Interview: Macy’s Fireworks Show Director Previews This Year’s Show

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Pride and patriotism will be on display in six days.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show is back to rumble in the skies over New York City in the 39th annual celebration Saturday.

Set over the East River, the nation’s largest Independence Day pyrotechnic display will extend to two locations this year — at the South Street Seaport and between Manhattan’s 23rd and 37th streets.

Amy Kule, executive producer of the show, stopped by the CBS2 studios to talk about the details.

This year’s show is titled “Brave.”

“We’re really going to give a salute to our military who have done so much obviously to protect this country,” Kule told CBS2’s Alice Gainer. “And we’ve noticed year after year that when we tend to go more pop music oriented, everybody really craves going back to our patriotic roots. And this year’s show is 100 percent patriotic. It’s a spectactular, beautiful show, and all the different elements will lead to embracing the theme of ‘Brave.'”

To watch the full interview, click on the video player above.

For more information on the fireworks show, visit http://social.macys.com/fireworks/

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