Before you take your seat in the theatre on Tuesday evenings, enjoy original music performed by Broadway actors and composers at the Crossroads of the World. Positioned within Times Square Market, the local outdoor food market in Times Square, audiences can enjoy food and Happy Hour drinks while taking in FREE concerts by Broadway professionals.

Matthew Hydzik
5pm

Broadway credits include The Cher Show, West Side Story, Side Show, It Shoulda Been You, and Grease. Off-Broadway: Tomorrow Morning. National tours include If/Then, Rent, Fame, Grease, and Flashdance. Favorite regional and concert performances with the LA Philharmonic, Kennedy Center, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, MUNY, Fulton Opera House, Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Stages St. Louis, ACT Connecticut. Proud graduate of Penn State BFA Musical Theatre.
Follow on Instagram: @matthew_hydzik

Jillian Walker*
6pm

Accompanied by Kasaun Henry
Jillian Walker is a multi-faceted theater artist: a composer and performer of visual and sonic scores-as-plays that shape and interrogate culture through their use of time, ritual, identity, structure and ancestral remembrance. Always interested in healing and liberation, her genre-pushing work SKiNFoLK: An American Show will have its world premiere at The Bushwick Starr in 2020. Her play Sarah’s Salt has been developed at Roundabout Theater Company and MCC Theater, received an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Relentless Award (American Playwriting Foundation) and was a finalist for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Jillian holds dramaturgy as the core of her artistic practice and has deepened her dramaturgical ideas in residencies with University Musical Society (University of Michigan), The School of Making and Thinking, and Catwalk Institute. Sometimes, her dramaturgy becomes a performance in itself; as with her lecture/ritual-performance work, Songs of Speculation, which she premiered at JACK in 2018. Jillian is a member of the groundbreaking cohort of MTF Makers at Musical Theater Factory, the genre-defying artists in Makers Lab at Ars Nova, and is the 2020-21 Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Soho Rep. She holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University and occasionally freelances as a capital “D” Dramaturg, curator and teacher when the spirit moves.
www.thisisjillianwalker.com

The Broadway Buskers concert series is curated and hosted by Ben Cameron.

*Artist powered by Musical Theatre Factory 

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August 20, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TSq Plaza 43-44
Bdwy btwn 43rd-44th Sts
New York, NY 10036
Times Square Alliance
Save to Calendar 2019-08-20 17:00:00 2019-08-20 19:00:00 America/New_York Broadway Buskers: Matthew Hydzik / Jillian Walker Before you take your seat in the theatre on Tuesday evenings, enjoy original music performed by Broadway actors and composers at the Crossroads of the World. Positioned within Times Square Market, the local outdoor food market in Times Square, audiences can enjoy food and Happy Hour drinks while taking in *FREE *concerts by Broadway professionals. *Matthew Hydzik 5pm* Broadway credits include /The Cher Show/, /West Side Story/, /Side Show/, /It Shoulda Been You/, and /Grease/. Off-Broadway: /Tomorrow Morning/. National tours include /If/Then/, /Rent/, /Fame/, /Grease/, and /Flashdance/. Favorite regional and concert performances with the LA Philharmonic, Kennedy Center, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, MUNY, Fulton Opera House, Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Stages St. Louis, ACT Connecticut. Proud graduate of Penn State BFA Musical Theatre. Follow on Instagram: @matthew_hydzik *Jillian Walker* 6pm* Accompanied by *Kasaun Henry* Jillian Walker is a multi-faceted theater artist: a composer and performer of visual and sonic scores-as-plays that shape and interrogate culture through their use of time, ritual, identity, structure and ancestral remembrance. Always interested in healing and liberation, her genre-pushing work /SKiNFoLK: An American Show/ will have its world premiere at The Bushwick Starr in 2020. Her play /Sarah’s Salt/ has been developed at Roundabout Theater Company and MCC Theater, received an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Relentless Award (American Playwriting Foundation) and was a finalist for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Jillian holds dramaturgy as the core of her artistic practice and has deepened her dramaturgical ideas in residencies with University Musical Society (University of Michigan), The School of Making and Thinking, and Catwalk Institute. Sometimes, her dramaturgy becomes a performance in itself; as with her lecture/ritual-performance work, /Songs of Speculation/, which she premiered at JACK in 2018. Jillian is a member of the groundbreaking cohort of MTF Makers at Musical Theater Factory, the genre-defying artists in Makers Lab at Ars Nova, and is the 2020-21 Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Soho Rep. She holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University and occasionally freelances as a capital “D” Dramaturg, curator and teacher when the spirit moves. www.thisisjillianwalker.com [1] The *Broadway Buskers* concert series is curated and hosted by *Ben Cameron*. *Artist powered by *Musical Theatre Factory*  See the full schedule [2]  [1] http://www.thisisjillianwalker.com [2] https://www.timessquarenyc.org/tsqnyc/broadway-buskers-concert-series TSq Plaza 43-44, Bdwy btwn 43rd-44th Sts New York, NY 10036 Times Square Alliance
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