Broadway in Bryant Park Concert Series Kicks Off Today

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The free lunchtime summer series, presented by 106.7 LITE FM, returns to midtown.
Cady Huffman
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106.7 LITE FM's annual lunchtime summer series, Broadway in Bryant Park, returns July 7. The 2016 program features performances from The Color Purple; Fun Home; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Matilda; Fiddler on the Roof; Wicked; Kinky Boots; Waitress; and more.

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. Hosted by the station’s on-air personalities, along with stars of the Great White Way, the series runs through August 11.

The Bryant Park stage is located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.

The July 7 concert is co-hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's Delilah and Tony winner Cady Huffman (Shear Madness, The Producers).

Those scheduled to perform include the following:

The Rockettes

Stomp: Alan Asuncion, Cade Slattery, Eric Fay, Ivan Salazar, Krystal Rollins, Reggie Talley, Simeon Weedall, Stephanie Marshall

Wicked: Rachel Tucker, Carrie St. Louis, Jonah Platt

Matilda: Colin Israel, Jen Bowles, Joseph Medeiros, Marisa Kennedy, Michael Minarik, MJ Slinger, Sean Montgomery, Travis Waldschmidt, Wesley Faucher, Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, Aviva Winick, Akira Golz, Brooklyn Nelson, Cole Alex Edelstein, Evan Gray, Gavin Swartz, GiaNina Paolantonio, Ian Saraceni, Kathryn Zimmer, Meliki Hurd, Noah Baird, Talia Ryder, Zoe Manarel

The Color Purple: Antoine L. Smith, Rema Webb, Phoenix Best, Akron Watson, Carrie Compere, Adrianna Hicks, Patrice Covington, Lawrence Clayton

The upcoming schedule, subject to change, is outlined below:

July 14
106.7 LITE FM Host: Christine Nagy
Co-Host: Catherine Russell (Perfect Crime)
Chicago
The Fantasticks
Motown
Finding Neverland

July 21
106.7 LITE FM Host: Helen Little
Co-Hosts: Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess (School of Rock)
Fiddler On The Roof
Les Misérables
Fuerza Bruta
The Marvelous Wonderettes

Billy Porter in <i>Kinky Boots</i>
Billy Porter in Kinky Boots Matthew Murphy

July 28
106.7 LITE FM Host: Bob Bronson
Waitress
Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Kinky Boots
Fun Home
Himself & Nora

August 4
106.7 LITE FM Host: Rich Kaminski
Co-Host: Dena Blizzard (One Funny Mother)
Beautiful
An American In Paris
Avenue Q
Holiday Inn

August 11
106.7 LITE FM Host: Victor Sosa
Phantom Of The Opera
Something Rotten
Cagney
Ruthless

This year’s 106.7 LITE FM’S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by New York-Presbyterian for Kids and the TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth.

“We are excited for another summer season showcasing the best of Broadway to our dedicated listeners with the annual '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park!,'” said Chris Conley, program director of 106.7 LITE FM, in an earlier statement. “This event brings together our listeners, Broadway fans and city visitors, and has become a summer tradition that New Yorkers look forward to year after year.”

For more details, schedule updates and a chance to win free Broadway tickets, tune into 106.7 LITE FM via the station’s website, litefm.com.

(Updated July 7, 2016)

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