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106.7 LITE FM Brings Free Broadway Back to Bryant Park for Summer

July 7, 2016 - by Alison Durkee
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Attention Broadway fans! Want to see Broadway performances this summer without the high ticket prices? Save your money and enjoy the summer sun at Broadway in Bryant Park, a concert series that features performances by some of the top Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals.

Broadway in Bryant Park, which is presented by 106.7 Lite FM, will run this summer from Thursday July 7 – Thursday, August 11. The weekly concerts take place on the Bryant Park lawn each Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 PM, and audiences are invited to grab a seat in the park or bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy free performances by Broadway’s hottest talent.

This year’s lineup includes some of Broadway’s most popular shows, including Wicked, The Color Purple, Phantom of the Opera, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and more. Off-Broadway offerings include both long-running hits like STOMP and The Fantasticks and such newer productions as Cagney and Himself & Nora. Broadway in Bryant Park audiences will also get a first look at some of the theatre district’s newest tenants, including Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, which begins previews on Broadway in October, and the new Irving Berlin musical Holiday Inn, which starts performances on Broadway September 1. The July 7 Broadway in Bryant Park concert will also include a pre-show performance by the Radio City Rockettes, who currently star in their new show The New York Spectacular.

Here’s 2016's complete Broadway in Bryant Park schedule: 

July 7

106.7 Lite FM Host: Delilah

Co-Host: Cady Huffman (Shear Madness)

Pre-show: The Rockettes

 Matilda Joan Marcus

Matilda. Photo: Joan Marcus

Performances include : Wicked, STOMP, The Color Purple, Matilda

July 14

106.7 Lite FM Host: Christine Nagy

Co-Host: Catherine Russell (Perfect Crime)

 Chicago Amra Faye Wright

Amra Faye Wright stars in Chicago.

Performances include: Chicago, The Fantasticks, Motown, Finding Neverland

July 21

106.7 Lite FM Host: Helen Little

Co-Hosts:  Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess (School of Rock)

 School of Rock Sierra Boggess by Matthew Murphy

Sierra Boggess and cast of School of Rock. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Performances include: Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Fuerza Bruta, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Cirque du Soleil Paramour 

July 28

106.7 Lite FM Host: Bob Bronson

 Waitress photo by Jeremy Daniel

Waitress. Photo: Jeremy Daniel

Performances include: Waitress; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Kinky Boots; Fun Home; Himself & Nora

August 4

106.7 Lite FM Host: Rich Kaminski

Co-Host: Dena Blizzard (One Funny Mother)


The cast of Beautiful. Photo: Zachary Maxwell Sterz 

Performances include: Beautiful, An American in Paris, Avenue Q, Holiday Inn

August 11

106.7 Lite FM Host: Victor Sosa

 Phantom of the Opera by Matthew Murphy

Phantom of the Opera. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Performances include: Phantom of the Opera, Something Rotten, Cagney, Ruthless

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