The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, along with the City of New York and the United States Navy and Fleet Week Committee, celebrates the 24th annual Fleet Week, to be held from May 25 – May 30, 2011. Fleet Week is America’s premier tribute and “thank you” to the men and women who serve in the armed forces. This year’s festivities will be hosted by Tony winner Gregory Jbara.
Many fan-favorite Fleet Week activities will be held at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Pier 86 (46 Street and 12 Avenue, Manhattan). This year’s special events and performances include
Friday, May 27: Cast members from current Broadway shows “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” “Catch Me if You Can,” “Jersey Boys,” “Chicago,” “Mamma Mia,” “Wonderland” and “Rock of Ages” will perform from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Members of the cast of “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles” will perform at 2:30 PM.
Saturday, May 28: Cast members from the Broadway musical “Wicked” will perform at 11:30 AM. The Manhattan Dolls, a singing trio, will perform at 4:00 PM.