There’s nothing like summer in the city!
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:
The Color Purple
Fiddler On The Roof
The Marvelous Wonderettes
Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Himself & Nora
An American In Paris
Phantom Of The Opera
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.