Monday, May 7, 2018

“Broadway: The Next Generation” at the Farmstead Arts Center on Saturday, May 12th

Lucas Schultz (By David Kaptein)

Broadway: The Next Generation—Lucas Schultz and Jimmy Horan

WHEN: Saturday, May 12th, at 3 PM
WHERE:
English Barn at 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge
TICKETS: $15 in advance through www.farmsteadarts.eventbrite.com or $20 at the door. Seniors, students and Farmstead member tickets are $10.

Warren resident Lucas Schultz (above) began performing when he was 9 years old and hasn’t stopped since! His passion for dancing, singing and acting soon had him working on his first professional show. He has toured with Broadway productions including Pippin, Mary Poppins, Sound of Music and A Christmas Story, and has worked at the Goodspeed Theater and the New York Musical Festival. Lucas is a sophomore attending an acting program at Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School and at Watchung Hills Regional High School. In Broadway: The Next Generation, the audience will follow Lucas’ journey from Warren, NJ, to Broadway as he shares his story through song. Following the concert, there will be an opportunity for young performers in the audience to participate in an audition workshop with Lucas and Jimmy.

Seasoned professional pianist Jimmy Horan has performed at leading New York City venues such as Danny’s Skylight, Feinstein’s 54 Below, The Metropolitan Room, The Duplex, Don’t Tell Mama, Rose’s Turn, and The Stonewall. A resident of Plainfield, Mr. Horan has served as musical director, conductor, pianist, and arranger in New York (Meet Me in St. Louis, The Producers) and New Jersey theater venues (Paper Mill Playhouse) for over three decades. He recently arranged, musically directed, and accompanied “King (Carole) For A Day” in New York City, a benefit for Lifebeat, Inc.

The English Barn is wheelchair accessible.  Anyone anticipating the need for additional accessibility services is requested to make a request by sending an e-mail to admin@farmsteadarts.org in advance.

Funds for these events have been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the State/County Partnership Local Arts Program Grant administered by The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission.

David Kaptein, photographer