tim Tompkins)


(CHARLOTTE & TIM ENTER SR)



                    CHARLOTTE

     Wow, Tim, look at that crowd! It’s so great that we

     can celebrate the 15th annual Broadway on Broadway

     with 50,000 of our closest and dearest friends here in

     Times Square!



                    TIM

     And on the fifth anniversary of 9/11, let us not forget

     those who were closest and dearest to us who gave

     their lives in the name of freedom. Today, at the

     Crossroads of the World, we are here to celebrate

     that spirit.



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PRE-SHOW                                  (P-5)

                                                               OPENING REMARKS
                                                               (Charlotte St. Martin,
                                                               Tim Tompkins cont’d)


                    CHARLOTTE (CONT’D)

     Where else but in New York City can you find

     Broadway’s best performing just for you…for free!

     Broadway had a record-breaking season last year,

     and if the enthusiasm of this crowd is any indication,

     this season will top it!



                    TIM

     I hope so. You know, I love live theatre, but you can’t

     have live theatre without live music. Behind us are 30

     of the most talented musicians in New York, members

     of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 802.



                    CHARLOTTE

     Conducted by legendary Broadway conductor, and a

     recent Emmy Award winner for ―South Pacific In

     Concert From Carnegie Hall,‖ here’s Paul Gemignani

     and the American Theatre Orchestra playing the

     overture to the classic musical, ―Gypsy‖!

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PRE-SHOW                              (P-5)

                                              OPENING REMARKS
                                              (Charlotte St. Martin,
                                              Tim Tompkins cont’d)


                  BOTH (CONT’D)

     Now let’s go on with the show!



(CHARLOTTE & TIM EXIT SR)




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PRE-SHOW                          (P-6)


                                          GYPSY OVERTURE
                                          (Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―GYPSY‖ OVERTURE (LIVE) (4:45)




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SHOW                                       (1a)

                                                                 ANNOUNCER VO
                                                                 INTROS HOST


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     And now, your host for today’s show, a man who has

     more talent in his little finger than most people have in

     their thumbs…Martin Short!




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                                              (1b)

                                                                  HOST WELCOME
                                                                  (Martin Short)


MUSIC: MARTY PLAYON



(MARTY ENTERS SR)



                    MARTY

     Thank you ladies and gentlemen. Oh please…don't

     be silly… You're so very kind…and right.



     I can't tell you how humble your applause makes a

     big star like me feel. This is silly. Please, be seated.

     All of you on 44th Street, remain standing, but the rest

     of you, please feel free to sit.



     To say being here is a thrill … would be something

     I’ve just read off the teleprompter …. But it is a thrill.

     Actually it's more than a thrill. It's an obligation.



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                                             (1b)

                                                              HOST WELCOME
                                                              (CONT’D)



                    MARTY (CONT’D)

     I am so happy to be here as your host for the 15th

     annual Broadway on Broadway celebration. And

     even though I wasn’t the producer’s first choice, it

     doesn’t really bother me, because Robert Blake is

     such a different type.



     There’s no greater high that comes from performing in

     front of a live audience. In fact, the only difference

     between you people, and pure grade pharmaceutical

     morphine is morphine doesn’t judge.



     In fact, the last time I felt this high I was standing

     downwind of Whitney Houston and Bobbi Brown.



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                                           (1b)

                                                                HOST WELCOME
                                                                (CONT’D)



                     MARTY (CONT’D)

     So in no way am I trying to suck up, but, I swear to

     God, you are the best looking audience I have ever

     performed in front of. With the exception of you sir on

     the corner of 43rd and Broadway. What were you

     thinking when you put that shirt on sir? But the rest of

     you, my God. Just look it you. What have you done

     to yourselves? Maybe it’s the New York air.



     So I’m grateful to be given this opportunity to be here

     today because the theater has always been my first

     love in fact I’ve won three Tony Awards. – mind you,

     two were daytime Tony’s but still…



     And if there's one thing I learned from winning a Tony

     it was: Fair weather friends are just more interesting

     to be around.

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                                           (1b)

                                                              HOST WELCOME
                                                              (CONT’D)



                   MARTY (CONT’D)

     As a matter of fact, right now I’m appearing in my own

     show at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater called ―Fame

     Becomes Me‖ (after the response) Thank you (ala

     Jackie Rogers Jr.) Aren’t you kind?    And I’d like to

     personally show my appreciation to the way you’ve

     welcomed us by inviting all 50,000 of you to our

     matinee this afternoon. On me! Sure, some of you

     might have to stand in the back – like you guys on

     46th Street have been doing – but I think you’ll enjoy

     yourselves.



     I adore The Great White Way. No, not Broadway.

     School vouchers.



     I'm back on Broadway! And for good reason. There's

     just so long a grown man can go without an 84 year

     old woman fiddling with a candy wrapper.

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                                         (1b)

                                                             HOST WELCOME
                                                             (CONT’D)



                  MARTY (CONT’D)

     But they've cleaned up Broadway. Now if I want to

     see a whore on Broadway I have to look in the mirror.



     But since a lot of us do have shows today, what do

     you say we get this show underway…



     Before we do, however… Sprint, “the official

     telecommunications provider of Live Broadway”

     and a co-presenter of today’s concert, has asked

     that you turn off all cell phones, beepers, and

     pagers. They interfere with the voices inside my

     head.



     NOW we’ll get the show underway…



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                                         (2a)


                                                           PERFORMANCE #1:
                                                           SPAMALOT

                                                           a. HOST INTRO
                                                           SPAMALOT
                                                           PERFORMANCE
                                                           (Martin Short)


                  MARTY (CONT’D)

     When asked who is the ―king of all Broadway‖—Max

     Bialystock, Mufasa, or myself—I think we all bow to

     the true King. Based on the 1975 movie, ―Monty

     Python and the Holy Grail,‖ our first performance

     comes from the 2005 Tony Award winner for Best

     Musical. From the Shubert Theatre on 44th Street,

     please welcome King Arthur himself, Harry Groener

     and the brilliant MichaelMcGrath.



