PBS will broadcast the National Memorial Day Concert, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, May 27 at 8 PM ET; check local listings.
Tony winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy winner Gary Sinise will return as hosts.
The all-star line-up features General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) with performances by Tony, Grammy, and Emmy winner Cynthia Erivo; Tony nominee Megan Hilty; acclaimed tenor and Broadway actor Alfie Boe; Academy Award winner Allison Janney; three-time Grammy Award nominee Leona Lewis; Academy Award nominee Graham Greene; Tony nominee Mary McCormack; Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG nominee John Corbett; film and TV actor Brian Tee; actor and country singer Charles Esten; and The Lt. Dan Band.
The evening will also feature the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of pops conductor Jack Everly.
Also participating in the event are the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff with The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Chorus and Army Voices, The Soldiers' Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band, The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, The U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, The Armed Forces Color Guard, and Service Color Teams provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C.
The 2018 National Memorial Day Concert will also be live-streamed on PBS.org, YouTube, and Facebook.
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Hilty has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the Rhône River 2 cruise April 7–14, 2019, and the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019. Lineups of top Broadway stars will be announced at a later date. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.