NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2012" – a lunchtime series beginning July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Resorts World Casino New York City and hosted by Lite FM's on-air personalities, the twelfth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 16.
Recent Tony Award winning musicals and 2012 nominees will showcase some of their best musical numbers including The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Ghost, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, and Nice Work If You Can Get It. Now in its twelfth year, "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park" will run from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the following Thursdays; July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16. Bryant Park is located on 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Street. Lawn seating will be first-come, first-served.
"We are always looking for ways to further connect with Lite FM's passionate audience and provide our loyal listeners with unique experiences and events," said Chris Conley, Program Director 106.7 Lite FM. "We are thrilled to once again bring the magic of Broadway to our fans in the truly special setting of Bryant Park."
As a bonus, Resorts World Casino New York City will award a lucky winner a family four pack of Broadway tickets for an entire year free. Fans can enter to win simply by visiting the Resorts World Casino New York tent on the Bryant Park fountain terrace from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on any of the six Broadway in Bryant Park dates.
"Resorts World is committed to bringing high quality entertainment to New Yorkers and visitors alike," said Michael Speller, President of Resorts World Casino New York City. "Sponsoring '106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park' takes those efforts to a whole new level – the caliber of talent that visitors can experience at this event is unmatched. We are proud to be part of this event and excited to introduce this wonderful audience to the ongoing entertainment options at Resorts World; when the show's over, the fun continues in Queens."
The tentative "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park" schedule is listed below:
Thursday, July 12 (Lite FM Emcee: Delilah)
- The Phantom of the Opera
- Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
- War Horse
- The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Thursday, July 19 (Lite FM Emcee: Christine Nagy)
Thursday, July 26 (Lite FM Emcee: Helen Little)
- Anything Goes
- Voca People
- Jesus Christ Superstar
- The Fantasticks
- Jersey Boys
Thursday, August 2 (Lite FM Emcee: Delilah)
- Chaplin, The Musical
- The Lion King
- Mamma Mia!
- One Man, Two Guvnors
- Silence, The Musical
Thursday, August 9 (Lite FM Emcee: Rich Kaminski)
- Mary Poppins
Thursday, August 16 (Lite FM Emcee: Bob Bronson)
- Sister Act
- Nice Work If You Can Get It
- Avenue Q
- Bring It On: The Musical
- Rock of Ages
- A Christmas Story, The Musical
For details, schedule updates and a chance to win free Broadway tickets, fans can listen to 106.7 Lite FM on the station's website, www.1067litefm.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel's best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.
**Schedule subject to change at discretion of 106.7 Lite FM or pending weather conditions.
**In the event of mandatory performance cancellation, all efforts will be made to re-assign previously scheduled shows into a remaining "Broadway in Bryant Park" performance date.
**Visit www.1067litefm.com or tune into 106.7 Lite FM for 'Up-to-the-Minute' schedule changes and or performance cancellations.
**106.7 Lite FM Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2012 is being produced by Pop2Life Creative Marketing and Promotion www.pop2life.com.
About 106.7 Lite FM
WLTW, 106.7 Lite FM, New York's Best Variety, is owned and operated by Clear Channel New York and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 237 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services, and independent media representation. The company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com.
About Resorts World Casino New York City
Resorts World Casino New York City (Resorts World) is the first entertainment destination of its kind in the five boroughs of New York City. Resorts World is operated by the Genting Group, a global company, founded in 1965, and operating Destination Resorts in Asia, Europe, North America and on all four oceans through the 50% ownership of Norwegian Cruise Line and Star Cruises brands. The Genting Group employs nearly 45,000 employees.
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