By Andrew Gans
12 Jul 2011
|Photo by Joan Marcus|
Sponsored by Bank of America and Clean Air NY and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the 11th annual presentation of lunch-hour performances began July 7 and will continue through Aug. 11. Attendees can expect performances from the casts of Sister Act, Catch Me If You Can, Billy Elliot, Memphis, Hair, Jersey Boys, Rent, The Lion King, Avenue Q, Mamma Mia! and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, among others.
Performances are scheduled for 12:30 PM-1:30 PM on Thursdays, July 14, 21 and 28 and Aug. 4 and 11. Bryant Park is located behind the New York Public Library on 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd streets. Lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The July 14 performance, hosted by 106.7 Lite fm's Delilah, will feature Catch Me If You Can's Aaron Tveit, Kerry Butler and ensemble; Chicago's Nicole Bridgewater, Dylis Croman, Jennifer Dunne, James Harkness, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Melissa Rae Mahon, Brian O’Brien, Peter Nelson, Christopher Sieber and Brian Spitulnik; Million Dollar Quartet's Victoria Matlock, Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Robert Britton Lyons, Colte Julian, Larry Lelli and Corey Kaiser; and Newsical's Christina Bianco, Christine Pedi, Michael West and John Walton West.
The schedule for the concert series follows:
July 14 (Lite fm Emcee: Delilah)
Million Dollar Quartet
Catch Me If You Can
July 21 (Lite fm Emcee: Helen Little)
The Addams Family
Rock of Ages
July 28 (Lite fm Emcee: Christine Nagy)
The Phantom Of The Opera
Aug. 4 (Lite fm Emcee: Bob Bronson)
The Lion King
Death Takes a Holiday
Aug. 11 (Lite fm Emcee: Rich Kaminski)
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
Visit www.1067litefm.com or tune into 106.7 Lite fm for schedule changes and/or performance cancellations.