PHOTO CALL: Million Dollar Quartet, Freestyle Love Supreme, Fantasticks, Avenue Qand Fela! Rock Bryant Park

News   PHOTO CALL: Million Dollar Quartet, Freestyle Love Supreme, Fantasticks, Avenue Qand Fela! Rock Bryant Park
 
Cast members from Million Dollar Quartet, The Fantasticks, Avenue Q, Fela and hip-hop improv comedy show Freestyle Love Supreme performed Aug. 5 in the Broadway in Bryant Park free concert series.

The weekly, mid-day event features musical offerings by Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. The series will continue 12:30 PM Thursdays through Aug. 12.

Performances Aug. 5 included:

Million Dollar Quartet: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Matchbox", "I Hear You Knockin'" and "Who Lotta Shakin' Goin On" performed by Christopher Ryan Grant, Erik Hayden, Corey Kaiser, Levi Kreis, Rob Lyons, Larry Lelli and Elizabeth Stanley

Freestyle Love Supreme: Featuring Anthony Veneziale, James Monroe Iglehart, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Chris Sullican and Arthur Lewis

The Fantasticks: "Try to Remember" performed by Edward Watts, "I Can See It" performed by Matt Leisy and Edward Watts, and "Soon It's Gonna Rain" performed by Matt Leisy and Juliette Trafton

Avenue Q: "If You Were Gay", "The More You Ruv Someone" and "Everyone's A Little Bit Racist" performed by Sarah Stiles, Seth Rettberg, Rob Morrison, Jed Resnick, Jasmin Walker, Hazel Ann Raymundo and Maggie Lakis

Fela!: "Trouble Sleep" and "Teacher" performed by Sahr Ngaujah, Lillias White, Iris Wilson, Afi McClendon, Shaneeka Harrell, Abena Koomson, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Shakira Marshall, Ismael Kouyate, Gelan Lambert, Farai Malianga, Nicole DeWeever, Adesola Oskalumi, Oneika Phillips and Jeffery Page

Here's a look at the afternoon concert:


Upcoming performances are as follows:

Aug. 12 (Lite FM Emcee: Bob Bronson)
Mamma Mia!
American Idiot
La Cage Aux Folles
West Side Story
Mary Poppins

Bryant Park is located on 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. All performances are free and open to the public.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. In the case of rain, check the radio's website for changes.

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