The Broadway in Bryant Park lunchtime concert series will continue July 20, emceed by 106.7 LITE FM's Rich Kaminski and co-hosted by Josh Hyman and Aubrey Taylor from Drunk Shakespeare. Kinky Boots Tony winner Billy Porter will make a special appearance, offering two songs from his newest recording, The Soul of Richard Rodgers: “Edelweiss” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”
Also scheduled to perform July 20 are the following shows and actors:
Cats: Tyler Hanes, Christine Cornish Smith, Jessica Hendy, Francesca Granell, Jonalyn Saxer, Maria Briggs, Andrew Wilson, and Zachary Daniel Jones
Spamilton: Tristan J. Shuler, Chris Anthony Giles, Cameron Amandus, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Aaron Michael Ray, and Fred Barton on piano
Taking place at 12:30 PM on Thursdays, 106.7 LITE FM presents sneak peek performances from the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway on the Bryant Park Stage throughout the season. Hosted by the station’s on-air personalities and theatre favorites, the series runs through August 10.
The lineup for the remainder of the season follows:
July 27: A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Avenue Q, The Imbible
August 3: Miss Saigon; Chicago; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Broadway Dreams
August 10: Come From Away, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bandstand, Curvy Widow
The Bryant Park stage is located at Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42th Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.
Check out photos from the first concert of the season below: