First lady brings 'Great White Way' to White House

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Posted: Nov 13, 2015 6:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is giving her regards to Broadway with a TLC special set for Thanksgiving Day broadcast.

"Broadway at the White House," a one-hour special on the history of the "Great White Way" and the craft of theater, is to be taped Monday.

Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison are the hosts, with Mrs. Obama as the special guest.

Music from "Finding Neverland," ''Fun Home," ''An American in Paris," ''On Your Feet!" ''School of Rock" and "Something Rotten" will be featured.

Students from public arts high schools and after-school arts programs have been invited to participate in theater-related workshops and a Q&A session with a panel of artists before the taping.

Whoopi Goldberg, Gloria Estefan, Christian Borle and Cicely Tyson are among the artists expected to participate.