(MARTY EXITS SR)




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                                    (2b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #1:
                                                  SPAMALOT

                                                  b. SPAMALOT
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Harry Groener,
                                                  Michael McGrath, Brad
                                                  Bradley, Thomas
                                                  Cannizzaro, Kevin
                                                  Covert, Greg Reuter,
                                                  Brian Shepard, Billy
                                                  Sprague Jr. [vocals],
                                                  Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE‖ (CD) ( : )



(CAST ENTERS __________)




(CAST EXITS ___________)




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                                           (3a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #2:
                                                             LION KING

                                                             a. ANNOUNCER VO
                                                             INTRO LION KING
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     The circle of life continues with our next performer.

     THE LION KING recently changed homes and now

     reigns atop the MTV Studios and Times Square from

     the Minskoff Theatre at 45th Street and Broadway.

     Singing the haunting ―Shadowland,‖ please welcome

     from the cast of THE LION KING, Kissy Simmons.




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                                      (3b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #2:
                                                  LION KING

                                                  b. LION KING
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Kissy Simmons)


MUSIC: ―SHADOWLAND‖ (CD) (4:29)



(KISSY ENTERS SL)




(KISSY EXITS SR)




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                                          (4a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #3:
                                                             TARZAN

                                                             a. ANNOUNCER VO
                                                             INTRO TARZAN
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     Starting in October, Disney’s stage production of

     MARY POPPINS will fly into the Palace Theatre.

     Back in May, TARZAN swung into the Richard

     Rodgers Theatre on 46th Street. Based on the hit

     1999 animated film, with a score by Grammy and

     Academy Award winner Phil Collins, TARZAN looks

     to have audiences swinging in the aisles for years to

     come. Here to perform the duet, ―For the First Time,‖

     are Tarzan and Jane, better known as Josh Strickland

     and Jenn Gambatese.




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                                      (4b)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #3:
                                                 TARZAN

                                                 b. TARZAN
                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                 (Jenn Gambatese,
                                                 Josh Strickland
                                                 [vocals], Conductor =
                                                 Ethan Pop, Orchestra
                                                 [30])


MUSIC: ―FOR THE FIRST TIME‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(JENN & JOSH ENTER SL)




(JENN & JOSH EXIT SL)




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                                           (5a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #4:
                                                             THE PRODUCERS

                                                             a. HOST INTROS
                                                             PRODUCERS
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Martin Short)


(MARTY ENTERS SR)



                   MARTY

     When I appeared in the Los Angeles production of

     THE PRODUCERS, I loved performing the next

     number not only because I thought the song was

     terrific but because it gave me the opportunity to be

     on stage, and sing and dance, night after night, with

     someone who is, by far, the sexiest performer in the

     history of the musical theater. But enough about

     Jason Alexander. From the St. James Theatre on

     45th Street, please welcome John Tracey Egan and

     Hunter Foster singing ―We Can Do It.‖



(MARTY EXITS SR)




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                                      (5b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #4:
                                                  THE PRODUCERS

                                                  b. THE PRODUCERS
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (John Tracy Egan,
                                                  Hunter Foster [vocals],
                                                  Conductor = Patrick
                                                  Brady, Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―WE CAN DO IT‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(JOHN & HUNTER ENTER SL)




(JOHN & HUNTER EXIT SL)




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                                           (6a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #5:
                                                             LES MISERABLES

                                                             a. VO INTROS LES
                                                             MISERABLES
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     Revivals of classic musicals continue to delight new

     audiences, and the new Broadway season is no

     exception.



     Audiences are already lining up at the Gerald

     Schoenfeld Theatre on 45th Street to see one singular

     sensation, the first-ever Broadway revival of the

     Pulitzer and Tony Award winning A CHORUS LINE.

     And fans of Stephen Sondheim will be grateful for the

     new revival of COMPANY, which arrives at the Ethel

     Barrymore Theatre on 47th Street this fall.



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                                           (6a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #5:
                                                             LES MISERABLES

                                                             a. VO INTROS LES
                                                             MISERABLES
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO cont’d)


                   ANNOUNCER VO (CONT’D)

     In 1987, the musical version of Victor Hugo’s classic

     LES MISERABLES swept onto these shores, winning

     8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Beginning

     October 21 at the Broadhurst Theatre on 44th Street,

     a brand new revival is poised to incite a revolution

     once again. Here from the cast of LES

     MISERABLES, please welcome Broadway’s newest

     Inspector Javert (za-VAIR)… Norm Lewis.




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                                    (6b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #5:
                                                LES MISERABLES

                                                b. LES MISERABLES
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Norm Lewis [vocal],
                                                Conductor = Kevin
                                                Stites, Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―STARS‖ (LIVE) (3:00)



(NORM ENTERS SR)




(NORM EXITS SL)




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                                           (7a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #6:
                                                             RENT

                                                             a. VO INTROS RENT
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     Just in time for the Christmas season, an all-new

     musical production of Dr. Seuss’ classic HOW THE

     GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS arrives at the Hilton

     Theatre on 42nd Street on October 25th.



     Also this fall, Broadway will see and hear the

     blossoming of another new musical with the arrival of

     Duncan Sheik’s SPRING AWAKENING. Fresh from

     its sold-out off-Broadway run this past spring,

     SPRING AWAKENING will begin performances

     November 17th at the Eugene O’Neill on 49th Street.



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                                           (7a)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #6:
                                                              RENT

                                                              a. VO INTROS RENT
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (CONT’D)
                                                              (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO (CONT’D)

     In 1996, Broadway experienced another awakening

     with the arrival of the hit musical RENT at the

     Nederlander Theatre on 41st Street. And if 10 years is

     any measurement, RENT continues to measure its life

     in love. Singing the inspiring ―Seasons of Love,‖

     please welcome Frenchie Davis and the cast of the

     Pulitzer and Tony Award winning, RENT.




