press center press release

Broadway Dreams Foundation to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Broadway Dreams Foundation, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing training, mentoring and career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Broadway Dreams Founder and Executive Director Annette Tanner will ring the closing bell along with BDF Artistic Director Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan, "One Life to Live"), Broadway teaching artists Tony Vincent (American Idiot, NBC's "The Voice") and Craig D'Amico (Annie Get Your Gun), as well as BDF's brightest students and rising stars.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET


Ryan Ratelle

(212) 695-7400

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0


Facebook and Twitter:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page at:

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at:


A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:


To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to and click on the market close of your choice.

About Broadway Dreams Foundation:

The Broadway Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing training, mentoring and career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers. Intensive programs are offered nationally throughout the year, led by an exceptional faculty of high-profile Broadway professionals. This past year, 42% of BDF students attended programs on full or partial scholarship. Past students have gone on to star in Broadway, national touring and regional productions including Bring it On (Ryann Redmond), Bare (Ariana Groover), Memphis (Lindsay Roberts), The Book of Mormon (Paris Nesbitt), Spring Awakening (Blake Daniel) and The Addams Family (Ethan Wexler).

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)


In This Story


Nasdaq Press Center

Read the latest press releases, request a press kit, and get in touch with our press team.

learn more