Confetti machines tested for New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square

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MANHATTAN (PIX11) -- Organizers tested the machines for tons of confetti that will rain down during Time Square's New Year's Eve celebration.

The cast of Aladdin on Broadway were on hand for the dress rehearsal. The shredded recyclable, biodegradable tissue paper will be timed to the ball drop at midnight.

People from all over the world wrote their New Year's wishes on the confetti for the event.