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                                    (7b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #6:
                                                RENT

                                                b. RENT
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Karmine Alers, Haven
                                                Burton, Luther Creek,
                                                Frenchie Davis, Robin
                                                de Jesus, D’Monroe,
                                                Shaun Earl, Ava
                                                Gaudet, Christopher J.
                                                Hanke, Tim Howar,
                                                Marcus Paul James,
                                                Justin Johnston, Nicole
                                                Lewis, Destan Owens,
                                                Antonique Smith
                                                [vocals], Conductor =
                                                David Truskinoff,
                                                Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―SEASONS OF LOVE‖ (LIVE) (3:51)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SR & SL)




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                                         (8a)

                                                           PERFORMANCE #7:
                                                           AVENUE Q

                                                           a. ANNOUNCER VO
                                                           INTRO AVENUE Q
                                                           PERFORMANCE
                                                           (Martin Short)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     Our next performance comes from the Golden

     Theatre on 44th Street, better known as the home of

     the 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical,

     AVENUE Q. Continuing the seasons of love, please

     welcome the residents of AVENUE Q singing ―It

     Sucks To Be Me.‖




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                                      (8b)
                                                  PERFORMANCE #7:
                                                  AVENUE Q

                                                  b. AVENUE Q
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Mary Faber, Aymee,
                                                  Garcia, Evan
                                                  Harrington, Rick Lyon,
                                                  Ann Sanders, Howie
                                                  Michael Smith,
                                                  Haneefah Wood
                                                  [vocals], Conductor =
                                                  Gary Adler, Orchestra
                                                  [30])


MUSIC: ―IT SUCKS TO BE ME‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(CAST ENTERS SR)




(CAST EXITS SR)




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                                       (9a)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #8:
                                                              GREY GARDENS

                                                              a. HOST INTROS
                                                              GREY GARDENS
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (Martin Short)


(MARTY ENTERS SR)



                  MARTY

     This fall, Broadway welcomes the new musical GREY

     GARDENS to the Walter Kerr Theatre on 48th Street.

     It tells the story of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ aunt

     and cousin who went from society mavens to social

     recluses living in squalor in a sprawling East Hampton

     mansion with 52 stray cats and a few rabid

     raccoons—pretty much the way I lived after they

     cancelled SCTV. Here to sing ―Another Winter in a

     Summer Town,‖ the lovely star of GREY GARDENS,

     Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole.

(MARTY EXITS SR)




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                                 (9b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #8:
                                                GREY GARDENS

                                                b. GREY GARDENS
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Christine Ebersole,
                                                Conductor = Lawrence
                                                Yurman, Orchestra
                                                [30])


MUSIC: ―ANOTHER WINTER IN A SUMMER TOWN‖ (LIVE) (4:20)



(CHRISTINE ENTERS SR)




(CHRISTINE EXITS SR)




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                                          (10a)

                                                               PERFORMANCE #9:
                                                               WICKED

                                                               a. VO INTROS
                                                               WICKED
                                                               PERFORMANCE
                                                               (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     According to Kermit the Frog, ―it’s not that easy bein’

     green,‖ but it may be a little easier when you’re the

     star of a hit Broadway musical. From the cast of

     WICKED at the Gershwin Theatre on 51st Street,

     please welcome those bewitching witches of Oz, Edin

     Espinosa and Kate Reinders.




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                                   (10b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #9:
                                                  WICKED

                                                  a. WICKED
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Edin Espinosa, Kate
                                                  Reinders [vocals],
                                                  Conductor = David
                                                  Evans, Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―FOR GOOD‖ (LIVE) (3:30)



(EDIN & KATE ENTER SR & SL)




(EDIN & KATE EXIT SL)




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                                         (11a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #10:
                                                             COLOR PURPLE

                                                             a. VO INTROS COLOR
                                                             PURPLE
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     From the days of the Roman Empire, the color purple

     has symbolized royalty. And this past season, the hit

     musical version of THE COLOR PURPLE joined the

     ranks of Broadway royalty. From the Broadway

     Theatre on 53rd Street, please welcome Tony Award

     winner LaChanze and the cast of THE COLOR

     PURPLE.




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                                    (11b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #10:
                                                COLOR PURPLE

                                                b. COLOR PURPLE
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (LaChanze, Jeannette
                                                Bayardelle, Darlesia
                                                Cearcy, LaTrisa
                                                Coleman, Carol
                                                Dennis, Kim Harris,
                                                Stephanie Guiland-
                                                Brown, Krisha
                                                Marcano, Angela
                                                Robinson, Maia
                                                Nkenge Wilson,
                                                Francesca Harper,
                                                Kemba Shannon,
                                                Virginia Woodruff,
                                                James Brown III, Eric
                                                Christian, Bobby Daye,
                                                Doug Eskew, Charles
                                                Gray, Gavin Gregory,
                                                JC Montgomery,
                                                Chantylla Johnson,
                                                Corinne McFarlane
                                                [vocals], Conductor =
                                                Linda Twine, Orchestra
                                                [30])


MUSIC: ―THE COLOR PURPLE‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SR & SL)




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                                    (12a)

                                                           PERFORMANCE #11:
                                                           JAY JOHNSON

                                                           a. ANNOUNCER VO
                                                           INTRO JAY JOHNSON
                                                           PERFORMANCE
                                                           (Announcer VO)


                 ANNOUNCER VO

     Once again, please welcome from THE TWO AND

     ONLY at the Helen Hayes Theatre on 44th Street, Jay

     Johnson.




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                                        (12b)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #11:
                                                             JAY JOHNSON

                                                             b. JAY JOHNSON
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Jay Johnson)


(JAY ENTERS SR)



                   JAY JOHNSON

     Thanks, everybody. Since THE TWO AND ONLY is

     the first play of the season, I’m here to give you a

     preview of the other plays that will be on the boards

     over the next couple of months.



     Down on 42nd Street at the American Airlines Theatre,

     Roundabout Theatre’s new season begins Thursday

     with a revival of George Bernard Shaw’s classic

     HEARTBREAK HOUSE, starring Tony Award winners

     Philip Bosco and Swoosie Kurtz.



