Free Broadway in Bryant Park Concerts Summer 2018 Schedule

For the 18th year in a row, Bryant Park is the site of free lunchtime concerts by cast members of current Broadway (and some Off-Broadway) shows  on Thursdays in July and August between 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This year’s offerings include Tony-sweeper The Band’s Visit on July 26 and an all-Disney Broadway program on August 2.

Here is the schedule for this summer:

July 12
Co-Host(s):Catherine Russell and the cast of “Perfect Crime”
“Chicago”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “Stomp”, “Waitress”

July 19
Co-Host:Renée Taylor from “My Life on a Diet”
“Phantom of the Opera”, “Beautiful”, “Desperate Measures”,“On A Clear Day You Can See Forever”

July 26
Co-Host(s):  Cast of “The Play That Goes Wrong”
Pre-Show: “Mary Poppins Returns”
“Come From Away”, “Kinky Boots”, “The Band’s Visit”, “This Ain’t No Disco”

August 2

“Aladdin”, “Frozen”, “The Lion King”

August 9
Co-Host(s):  Cast of “The Play That Goes Wrong”
“Anastasia,” “Avenue Q”,“Jersey Boys”, “Smokey Joe’s Café”, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

August 16
Be More Chill, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Once On This Island and School of Rock


Scenes and songs from previous Broadway in Bryant Park concerts:

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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