Bryant Park


Bryant Park Presents to Return this Summer

Last summer's smash hit will be back at the park starting this May.

Angelito Jusay
Ryan Muir

Our Events Department is busy planning for another great warm-weather season, and one of the most successful returning programs is Bryant Park Presents . The multi-series schedule brings some of NYC’s top performing arts organizations and artists to the park, and was an instant hit in 2016, drawing thousands of people for incredible theater, music, and dance performances.

The upcoming season is coming together, featuring three Shakespeare plays, five Contemporary Dance events on Friday evenings, a two-day Emerging Music Festival, a two-day IN/TERSECT Festival (jazz and classical music ensembles), Accordion Picnics and an Accordion Festival, seven Dance Parties, and much more. New York City Opera will also be coming back to the park, this time for four previews and extra special performances.

Improvement is the watchword at Bryant Park, so the staff is working to make the experience even better for attendees, with more diverse entertainment, increased food and drink options, upgraded visuals, and a more festive atmosphere. 

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