                             (MORE)




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                                      (12b)

                                                               PERFORMANCE #11:
                                                               JAY JOHNSON

                                                               b. JAY JOHNSON
                                                               PERFORMANCE
                                                               (Jay Johnson cont’d)


                     JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     LOSING LOUIE also begins performances in

     September as the first production of Manhattan

     Theatre Club’s new season at the Biltmore Theatre on

     47th Street. Written by Simon Mendes da Casta,

     LOSING LOUIE takes a wise and witty look at two

     generations of family members who tackle mistakes,

     childhood memories, and why love makes us do such

     crazy things.



     A revival of Simon Gray’s dark comedy, BUTLEY,

     arrives at the Booth Theatre on 45th Street in October.

     BUTLEY stars two-time Tony Award winner Nathan

     Lane and Dana Ivey.



                                    (MORE)




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                                        (12b)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #11:
                                                              JAY JOHNSON

                                                              b. JAY JOHNSON
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (Jay Johnson cont’d)


                  JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     Also in October is Douglas Carter Beane’s THE

     LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, which is beginning a

     Broadway run after its sold-out engagement at

     Second Stage Theatre this past spring. Beane's

     biting Hollywood farce include a screen idol hiding in

     the closet, an ambitious male prostitute, his naïve

     girlfriend and a brash, driven Hollywood agent who

     can spin anyone and anything. THE LITTLE DOG

     LAUGHED stars Julie White, Johnny Galecki, Tom

     Everett Scott, and Ari Graynor.



     In November, Julianne Moore makes her Broadway

     debut in THE VERTICAL HOUR, a new play by David

     Hare, directed by Academy Award winner Sam

     Mendes and co-starring Bill Nighy (NY-ee).




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                                         (12b)

                                                                 PERFORMANCE #11:
                                                                 JAY JOHNSON

                                                                 b. JAY JOHNSON
                                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                                 (Jay Johnson cont’d)


                   JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     And at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center

     Theatre presents Tom Stoppard’s epic trilogy, THE

     COAST OF UTOPIA. The first play, Voyage, begins

     in October with the succeeding plays, Shipwreck and

     Salvage, beginning in December and January. THE

     COAST OF UTOPIA tells the story of a group of

     intellectuals, journalists, critics, philosophers, poets

     and their friends trying to topple the tsar for the cause

     of freedom in mid-19th century Russia. The stellar

     cast includes Billy Crudup (CREW-dup), Tony Award

     winners Richard Easton, Jennifer Ehle (EE-lee), and

     Brian (BREE-un) F. O’Byrne (o-BURN), Josh

     Hamilton, David Harbour, Jason Butler Harner, Ethan

     Hawke, Amy Irving, and Martha Plimpton.



     [DARWIN skit]



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                                           (13a)

                                                         PERFORMANCE #12:
                                                         THE TIMES THEY
                                                         ARE A-CHANGIN’

                                                         a. JAY JOHNSON
                                                         INTROS THE TIMES
                                                         THEY ARE A-
                                                         CHANGIN’
                                                         PERFORMANCE
                                                         (Jay Johnson)


                   JAY JOHNSON (CONT’D)

     Something is ―blowin’ in the wind‖ this fall on

     Broadway. It’s a brand new musical, THE TIMES

     THEY ARE A CHANGIN’, celebrating the music of the

     legendary Bob Dylan, and directed and

     choreographed by another legend (and Tony Award

     winner), Twyla Tharp.



     From the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on 47th Street,

     where they begin performances on September 25th,

     please welcome Michael Arden, Thom Sesma, Caren

     Lyn Manuel, and the cast of THE TIMES THEY ARE

     A-CHANGIN’.



(JAY EXITS SL)




                                                                 9/10/06 8:00am
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                                     (13b)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #12:
                                                 THE TIMES THEY
                                                 ARE A-CHANGIN’

                                                 b. THE TIMES THEY
                                                 ARE A-CHANGIN’
                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                 (Michael Arden, Thom
                                                 Sesma, Caren Lyn
                                                 Manuel [vocals], Alex
                                                 Brady, Lisa Brescia,
                                                 Lisa Gajda, Neil
                                                 Haskell, John Herrera,
                                                 Charlie Hodges, Marty
                                                 Lawson, Jonathan
                                                 Nosan, Joseph
                                                 Putigano, John Selya,
                                                 Cary Tedder, Ron
                                                 Todorowski, Jason
                                                 Wooten, Conductor =
                                                 Henry Aronson,
                                                 Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND‖ (LIVE) 3:30)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SL)




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                                         (14a)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #13:
                                                              SPELLING BEE

                                                              a. VO INTRO
                                                              SPELLING BEE
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     What happens when you put six young overachievers

     onstage vying for THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM

     COUNTY SPELLING BEE? You get a Tony Award

     for Best Book and a heartwarming, hilarious H-I-T hit!

     From the Circle in the Square Theatre on 50th Street,

     please welcome from the cast of THE 25th ANNUAL

     PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, Kate

     Wetherhead, Lisa Howard, and Derrick Baskin.




                                                                       9/10/06 8:00am
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                                     (14b)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #13:
                                                 SPELLING BEE

                                                 b. SPELLING BEE
                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                 (Kate Wetherhead,
                                                 Lisa Howard, Derrick
                                                 Baskin, Conductor =
                                                 Vadim Fleichtner,
                                                 Orchestra [30])


MUSIC: ―THE I LOVE YOU SONG‖ (LIVE) (6:00)



(CAST ENTERS SR)




(CAST EXITS SL)




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                                         (15a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #14:
                                                             BEAUTY AND THE
                                                             BEAST

                                                             a. ANNOUNCER VO
                                                             INTROS DONNY
                                                             OSMOND
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     Our next presenter fronted one of pop music's

     legendary recording families; headlined TV variety

     shows; hosted a successful talk show with his sister,

     Marie; and now returns to Broadway in Disney's

     BEAUTY AND BEAST, where he begins

     performances on September 19th. Please welcome

     from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 46th Street,

     BEAUTY AND THE BEAST's new Gaston...Donny

     Osmond!




