Broadway in Chicago’s Free Summer Concert Highlights 10 Broadway Showstoppers

Photo: Miles Frost and the Cast of “MJ” (Photo provided by Broadway in Chicago)

Broadway In Chicago announced six new shows joining its Summer Concert line-up: 1776, Disney’s Aladdin, Chicago, Les Misérables, Tina, and Jagged Little Pill. Previously announced shows include Disney’s The Lion King, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, and straight from Broadway, MJ, the brand new 4-time Tony Award-winning musical that offers a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit of Michael Jackson.

Just two weeks away, the FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, will be hosted by Val Warner and Hosea Sanders on Monday, August 15, 2022, at 6:15 pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E Randolph St). The Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert at Millennium Park is presented with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

“Our favorite event of the year finally returns for the first time in three years, and we’re coming back with performers from favorite Broadway blockbusters! Enthusiastic theater fans can look forward to seeing performances from our spectacular lineup of upcoming shows. Mark your calendars – this is a night you do not want to miss,” said Eileen LaCario, Vice President of Broadway In Chicago.

Cast of “1776” (Photo provided by Broadway in Chicago)

The concert will also include the winners and runner-ups from the 2022 Broadway In Chicago Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards to perform the national anthem.

The Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert is presented in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Every summer in Millennium Park, the City of Chicago proudly presents symphonic music, dance, opera, Broadway hits, and more—performed by some of Chicago’s best-loved cultural institutions. For the latest news and events, visit and follow Millennium Park on Facebook (@MillenniumParkChicago), Twitter, and Instagram (Millennium_Park).

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