NEW YORK (NBC): While the floats with iconic cartoon characters were fired during the Thanksgiving Day Parade, a performance made waves on the Internet and, according to one cast member, even made history.
The cast of the new Broadway musical "The Prom" was presented during the Macy's show, but her dance moves caught the attention when actresses Caitlin Kinnunen and Isabelle McCalla embraced and kissed.
A cast member said it was the first kiss between a lesbian couple broadcast during the Macy & # 39; s Christmas event.
The story of "The Prom" centers around a high school student in Indiana who was not allowed to take her girlfriend to the prom.
There were some reactions on the internet about the kiss.
One person tweeted: "Two girls, just kissed on live television, at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, I suddenly cried, lovely, thanks to @ThePromMusical. (And Macy's) / NBC.) And lesbians everywhere, and turkeys, for their sacrifice, but esp. @ ThePromMusical. "
Two girls Just kissed On live television. At the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Suddenly I cried. Charming. Thanks given to @ThePromMusical. (And Macy's / NBC.) And lesbians everywhere. and turkeys. For his sacrifice. But esp. @ThePromMusical.
– Tina Landau (@TinaLandau) November 22, 2018
Another person tweeted: "#macysthanksgivingdayparade just showed two girls kissing during the Broadway presentation of The Prom.
You know, I'm grateful for # 20 of eighteen. Finally, I live in a world where national television is not ashamed to show this in a large-scale event. #representationmatters "
But not all were on board.
The group called "For America" tweeted: "Millions of young children only saw two girls kissing and their innocence was broken this morning." @Nbc and @Macys simply surprised the parents who expected this to be a family program, so they could push their agenda to young children. #macysthanksgivingdayfor #MacysD
Country music star Kacey Musgraves responded to the group by saying: "Well, in my America, egalitarian love is not what breaks innocence.