                                                                     9/10/06 8:00am
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                                          (15b)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #14:
                                                              BEAUTY AND THE
                                                              BEAST

                                                              b. DONNY OSMOND
                                                              INTROS BEAUTY AND
                                                              THE BEAST
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (Donny Osmond)


(DONNY ENTERS SR)


                  DONNY OSMOND

     Hi, everybody! Wow, what an amazing welcome! It’s

     great being back on Broadway. And I couldn’t ask for

     a more beautiful musical than BEAUTY AND THE

     BEAST. In the show, I am going to be playing

     Gaston, a character who thinks quite a lot of himself.

     He’s a bigger beast than the Beast himself!



                            (MORE)




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                                          (15b)

                                                               PERFORMANCE #14:
                                                               BEAUTY AND THE
                                                               BEAST

                                                               b. DONNY OSMOND
                                                               INTROS BEAUTY AND
                                                               THE BEAST
                                                               PERFORMANCE
                                                               (CONT’D)
                                                               (Donny Osmond)


                      DONNY OSMOND (CONT’D)

     Anyway, Gaston wants the beautiful Belle to marry

     him because she deserves the best. Whether or not I

     deserve it, I am privileged to share the stage with the

     best company on Broadway. And ―best‖ is personified

     in my Belle. Singing ―A Change in Me‖ from BEAUTY

     AND THE BEAST, please welcome my Belle…Sarah

     Uriarte Berry.



(DONNY EXITS SR)




                                                                       9/10/06 8:00am
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                                        (15c)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #14:
                                                 BEAUTY AND THE
                                                 BEAST

                                                 c. BEAUTY AND THE
                                                 BEAST
                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                 (Sarah Uriate Berry
                                                 [vocal], Conductor =
                                                 Amy Duran, Orchestra
                                                 [30])


MUSIC: ―A CHANGE IN ME‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(SARAH ENTERS SL)




(SARAH EXITS SL)




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                                          (16a)

                                                               PERFORMANCE #15:
                                                               HAIRSPRAY

                                                               a. HOST INTROS
                                                               HAIRSPRAY
                                                               PERFORMANCE
                                                               (Martin Short)


(MARTY ENTERS SR)



                   MARTY

     Our next performance comes from the 2002 Tony

     Award winner for Best Score and Best Musical,

     written by two very dear friends of mine: Scott

     Wittman is the director and lyricist for my show, while

     Marc Shaiman is the composer, lyricist, fellow cast

     member, as well as the guy who vacuums the theater

     after every performance.



     Winner of eight 2002 Tony Awards and soon to be

     back on the big screen starring John Travolta, please

     welcome from HAIRSPRAY at the Neil Simon Theatre

     on 52nd Street, Blake Hammond, Michelle Dowdy,

     Haylie Duff, Diana DeGarmo, Isabel Keating, and Lisa

     Jolley singing the rousing ―Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now.‖



(MARTY EXITS SR)

                                                                        9/10/06 8:00am
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                                     (16b)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #15:
                                                 HAIRSPRAY

                                                 b. HAIRSPRAY
                                                 PERFORMANCE
                                                 (Michelle Dowdy, Blake
                                                 Hammond, Diana
                                                 DeGarmo, Haylie Duff,
                                                 Isabel Keating, Lisa
                                                 Jolley [vocals], Joe
                                                 Abraham, Bryan West,
                                                 Arbender Robinson,
                                                 Nicole Powell, Candice
                                                 Woods, Leslie
                                                 McDonel, Leslie
                                                 Goddard, Gretchen
                                                 Bieber)


MUSIC: ―MAMA, I’M A BIG GIRL NOW‖ (CD) (4:00)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SR & SL)




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                                         (17a)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #16:
                                                             MAMMA MIA

                                                             a. INTRO MAMMA MIA
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     OK, so you’re a big girl now. But does your mother

     know what goes on when she’s not around? Here to

     answer that question, from the Cadillac Winter

     Garden Theatre on 50th Street, please welcome Judy

     McLane and the cast of the hit ABBA musical that will

     celebrate 5 smash hit years on Broadway in

     October—MAMMA MIA!




                                                                     9/10/06 8:00am
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                                    (17b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #16:
                                                MAMMA MIA

                                                b. MAMMA MIA
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Judy McLane, Joi
                                                Danielle Price, Leah
                                                Zepel, Meredith Akins,
                                                Lanene Charters, Ryan
                                                Sander, Gerard
                                                Salvador, Isaac
                                                Calpito, Shakiem
                                                Evans, Raymond Lee,
                                                Ben Gettinger,
                                                Veronica J. Kuehn,
                                                Samantha Eggers
                                                [vocals])




MUSIC: ―DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW‖ (CD) (3:25)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SL)




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                                        (18a)

                                                          PERFORMANCE #17:
                                                          JERSEY BOYS

                                                          a. INTRO JERSEY
                                                          BOYS
                                                          PERFORMANCE
                                                          (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     Last season was a season of firsts. Four boys from

     Jersey crossed the Hudson, bringing the story of

     Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons to Broadway,

     nabbing a Tony Award for Best Musical in the

     process. From the August Wilson Theatre on 52nd

     Street, please welcome Tony Award winner Christian

     Hoff, Michael Longoria, Matthew Scott, J. Robert

     Spencer, and the cast of Broadway’s Tony-winning

     JERSEY BOYS, singing the classic ―Oh What a

     Night.‖




                                                                   9/10/06 8:00am
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                                    (18b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #17:
                                                  JERSEY BOYS

                                                  b. JERSEY BOYS
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Christian Hoff, Michael
                                                  Longoria, Matthew
                                                  Scott, J. Robert
                                                  Spencer [vocals],
                                                  Heather Ferguson,
                                                  Jennifer Naimo, Erica
                                                  Piccininni, Sara
                                                  Schmidt, Conductor =
                                                  Ron Melrose,
                                                  Orchestra [30])




MUSIC: ―DECEMBER 1963 (OH WHAT A NIGHT) (LIVE) (3:30)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SR)




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                                          (19a)

                                                            PERFORMANCE #18:
                                                            HIGH FIDELITY

                                                            a. INTRO HIGH
                                                            FIDELITY
                                                            PERFORMANCE
                                                            (Announcer VO)


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     We all know that breaking up is hard to do. And

     nobody knows that better than Rob, whose broken

     record of love and heartache is at the center of the

     new musical HIGH FIDELITY, based on the hit John

     Cusack movie. Beginning performances November

     20th at the Imperial Theatre, HIGH FIDELITY is sure

     to be on everyone’s list of ―Desert Island Top 5

     Musicals.‖ Singing about his ―Desert Island Top 5

     Breakups,‖ please welcome Will Chase and Jenn

     Colella!




