The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment's Broadway in the Boros series, featuring performances from the casts of Broadway musicals in various neighborhoods throughout New York City, launches June 23 at noon in Albee Square Plaza with performances from Waitress and Chicago.
These performances are family-friendly, free, and open to the public.
This year's programming also includes a screening of Disney's Newsies, which will return to cinemas this summer.
Broadway in the Boros is a partnership between the Broadway theatre community and New York City Parks Department, along with AFM Local 802 and alliances among city agencies, neighborhood organizations, and local cultural institutions.
The complete schedule for the series follows:
June 23, Noon-1 PM
Albee Square Plaza, Downtown Brooklyn
Featuring performances from Broadway cast members of Waitress and Chicago
July 21, Noon-1 PM
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, Queens
Featuring performances from Broadway cast members of Anastasia
July 24, 7-10 PM
Williamsbridge Park Oval, Bronx
Screening of Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!, preceded by special guest performers and an interactive crowd dance lesson
July 28, Noon-1 PM
Borough Hall Plaza, Staten Island
Featuring performances from Broadway cast members of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Check out footage from the filmed Newsies presentation below:
(Updated June 23, 2017)