Broadway in Bryant Park Series Will Launch With Katharine McPhee, Erich Bergen, Jai’Len Christine Li Josey, More

Broadway News   Broadway in Bryant Park Series Will Launch With Katharine McPhee, Erich Bergen, Jai’Len Christine Li Josey, More
 
The free lunchtime concert series begins July 12 with performances from the casts of Waitress, SpongeBob SquarePants, Chicago, and Stomp.
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The annual free concert series Broadway in Bryant Park, presented by 106.7 LITE FM, kicks off July 12 with performances from the casts of Waitress, Chicago, Stomp, and SpongeBob SquarePants.

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Danny Skinner as Patrick Star Joan Marcus

Hosted by 106.7 LIFE FM’s Helen Little, the complete lineup of performers follows:

Chicago: Donna Marie Asbury, David Bushman, Jessica Ernest, Terra C. MacLeod, Barrett Martin, Katie Mitchell, Drew Nellessen, Beth Johnson Nicely, Brian O’Brien, Jermaine Rembert, and Michael Scirrotto

SpongeBob SquarePants: Danny Skinner, Jesse JP Johnson, Brian Ray Norris, and Jai’Len Christine Li Josey

Stomp: Alan Asuncion, Ivan Salazar, John Gavin, Josh Cruz, Kayla Cowart, Marivaldo Dos Santos, Simeon Weedall, and Taylor Lee

Waitress: Katharine McPhee, Erich Bergen, Anastacia McCleskey, Brandon Kalm, Kayla Davion, Law Dunford, Molly Jobe, Tiffany Hobbs, and Tyrone Davis

Audiences are invited to come to Bryant Park for six consecutive Thursdays with performances running from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM’s on-air personalities, this year’s presentation of open-air, lunch-hour performances features a host of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.

Performances continue through August 16.

Shows expected to take the stage this summer also include the Tony-winning The Band's Visit and Once On This Island, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Friends! The Musical Parody, and Beautiful (including a performance by Melissa Benoist). Disney on Broadway will take over Broadway in Bryant Park August 2 with performances from Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King.

“We are so excited to be hosting the annual 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park for the 18th year,” said Chris Conley, program director of 106.7 LITE FM. “We have an incredible list of shows... We look forward to welcoming theatre fans once again to this special summer series.”

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The Bryant Park stage is located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The remainder of the schedule follows:
July 19
106.7 LITE FM Host: Rich Kaminski
Co-host: Renée Taylor from My Life on a Diet
Pre-Show: Brooke Shapiro
Anastasia, Beautiful, Desperate Measures, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

July 26
106.7 LITE FM Host: Bob Bronson and Christine Nagy
Co-host(s): Cast of The Play That Goes Wrong
Pre-Show: Mary Poppins Returns
Come From Away, Kinky Boots, The Band's Visit, FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

August 2
106.7 LITE FM Host: Delilah
Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King

August 9
106.7 LITE FM Host: Victor Sosa
Co-host(s): Cast of The Play That Goes Wrong
Pre-Show: VITALY: An Evening of Wonders
Avenue Q, Jersey Boys, Smokey Joe's Café, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

August 16
106.7 LITE FM Host: Delilah
Pre-Show: Jordan Smith + Brooke Shapiro
Once On This Island, School Of Rock, Wicked

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