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Broadway News Alice Ripley, The Cher Show's Matthew Hydzik, More Set for Broadway Buskers The free concert series takes place on summer Tuesdays in Times Square.
Alice Ripley Marc J. Franklin

Tony winner Alice Ripley, the upcoming star of North Shore Music Theatre’s production of Sunset Boulevard, will get her close-up in Times Square September 3.

The Times Square Alliance revealed the rest of its summer Broadway Buskers season, which presents free concerts every Tuesday between 5 and 7 PM in Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets.

READ: Alice Ripley to Star as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre’s Sunset Boulevard

Among the list of performers scheduled are Matthew Hydzik (The Cher Show), In the Green creator Grace McClean, and The Prom ensemble member Anthony Norman. The previously announced performers for July yet to take Broadway Plaza include Suzan Lori Parks' band (scheduled for July 30).

A full calendar of performances is below.

August 6
5 PM: Katie Thompson (R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical)
6 PM: Drew Gasparini (Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical)

August 13
5 PM: Anthony Norman (The Prom)
6 PM: Rob Rokicki (The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical)

August 20
5 PM: Matthew Hydzik (The Cher Show)
6 PM: Jillian Walker (SKiNFoLK: An American Show)

August 27
5 PM: Lauren Elder (Mary & Max)
6 PM: Joey Contreras (Ring Around)

September 3
5 PM: Alice Ripley (Next to Normal)
6 PM: Max Sangerman (Smokey Joe’s Cafe)

September 10
5 PM: John Arthur Greene (Tootsie)
6 PM: Crystal Monee Hall (Rent)

September 17
5 PM: Heath Saunders (Alice By Heart)
6 PM: F. Michael Haynie (Wicked)

September 24
5 PM: Joel Waggoner (Be More Chill)
6 PM: Grace McLean (In the Green)

In the Green Off-Broadway at LCT3

Alice Ripley has been a special guest performer on Playbill Travel’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Broadway in the Great Northwest, Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise featuring Kate Baldwin, Christopher Fitzgerald, and Aaron Lazar (April 26–May 4, 2020), and for Broadway on the Mediterranean (August 31–September 7, 2020), featuring Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, Gavin Creel, Lindsay Mendez, and more to be announced. Playbill Travel is currently accepting waitlist travelers for its sold-out Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein (September 1–9, 2019), featuring Andréa Burns and Tony winner Paulo Szot. Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit

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