NEW YORK — WLTW (106.7 LITE FM) has announced the return of its highly-anticipated, annual lunchtime theatre summer series, ‘106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park.’ The 2016 program will present the best of Broadway, FREE to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays beginning July 7 at 12:30 p.m. ET on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM’s on-air personalities, the annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11th. This year’s 106.7 LITE FM’S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by NewYork-Presbyterian for Kids and TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth.
Broadway in Bryant Park invites New Yorkers to soak up the summer and watch hit musical numbers from New York City’s most popular Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including The Color Purple (2016 Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Musical),Fun Home (2015 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical), Something Rotten! (2015 Tony Award Winner for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical), Matilda, Fiddler on the Roof, WICKED, Kinky Boots and Waitress.
Celebrating 16 years of providing free theatre entertainment, ‘106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park’ will run from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET on the following Thursdays; July 7; July 14; July 21; July 28; August 4; August 11. The Bryant Park stage is located at 6thAvenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.
“We are excited for another summer season showcasing the best of Broadway to our dedicated listeners with the annual ‘106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park!’ said Chris Conley, Program Director of 106.7 LITE FM. “This event brings together our listeners, Broadway fans and city visitors, and has become a summer tradition that New Yorkers look forward to year after year.”
The current ‘106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park’ schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 7
106.7 LITE FM Host: Delilah
Co-Host: Cady Huffman (Shear Madness)
- The Color Purple
Thursday, July 14
106.7 LITE FM Host: Christine Nagy
Co-Host: Catherine Russell (Perfect Crime)
- The Fantastiks
- Finding Neverland
Thursday, July 21
106.7 LITE FM Host: Helen Little
Co-Host: Alex Brightman + Sierra Boggess (School of Rock)
- Fiddler On The Roof
- Les Misérables
- Fuerza Bruta
- The Marvelous Wonderettes
Thursday, July 28
106.7 LITE FM Host: Bob Bronson
- Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
- Kinky Boots
- Fun Home
- Himself & Nora
Thursday, August 4
106.7 LITE FM Host: Rich Kaminski
Co-Host: Dena Blizzard (One Funny Mother)
- An American In Paris
- Avenue Q
- Holiday Inn
Thursday, August 11
106.7 LITE FM Host: Victor Sosa
- Phantom Of The Opera
- Something Rotten
Schedule is subject to change and weather conditions.
For details, schedule updates and a chance to win free Broadway tickets, fans can listen to 106.7 LITE FM via the station’s website, www.litefm.com, as well as on iHeartRadio. 106.7 LITE FM is a leading media outlet in the New York market. The station’s programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service.