Gypsy's Benanti, Wicked's Ellis and More Set for Aug. 7 "Broadway in Bryant Park"

News   Gypsy's Benanti, Wicked's Ellis and More Set for Aug. 7 "Broadway in Bryant Park"
Gypsy Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Wicked's Kerry Ellis and the cast of Spring Awakening are scheduled to appear Aug. 7 in the weekly "Broadway in Bryant Park" series.
Laura Benanti
Laura Benanti Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Radio station 106.7 Lite FM presents the midday summer series, which highlights current and upcoming musicals on and Off-Broadway. The performances, which launched July 10 at the midtown park, continue Thursdays (12:30 PM-1:30 PM) on The Lawn.

Scheduled to perform Aug. 7 are Spring Awakening's Gerard Canonico, Amanda Castanos, Blake Daniel, Matt Doyle, Andrew Durand, Emma Hunton, Morgan Karr, Emily Kinney, Caitlin Kinnunen, Alice Lee, Eryn Murman, Zach Reiner-Harris, Alexandra Socha, Jesse Swenson, Jenna Ushkowitz and Gabriel Violet; Wicked's Kerry Ellis, Katie Adams and Aaron Tveit; Gypsy's Laura Benanti, Leigh Ann Larkin, Tony Yazbeck, Geo Seery, John Scacchetti, Pearce Wegener, Matty Price and Steve Konopelski; Mary Poppins' Megan Osterhaus, Matt Loehr, Kathy Calahan, Alexandra Berro, Daniel Marconi, Aaron Albano, Kate Chapman, Brian Collier, Barrett Davis, Suzanna Hylenski and Stephan Stubbins; and Xanadu's Patti Murin, Curtis Holbrook, Annie Golden and Andre Ward.

The remaining line-up (subject to change) follows:



  • Aug. 7 - Spring Awakening, Gypsy, Xanadu, Mary Poppins and Wicked


  • Aug. 14 - Grease, Young Frankenstein, Rent, Legally Blonde and 13


  • Aug. 15 - The Lion King, Hairspray, Forbidden Broadway and Godspell (rescheduled from July 24) 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.

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