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”
“Anastasia”, “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”, “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody”

August 2

“Aladdin”, “Frozen”, “The Lion King”

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

August 16
“Once On This Island”, “School Of Rock”, “Wicked”

The schedule is subject to change.

Scenes and songs from previous Broadway in Bryant Park concerts:


About 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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