TheaterMania Announces Broadway, Off-Broadway, Dance, Music, and Children's Theater Performances at the 2012 Third Avenue Community Street Fair

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Stage performances on the TheaterMania Block of the Third Avenue Street Fair include Loose Cattle (featuring Broadway star Michael Cerveris), William Michals, Christine Lavin, Rock Star Karaoke, "Forbidden Broadway", "Berenstain Bears LIVE!", Little Orchestra Society, Opera On Tap and more.

Loose Cattle featuring Broadway star Michael Cerveris (© Hilary McHone)

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is dedicating an entire city block, between 74th and 75th Streets on Third Avenue, to to celebrate New York City Theater at the 37th Annual Third Avenue Community Benefit Street Fair. This year’s Street Fair will be held on Sunday, September 9th from 12pm – 5:00 pm from 66th – 86th Street. An extraordinary blend of performers from Broadway, Off-Broadway, Dance, Music, and Children’s Theater will be presented on stage between 1:00PM and 4:00PM. Full details can be found at

Scheduled acts in TheaterMania’s free concert include "Forbidden Broadway", "Berenstain Bears LIVE!", Opera On Tap, Rock Star Karaoke, Broadway Star William Michals, Christine Lavin, Little Orchestra Society, and a special appearance by indie band Loose Cattle, led by Broadway and current "Evita" star Michael Cerveris.

The carnival-like block’s fun-filled attractions will include contests, interactive games, special offers, giveaways and insider information about the latest happenings on the New York City theater and performing arts scene. Browse the block and discover the best of New York theater from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and beyond. Participants include "The Lion King", "Mary Poppins", "Peter and the Starcatcher", "Mamma Mia", "Nice Work If You Can Get It", "Chaplin", "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf", "War Horse", Blue Man Group, "Once the Musical", "The Awesome 80s Prom", Roundabout Theatre Company, New Victory Theatre, Signature Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, The Vineyard Theater, NYU Skirball Center, The York Theatre, TADA! Youth Theater, The Flea Theater, and more.

Nancy Ploeger, President of The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce said, “We are thrilled to have TheaterMania back this year presenting major players from the New York theater scene. The TheaterMania Block serves to remind us of the cultural richness of our great city.”

Darren Sussman, President of TheaterMania said, “TheaterMania’s mission is to give people of all ages and interests better access to theater and the performing arts. We hope that people will come out and help us celebrate with New York’s artistic community on September 9th.”

WHAT: 2012 Annual Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Third Avenue Community Benefit

DATE: Sunday, September 9th, 2012

TIME: Fair runs from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Stage performances from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

PLACE: The TheaterMania Block will be located between East 74th and East 75th Streets on Third Avenue. The entire Street Fair will run from East 66th to East 86th Streets on Third Avenue.

About TheaterMania, Inc. is the information and ticketing source for over 4,000 shows nationwide. For over ten years, has connected the theater community to the public as the leading online resource for consumers to find shows, save money, and buy tickets nationwide. publishes comprehensive show listings, editorial content, and video coverage for over 40 markets and widely distributes free email newsletters and special offers to over 675,000 registered subscribers. In addition, creates online marketing programs for performing arts organizations, and provides technology to power ticketing, fundraising, and CRM through its proprietary software, OvationTix.

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