FREE CONCERT IN TIMES SQUARE WITH BROADWAY PERFORMERS
A Great Day of Music & Entertainment for a Great Cause
Magical Music for Life Foundation is thrilled to present its 6th annual TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE free benefit concert Sunday, May 7, 2017 on Broadway between 46th & 47th Streets in Times Square. The goal of the concert is to raise financial support to complete production of a new original album of songs for water safety applicable to children with and without specials needs, awareness of our music, and funds to continue our community outreach and performance of our musical written especially for children with autism and other special needs.
The event will be a continuous sing-a-thon, where talented children and groups from six states will come together to share the same stage with over 60 Broadway performers from most of the current shows (including a cast performance of A Bronx Tale) and many past shows.
Online and at the event there will be many exciting items in the auction & raffle, including tickets to Broadway shows / other events often with backstage tours and/or signed memorabilia, travel, dining, unique & autographed items, etc.
Highlights of the Day will include the following:
• 10:00 Opening
• Morning Two Little Snowflakes and A Day in the Life of a Child: a Musical Revue songs
• TBD Former Mary Poppins cast members leading audience in choreography for Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
• Afternoon The Adventures of Zak songs and MMFL songs written for charities
• Til 2:00 Broadway performers (adult & child actors)
• 2:00 Special Dance performance with NCDA
• 4:30 Broadway performers (adult & child actors)
• Til 4:45 Auction of tickets for Broadway and other NYC shows and events, backstage tours, autographed items, etc.
• Til 4:45 Raffle prizes
• All Day Performances by the Magical Music Singing groups
• All Day Performances introducing some of the new water safety songs we are producing
• All Day Performances by talented children and groups from six states
• 6:00 Closing
To donate or for more information, go to www.magicalmusic.org.
Magical Music for Life, founded in 1999, is a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to better the lives of children through the impactful and extraordinary power of music. They accomplish this by developing and producing a wide range of musical projects that deliver positive, inspirational, and educational messages to children and their families. Through their songs, performances, and projects their goal is to engage children and transform the way they understand themselves, others, and the world around them.
May is water safety month and Magical Music for Life’s TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE is raising funds to complete the production of their new water safety and basic swimming skills album and continue their outreach efforts for children with and without autism and special needs. Following the success of their free album and musical revue, A Day in the Life of a Child, which teaches social and life skills to children with and without autism and other special needs, Magical Music was asked to write and produce a water safety teaching album. They are excited to take on this project, because drowning is a major cause of death and injury for young children. For children with autism through the age of 14 and other children under 4, drowning is the primary cause of death; and it is the second leading cause of death for children under 14. And for every child who drowns, there are 15 emergency room admissions resulting in brain related injuries. Magical Music’s mission is to better the lives of children through the impactful and extraordinary power of music. Through these water safety songs which will be available for free, Magical Music strives to help save lives in the future.