NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Street Fair will be held Sunday, September 11, from 10am to 6pm on Third Avenue from 66th to 86th Streets. Due to popular demand, the Chamber has dedicated an entire city block, between 74th and 75th Streets, to the performing arts. TheaterMania will be there once again to produce the day's "Block Party," featuring outdoor stage programming and booth promotions.
Visitors to the TheaterMania block will be treated to onstage performances hosted by the family-friendly magician-comedian The Amazing Max from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Broadway performers from shows including Chicago, Paramour, Waitress, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and A Taste of Things to Come — plus Jay Armstrong Johnson, Little Orchestra Society, the Saunders Siblings, and others — are scheduled for TheaterMania's stage.
The carnival-like block's fun-filled attractions will include a spin-wheel contest, interactive games, special offers, giveaways, and insider information about the latest happenings in New York City theater and the performing arts. Block party participants include All Stars/Castillo Theatre, the Amazing Max, the Off Broadway Alliance, Ars Nova, Be a Broadway Star Board Game, Blue Man Group, Camp Broadway, Broadway Records, Classic Stage Company, the Flea, High Arts, the Imbible (Broadway Studio Theater), Lincoln Center Kids, Literally Alive Children's Theatre, Little Orchestra Society, Manhattan Theatre Club, the New Group, New Victory Theater, NYU Skirball Center, Opera On Tap, Pip's Island, Playwrights Horizons, Rock Star Karaoke, Roundabout Theatre Company, Sh-K-Boom Records, Signature Theatre Company, TADA!, Theatre for a New Audience, Vital Theatre Company, York Theatre Company, and representatives from shows like Beautiful, A Bronx Tale, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Kurios, Matilda the Musical, On Your Feet!, School of Rock, Something Rotten!, The Great Comet, and Toruk.
Jessica Walker, president of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce said, "TheaterMania's Block Party illustrates the cultural richness of our great city with over thirty top theater companies featured and extraordinary performances from some of the biggest shows in the New York theater scene. Join us on the Upper East Side for a fun filled day of entertainment!"
Darren Sussman, president of TheaterMania said, "TheaterMania loves to help people find shows that are just right for them, get tickets, and save money. TheaterMania's Block Party gives visitors and neighbors alike a local taste of a wide variety of participating shows and arts organizations."
More information: http://www.theatermania.com/streetfair/
TheaterMania.com, Inc. connects performing arts fans with the events they love using its arts-focused editorial, advertising, ticketing, fundraising, and social-media platforms. TheaterMania presents the annual Drama Desk Awards at New York's Town Hall and the annual Theatregoers Awards in London where it owns and operates WhatsonStage.com.
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