April 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Blossom parade draws top talent
Todrick Hall, gay news, Washington Blade
Todrick Hall performs at the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade this weekend (Photo courtesy NCBF)

Todrick Hall headlines the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, which runs from Constitution Avenue between 9th and 15th Streets N.W., on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m.-noon. 

Hall is known for starring in “Kinky Boots” on Broadway and his visual album “Straight Outta Oz.” He has appeared on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” as both a judge and choreographer. Beyoncé is also one of his superstar fans, besides his good friend Taylor Swift. Other performers will include gay singer Rayshun LaMarr, who was a contestant on season 14 of “The Voice,” CeCe Peniston, singer of the ‘90s dance hit “Finally,” “American Idol” contestant Michael Woodard, “America’s Got Talent” contestant Christina Wells, Baltimore drumming duo A1 Chops, Miss America Nia Franklin and the Washington Redskins cheerleaders. “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson will serve as honorary grand marshal. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org.

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