Want to see a little bit of Broadway and Off Broadway for free? Here’s one way to do it, by seeing performers from some of the city’s biggest shows take the stage outdoors.
Soon after the July 4 fireworks fade, Broadway and Off Broadway performers will present free lunchtime shows in Bryant Park.
The “best of Broadway” series will be presented free on six consecutive Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 6 to Aug. 10 as part of 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2017 lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage.
The shows, hosted by LITE FM on-air personalities, are a series of open-air, Broadway and Off- Broadway lunchtime performances presented by Aruba Tourism Authority, Lufthansa and Toyota.
Performances run from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, and August 10 at the Bryant Park stage located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.
The July 6 show, being hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJ, Christine Nagy, opens with a performance by the winner of Steinway’s Rising Star on Broadway Contest. There also will be performances from STOMP, Groundhog Day, Wicked
and The Phantom of the Opera.
That will be followed by a July 13 show hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJ Delilah opening with a performance by the Aruba Tourist Authority Carnival Dancers.
The July 13 lunchtime show also will include performances from Kinky Boots, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, School of Rock and Soulpepper on 42nd Street.
For schedules of shows on other dates, just click this link and head for the lawn as this series proves that, even if all the world is not always a stage, New York City’s parks can be during the summer.