"Broadway in Bryant Park" to Feature Gypsy, Godspell, Cry-Baby, In the Heights and 13 Casts

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23 May 2008

Robin de Jesus and Lin-Manuel Miranda in <i>In the Heights</i>.
Robin de Jesus and Lin-Manuel Miranda in In the Heights.
Photo by Joan Marcus

Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals will once again perform at New York's Bryant Park this summer when 106.7 Lite FM presents "Broadway in Bryant Park."

The midday series — which highlights current and upcoming musicals on and Off-Broadway — will launch July 10 at the midtown park. The performances take place Thursdays, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM on The Lawn.

The seventh annual series (subject to change) follows:

  • July 10 - Chicago, Monty Python's Spamalot, Cry-Baby, [title of show] and Stomp
  • July 17 - Avenue Q, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!, In the Heights and Pure Country
  • July 24 - The Lion King, Passing Strange, Hairspray and Godspell
  • July 31 - The Little Mermaid, Altar Boyz and Cirque Dreams
  • Aug. 7 - Spring Awakening, Gypsy, Xanadu and Mary Poppins
  • Aug. 14 - Grease, Young Frankenstein, Rent, Legally Blonde and 13

    Bryant Park is located just behind the New York Public Library on Sixth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    For more on "Broadway in Bryant Park," visit 1067newyork.com.