                                                                     9/10/06 8:00am
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                                    (19b)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #18:
                                                  HIGH FIDELITY

                                                  b. HIGH FIDELITY
                                                  PERFORMANCE
                                                  (Will Chase, Jenn
                                                  Colella [vocals],
                                                  Conductor = Adam
                                                  Ben-David, Orchestra
                                                  [30])


MUSIC: ―DESERT ISLAND TOP 5 BREAKUPS‖ (LIVE) (3:30)



(WILL & JENN ENTER SR & SL)




(WILL & JENN ENTER SR & SL)




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                                           (20a)

                                                         PERFORMANCE #19:
                                                         WEDDING SINGER

                                                         a. VO INTRO
                                                         WEDDING SINGER
                                                         PERFORMANCE
                                                         (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     Another Robbie unlucky in love is better known to

     Broadway fans as THE WEDDING SINGER. Here to

     extol the virtues of being ―Single,‖ from the Al

     Hirschfeld Theatre on 45th Street, please welcome

     Constantine Maroulis and the single men from THE

     WEDDING SINGER.




                                                                 9/10/06 8:00am
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                                    (20b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #19:
                                                WEDDING SINGER

                                                b. WEDDING SINGER
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Constantine Maroulis,
                                                Eric Summers, Peter
                                                Kapetan, Nick Kenkel,
                                                David Josefsberg, Matt
                                                Allen, Michael McGurk,
                                                Kevin Kern, Matthew
                                                Stocke [vocals],
                                                Conductor = James
                                                Sampliner, Orchestra
                                                [30])


MUSIC: ―SINGLE‖ (LIVE) (3:45)



(CAST ENTERS SR & SL)




(CAST EXITS SR & SL)




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                                          (21a)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #20:
                                                              DROWSY
                                                              CHAPERONE

                                                              a. VO INTRO
                                                              DROWSY
                                                              CHAPERONE
                                                              PERFORMANCE
                                                              (Announcer VO)


                   ANNOUNCER VO

     This past season, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, a

     love letter to musical theatre and show lovers

     everywhere, weaved its way into the hearts of

     theatergoers, winning 5 Tony Awards in the process,

     more than any other musical last season. Please

     welcome from the Marquis Theatre at 45th Street and

     Broadway, Tony Award winner Bob Martin and the

     boozy drowsy chaperone herself, Tony Award winner

     Beth Leavel, to offer their unique perspective on life

     ―as we stumble along.‖




                                                                       9/10/06 8:00am
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                                    (21b)

                                                PERFORMANCE #20:
                                                DROWSY
                                                CHAPERONE

                                                b. DROWSY
                                                CHAPERONE
                                                PERFORMANCE
                                                (Beth Leavel, Bob
                                                Martin, Conductor =
                                                Phil Reno, Orchestra
                                                [30])


MUSIC: ―AS WE STUMBLE ALONG‖ (LIVE) (4:00)



(BOB & BETH ENTER SR & SL)




(BOB & BETH EXIT SL)




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                                              (22a)

                                                                    HOST INTRO
                                                                    CONTINENTAL
                                                                    AUCTION WINNER
                                                                    (Martin Short, Eric
                                                                    Donlan)


(MARTY ENTERS SR)

                     MARTY

      Continental Airlines, ―the official airline of Live

      Broadway‖ and co-presenting sponsor of today’s

      event, has a unique deal for its OnePass members.

      Here to elucidate me is Eric Donlan.



(ERIC ENTERS SR. Eric stares at Marty in awe.)



                     MARTY

      Yes, it’s really me. I look a lot taller in person don’t I?

      (to audience) For some reason, the camera always

      subtracts 6 to 8 of my inches. (To Eric) Well, It’s a

      pleasure to meet you, Mr. Donlan.



                     ERIC

      You too, Marty.


                                         (MORE)




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                                          (22a)

                                                            HOST INTRO
                                                            CONTINENTAL
                                                            AUCTION WINNER
                                                            (CONT’D)
                                                            (Martin Short, Eric
                                                            Donlan)


                    MARTY

     So, as a Continental OnePass member you won the

     opportunity to come up here and call me Marty.



                    ERIC

     That’s right, Marty. You see, Continental has this

     really cool program. On their website,

     Continental.com, OnePass members can bid on

     auction items, like concerts, sporting events, and

     especially Broadway tickets. Even better, you don’t

     bid with cash. You bid using your OnePass frequent

     flyer miles.



                    MARTY

     My God. That was beautiful. (To audience) Is it just

     me or would everyone like to hear that one more

     time?

                            (MORE)




                                                                       9/10/06 8:00am
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                                          (22a)

                                                               HOST INTRO
                                                               CONTINENTAL
                                                               AUCTION WINNER
                                                               (CONT’D)
                                                               (Martin Short, Eric
                                                               Donlan)


                  ERIC

     You see, Continental has this really cool program. On

     their website, Continental.com…



                  MARTY

     You know what, Eric? You were much better the first

     time. Let’s not ruin the memory. Let’s hear it for

     Continental Airlines auction winner Eric Donlan, ladies

     and gentleman.



(ERIC EXITS SR)

                         (MORE)




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                                          (22b)

                                                             PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                             FAME BECOMES ME

                                                             b. HOST INTROS
                                                             FAME BECOMES ME
                                                             PERFORMANCE
                                                             (Capathia Jenkins,
                                                             Brooks Ashmanskas,
                                                             Mary Birdsong, Nicole
                                                             Parker, Marc Shaiman,
                                                             Conductor = Marc
                                                             Shaiman, Orchestra
                                                             [30])


                   MARTY (CONT’D)

      Now, back to me…and I would like you all, all 50,000

      of you, to allow me a moment on this glorious

      morning, to sing a song that pretty much sums up

      how I feel about a certain man who inspired me more

      than anyone in the world—my personal hero, Irving

      Berlin.



