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There’s nothing like summer in the city!

The sun is finally out. Our Broadway Black favorites are now Tony winners. Audra is still liking our tweets. Motown is coming back to Broadway. All is well in the world.

What could possibly be the cherry on top of our ice cream? Show tunes in the park. FOR FREE.

Here are a couple of ways you can see some of the hottest Broadway Black stars performing outside of the theatre.

Broadway in Bryant Park
The Color Purple, Waitress, Kinky Boots, and more headline 106.7 LITE FM’S Broadway in Bryant Park.

Grab your lunch, lawn chair, and blanket, and head to 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets for weekly lunchtime summer series. Performances are on Thursdays 12:30-1:30p, beginning July 7 and will run through August 11th.

Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by New York-Presbyterian for Kids and the TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth. Seating is first come, first serve.

Check out the full list of performances below:

July 7
Wicked
Stomp
The Color Purple
Matilda

July 14
Chicago
The Fantasticks
Motown
Finding Neverland

July 21
Fiddler On The Roof
Les Misérables
Fuerza Bruta
The Marvelous Wonderettes

July 28
Waitress
Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Kinky Boots
Fun Home
Himself & Nora

August 4
Beautiful
An American In Paris
Avenue Q
Holiday Inn

August 11
Phantom Of The Opera
Something Rotten
Cagney
Ruthless

Classical Theatre of Harlem: Macbeth

Let’s go back. I’m talking waaaay back, circa 1916.
CTH takes us to Ethiopia during the time of Haile Selassie and Emperor of Ethiopia. Ty Jones and Roslyn Ruff star as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Marcus Garvey Park, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, July 8-31. Tuesday-Sunday 8:00pm, Fridays 8:30pm

The Drilling Company’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Serena Miller and Warren Jackson lead a fresh and diverse telling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Billed as a fable of the Lower East Side, performances take place in the parking lot behind The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, located at 114 Norfolk Street in the Lower East Side. Thursdays – Saturdays at 8:00 pm.

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