Christy Altomare, Alysha Umphress, Jelani Remy, More Set for August 9 Broadway in Bryant Park

Cabaret & Concert News   Christy Altomare, Alysha Umphress, Jelani Remy, More Set for August 9 Broadway in Bryant Park
The free concert series will continue with performances from the casts of Anastasia, Avenue Q, Smokey Joe's Café, Jersey Boys, and Summer.
Anastasia_Broadway_Production_Photos_2017_[6090]_Christy Altomare in ANASTASIA on Broadway, Photo by Matthew Murphy, 2017_HR.jpg
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The annual free concert series Broadway in Bryant Park, presented by 106.7 LITE FM, will continue August 9 with performances from the casts of Anastasia, Avenue Q, Jersey Boys, Smokey Joe's Café, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

Dwayne Cooper, Alysha Umphress, Kyle Taylor Parker, Dionne D. Figgins, John Edwards, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Jelani Remy, Emma Degerstedt, and Max Sangerman Joseph Marzullo/WENN

This week’s performances, hosted by 106.7 LIFE FM’s Victor Sosa and co-hosted by Preston Boyd and Ashley Bryant from The Play That Goes Wrong, will feature the following performers:

Anastasia: Christy Altomare, Zach Adkins, and John Bolton

Avenue Q: Grace Choi, Matt Dengler, Jason Jacoby, Nick Kohn, Maggie Lakis, Dana Steingold, and Danielle K. Thomas

Jersey Boys: Aaron DeJesus, Mark Edwards, Austin Owen, Sam Wolf, Dianna Barger, Tristen Buettel, and Natalie Gallo

Smokey Joe's Café: Alysha Umphress, Dionne D. Figgins, Dwayne Cooper, Emma Degerstedt, Jelani Remy, John Edwards, Kyle Taylor Parker, Max Sangerman, and Nicole Vanessa Ortiz

Performers from Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will be announced later.

Audiences are invited to come to Bryant Park Thursdays with performances running from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM’s on-air personalities, this year’s presentation of open-air, lunch-hour performances features a host of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.

Performances continue through August 16.

“We are so excited to be hosting the annual 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park for the 18th year,” said Chris Conley, program director of 106.7 LITE FM, in an earlier statement. “We have an incredible list of shows... We look forward to welcoming theatre fans once again to this special summer series.”


The Bryant Park stage is located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The series will conclude August 16 with performances from Once On This Island, School of Rock, and Wicked. 106.7 LITE FM's Delilah will host the event, which will feature a pre-show from Jordan Smith and Brooke Shapiro.

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