What better way to spend a summer afternoon than basking in the sunshine and enjoying a Broadway show tune or two? You can do just that on Thursday, July 26th when Broadway in Bryant Park features its next free concert. Performed live on the green of Broadway’s historic Bryant Park, the annual concert series boasts talent from Broadway and Off-Broadway’s greatest talent.
This week, the casts of the Tony-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots (featuring a score by Cyndi Lauper) will be in the park, as well as the this year’s Tony-winning Best Musical, The Band’s Visit (score by David Yazbek). Also on the green will be performances from the inspirational Broadway musical Come From Away, as well as by the Atlantic Theatre Company’s This Ain’t No Disco.
This week’s performance is hosted by 106.7 LIFE FM’s Bob Bronson and Christine Nagy and pre-show “VITALY: An Evening of Wonders.” Audience members should arrive at 11:30 AM and enjoy the pre-show entertainment. The concert commences at 12:30 PM.
Broadway in Bryant Park is a highly-anticipated, annual lunchtime theatre summer series. The 2018 program brings the best of Broadway together for FREE performances for six consecutive weeks. 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park invites participants to soak up the summer sun while enjoying musical numbers from hit productions and Tony Award-winning shows.
Mark Robinson is the author of the two-volume encyclopedia The World of Musicals and maintains a theater and entertainment blog at markrobinsonwrites.com.