PHOTO CALL: Evita, Newsies, Rent, Rebecca and Chicago Perform in Bryant Park

By Matthew Blank
August 10, 2012

The fifth concert of this season's Broadway in Bryant Park series was presented Aug. 9 with performances by Evita, Newsies, Rent, Rebecca and Chicago.



The free lunchtime concert series, presented by 106.7 Lite FM, plays Thursdays at 12:30 PM and continues through Aug. 16. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis on the lawn of Bryant Park, located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets.



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Christina DeCicco and Max von Essen
Photo by Monica Simoes



Performers for Aug. 9 follow:

Chicago: Donna Marie Asbury, Dylis Croman, Cristy Candler, Tonya Wathen, Tony Yazbeck, Eddie Bennett, Peter Nelson, Amos Wolff, Denny Paschall

Evita: Christina DeCicco, Max von Essen, Rachel Potter

Newsies: Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay, Julie Foldesi

Rebecca: Jill Paice, Ryan Silverman, Maree Johnson

Rent: Anthony Federov, Sean Michael Murray, Emma Hunton, Shaleah Adkisson

Resorts World Casino New York City, which sponsors the concerts, also announced a contest in which fans can win a four-pack of Broadway show tickets for a year. Individuals may enter the contest at the Resorts World Casino tent during the concerts.

The remainder of the Broadway in Bryant Park schedule follows:

Aug. 16:
Sister Act
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Avenue Q
Bring It On: The Musical
Rock of Ages
A Christmas Story, The Musical