(Marty starts to sing ―There’s No Business Like Show

Business‖)




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                                            (22c)

                                                         PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                         FAME BECOMES ME

                                                         c. FAME BECOMES
                                                         ME PERFORMANCE
                                                         (Capathia Jenkins,
                                                         Brooks Ashmanskas,
                                                         Mary Birdsong, Nicole
                                                         Parker, Marc Shaiman,
                                                         Conductor = Marc
                                                         Shaiman, Orchestra
                                                         [30])


(CAPATHIA ENTERS SL)



                   CAPATHIA (cutting him off)

     Marty. Marty! It’s time for you to shut up.



                   MARTY

     Who are you?



                   CAPATHIA

     Don’t you know what time it is? Check your watch,

     take your bow, and get the hell off.



     (to MARC)

     Hit it!

                             (MORE)




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                                         (22c)

                                                              PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                              FAME BECOMES ME

                                                              c. FAME BECOMES
                                                              ME PERFORMANCE
                                                              (CONT’D)



                  CAPATHIA (CONT’D)

MUSIC: ―STOP THE SHOW‖ (LIVE) (3:30)



     NOW THE SHOWS WRAPPIN' UP

     YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS

     NO MATTER THE PLOT

     THE SETS OR THE SCENES

     IT'S A BROADWAY TRADITION

     IF YOUR SHOW NEEDS SOME BLING

     FOR SOMEBODY LIKE ME

     TO COME OUT AND SING



                  MARTY

     Ladies & Gentlemen, I now give you ―The Eleven

     O'Clock Number‖ from MARTIN SHORT:FAME

     BECOMES ME at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on

     45th Street, with Capathia Jenkins and the stars of my

     one man show!

                                    (MORE)

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                                       (22c)

                                                       PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                       FAME BECOMES ME

                                                       c. FAME BECOMES
                                                       ME PERFORMANCE
                                                       (CONT’D)



                     CAPATHIA (CONT’D)

     (while walking Marty off-stage)

     YEAHHHHHH!!!!!



                  MARTY (exiting)

     Ha, cha, cha, cha, cha!!!



                  CAPATHIA

     YES, I HAVE JUST ONE QUESTION

     WHICH I'LL ASK, IF I MAY

     WHY THE HELL DID THEY NAME IT

     THE GREAT WHITE WAY?

     CAUSE IF YOU WANT A HIT

     LEARN WHAT SONDHEIM DOESN'T KNOW

     AND LET A BIG BLACK LADY STOP THE SHOW!



                            (MORE)




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                                    (22c)

                                                PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                FAME BECOMES ME

                                                c. FAME BECOMES
                                                ME PERFORMANCE
                                                (CONT’D)



                CAPATHIA (CONT’D)

     YES, THE AUDIENCE WILL STAND

     NOBODY EVER DARES WALKS OUT

     WHEN A BIG BONED MAMA

     STARTS TO WAIL AND SHOUT

     IF YOR PLOTS RUNNING THIN

     AND THE TICKET SALES ARE SLOW

     LET A BIG BLACK LADY STOP THE SHOW!



                MARY

     CAN I SING SOMETHING FROM TOSCA?



                CAPATHIA

     WELL, I’D RATHER TAKE A NAP



                BROOKS

     CAN I DANCE A DREAM BALLET?

                       (MORE)



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                                    (22c)

                                                PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                FAME BECOMES ME

                                                c. FAME BECOMES
                                                ME PERFORMANCE
                                                (CONT’D)



                      CAPATHIA

     AW, PLEASE DON'T BORE US WITH THAT CRAP!



     CAUSE THIS SHOW IS ALMOST OVER

     MARTY'S VOICE IS CLEARLY FRIED

     IT SURE SOUNDS LIKE A CUE TO ME

     SO WHITE FOLKS, STEP ASIDE



     AND JUST BREAK OUT THE ORGAN

     GO AND GRAB YOUR TAMBOURINE

     MARTY SHORT, GO HAVE A COFFEE

     AND I'LL GO GET BEN VEREEN

     ALL I EVER GET TO PLAY'S

     A GODDAM MAID OR TACKY "HO"

     BUT AT LEAST I GET TO STOP THE SHOW!



                       (MORE)




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                                     (22c)

                                                 PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                 FAME BECOMES ME

                                                 c. FAME BECOMES
                                                 ME PERFORMANCE
                                                 (CONT’D)



                  CAPATHIA (CONT’D)

     NOW, IF OLD JULIE ANDREWS

     HAD A BLACK MAID IN THAT PLAY

     WELL THEN "MY FAIR LADY"

     WOULD BE STILL RUNNING TODAY

     YEA, THERE WON'T BE ONE SEAT LEFT

     YOU'LL BE STRICTLY S.R.O.

     IF A BIG BLACK LADY STOPS THE SHOW



     NOW, WON'T SOME BODY PLEASE EXPLAIN

     WHY WHETHER GOSPEL OR SOME BLUES

     THESE SONGS ARE ALWAYS WRITTEN

     BY SOME OLD FART WHITE GAY JEWS?

     WELL, IT'S CAUSE THEY LOVE THEIR DIVAS

     AND THE WAY THEIR PROFITS GROW

     WHEN A BIG BLACK LADY STOPS THE SHOW



                       (MORE)



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                                      (22c)

                                                  PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                  FAME BECOMES ME

                                                  c. FAME BECOMES
                                                  ME PERFORMANCE
                                                  (CONT’D)



                NICOLE

     WELL, CAN I SING SOME FOLK?



                CAPATHIA

     YOU'RE BETTER OFF WITH R&B



                MARY

     WELL, CAN WE CLAP ALONG?



                CAPATHIA

     ALL RIGHT, BUT NOT ON ―ONE‖ AND ―THREE‖!



