Coming to NYC This Summer? Here's How to See the Best of Broadway—for Free

Including SpongeBob SquarePants! (Joan Marcus, courtesy Boneau/Bryan-Brown)

Every good trip to NYC should include a Broadway show (or three!), and there are a TON of brilliantly dancy musicals to see right now. But Bway tix can be expensive, especially on a dancer's budget. Which is why we are allll about Broadway in Bryant Park, the annual event that brings some of the greatest stuff happening on the Great White Way to the great outdoors—for free.


Every Thursday from July 12th to August 16th at 12:30 pm, the program will host a performance featuring musical numbers from top Broadway and Off-Broadway shows in the iconic midtown park. The 2018 lineup includes lot of dance-filled standouts, like SpongeBob SquarePants, Once on This Island, Frozen, and the ever-classic Chicago. If you're in town, get your booty to Bryant Park (the stage is at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets) to see them in action!

Check out the complete schedule below, and click here for more details.

July 12th
Chicago
SpongeBob SquarePants
Stomp
Waitress

July 19th
Anastasia
Beautiful
Desperate Measures
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

July 26th
Come From Away
Kinky Boots
The Band's Visit
FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

August 2nd
Aladdin
Frozen
The Lion King

August 9th
Avenue Q
Jersey Boys
Smokey Joe's Café
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

August 16th
Once on This Island
School of Rock
Wicked

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