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Broadway Concerts in Bryant Park

Each summer, cast members from current Broadway shows take to the stage for this free series of concerts held on Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The stage is set up on the Bryant Park lawn. It’s a great way to enjoy highlights from current shows and to enjoy a visit to Bryant Park.

Several different musicals are featured each week, providing a taste of what’s a currently running on and off Broadway.

Visit the Bryant Park website for details.


2018 Broadway in Bryant Park Schedule

  • Thursday, July 12 – Chicago, SpongeBob SquarePants, Stomp, Waitress
  • Thursday, July 19 – Anastasia, Beautiful, Desperate Measures, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
  • Thursday, July 26 – Come From Away, Kinky Boots, The Band’s Visit, FRIENDS! The Musical Parody
  • Thursday, August 2 – Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King
  • Thursday, August 9 – Avenue Q, Jersey Boys, Smokey Joe’s Care, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
  • Thursday, August 16 – Once On This Island, School of Rock, Wicked. 


Bryant Park is located in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets, and Fifth and Sixth Avenues (behind the New York Public Library).

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