     IF YOU NEED SOME BAWDY HUMOR

     OR A DOSE OF RIGHTEOUS RAGE

     LOSE THAT PALE FACED SUTTON FOSTER

     AND PUT ME CENTER STAGE

                         (MORE)




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                                         (22c)

                                                           PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                           FAME BECOMES ME

                                                           c. FAME BECOMES
                                                           ME PERFORMANCE
                                                           (CONT’D)



                     CAPATHIA (CONT’D)

     Ok Short, here's the deal: I've got…WE'VE ALL got

     matinees to do. So Marty, come on back out here

     and wrap this mother up!



     (Marty doesn't appear)



     Oh, I see, playing hard to get? Ladies & Gentlemen,

     can you help me out?



     (to audience)

     CAUSE NOW I'LL TELL YOU ALL

     YOU'VE GOT THE POWER

     YOU'VE GOT THE POWER

     TO BRING MARTY BACK

     TO BRING HIM BACK, YEA BRING HIM BACK

     ALL YA GOTTA DO IS CLAP YOUR HANDS

     YEA, CLAP YOUR HANDS

     CLAP YOUR HANDS!!!

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     The audience claps and MARTY reappears (with

     musically just the old only one set of triplets)



                   MARTY

     I'VE COME BACK, I'M ALIVE, I'M AGLOW!



                   CAPATHIA

     CAN WE SHARE ONE LAST RIFF BEFORE I GO?

                             (MORE)




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                             (22c)


                                                 PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                 FAME BECOMES ME

                                                 c. FAME BECOMES
                                                 ME PERFORMANCE
                                                 (CONT’D)



                  MARTY

     Certainly!



                  CAPATHIA

     (BIG RIFF)



                  MARTY

     (BIG RIFF)



                  CAPATHIA

     (BIGGER RIFF)



                  MARTY

     (BIGGER RIFF)




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                              (22c)


                                                  PERFORMANCE #21:
                                                  FAME BECOMES ME

                                                  c. FAME BECOMES
                                                  ME PERFORMANCE
                                                  (CONT’D)

                   CAPATHIA

     YES...A...BIG BLACK LADY STOPS THE SHOW

     DONCHA KNOW

     THAT A...BIG BLACK LADY STOPS THE SHOW

     WOO, WOO

     YES, A…BIG BLACK LADY STOPPED THE SHOW



     (HUGE RIFF)



     Top that, whitey!!



     (BIGGEST RIFF EVER)



(CAST EXITS SR & SL)




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                                           (23)

                                                                HOST GOODBYES &
                                                                FINALE
                                                                (Martin Short)


(MARTY ENTERS SR)



                   MARTY

     Appearing in a Broadway musical is never easy, but if

     you cast it properly, there is always someone in the

     chorus who is. And that’s what’s so great about

     Broadway.



     Now that you’ve seen all these great shows, make

     sure you pick up one of these official, wallet-sized

     cards to tell you the easiest ways to buy tickets to see

     them all! Just head over to the Broadway Ticket

     Center at 47th Street and Broadway to get yours.



     MUSIC CUE

MUSIC: ―THEME FROM NEW YORK, NEW YORK‖ (LIVE) (3:28)

                   MARTY (SINGS)

     START SPREADING THE NEWS.

     I’M LEAVING TODAY.

     I WANT TO BE A PART OF IT,

     NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

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                (MORE)




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                                      (23)

                                                 FINALE (CONT’D)


(DONNY OSMOND ENTERS SR)



                DONNY (SINGS)

     THESE VAGABOND SHOES

     ARE LONGING TO STRAY

     RIGHT THROUGH THE VERY HEART OF IT,

     NEW YORK, NEW YORK.



(JAY JOHNSON ENTERS SR)



                JAY JOHNSON (SINGS)

     I WANT TO WAKE UP IN A CITY THAT DOESN’T SLEEP

     AND FIND I’M KING OF THE HILL,

     TOP OF THE HEAP.



(ENTIRE CAST ENTERS)

                EVERYONE

     THESE LITTLE TOWN BLUES

     ARE MELTING AWAY.

     I’LL MAKE A BRAND NEW START OF IT

     IN OLD NEW YORK.

                        (MORE)

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                            (23)


                                                   FINALE (CONT’D)


     IF I CAN MAKE IT THERE,

     I’LL MAKE IT ANYWHERE.

     IT’S UP TO YOU,

     NEW YORK, NEW YORK.



EFX: CONFETTI SHOULD BE AT GROUND LEVEL AT

ORCHESTRA MODULATION



                 MARTY (To audience)

     Everybody sing!



                EVERYBODY

     NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

     I WANT TO WAKE UP IN A CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

     AND FIND I’M A-NUMBER ONE,

     TOP OF THE LIST,

     KING OF THE HILL,

     A-NUMBER ONE.

                           (MORE)




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                                 (23)


                                                        FINALE (CONT’D)


                  EVERYBODY (CONT’D)

      THESE LITTLE TOWN BLUES

      ARE MELTING AWAY.

      I’M GONNA MAKE A BRAND NEW START OF IT

      IN OLD NEW YORK.

      A-A-AND-UH IF I CAN MAKE IT THERE,

      I’M GONNA MAKE IT ANYWHERE.

      IT’S UP TO YOU,

      NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

      NEW YORK!

                        (MORE)

MUSIC: OUT



                  EVERYBODY WITH MICS

      Go see a Broadway show!!



(ALL EXIT)




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                                          (24)

                                                            ANNOUNCER VO THANK
                                                            YOU & CORPORATE
                                                            SPONSORS


                  ANNOUNCER VO

     The League of American Theatres and Producers and

     the Times Square Alliance would like to thank its

     sponsors and promotional partners for today’s event:

     Continental Airlines and Sprint, The New York Times,

     Theatre Development Fund, Panasonic/Audience

     Rewards, NYC & Company, Madame Tussauds New

     York, Hilton Hotels, Broadway Previews, Actor’s

     Federal Credit Union.



     This is Valerie Smaldone of Lite-FM, 106.7. Thanks

     for joining us in Times Square for Broadway on

     Broadway. I’ll see YOU at the theatre!




                                                                   9/10/06 8:00am

				
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