The popular "Night at the Sondheim" series continues with Songs for The Lord's Cupboard - Summer Music Celebration, featuring the talent of visiting summer actors and local performers to benefit The Lord's Cupboard of Jefferson County's "Thanksgiving in July" food drive, Friday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $7 with the donation of a non-perishable canned or packaged food item. Tickets are $10 without a food item. One food item for each discounted ticket. Cash donations for The Lord's Cupboard may also be made at the door.
The talented singers, from Florida, Minnesota and New York City are performing this summer with Two Roads Education Arts and Theater (TREAT), a new professional theater for young audiences and families with performances in the Broadway Building in Fairfield. Local talent will feature Rebecca Haven and her folk band, Haven, along with Julia Ross, Trina Neal and Rob Steinberg.
Amy Turono, from Miami Florida returns to the Sondheim Stage where she was the runner up in the Sondheim Superstars competition to sing songs by Beyonce and Whitney Houston.
Kevin Patrick Martin, a New York City actor, singer and dancer has performed across the country, including his native Rhode Island to Florida and Colorado will sing "What a Wonderful World," and "My Funny Valentine."
Haven is a local string folk/rock/pop quartet featuring original music and obscure covers. Haven is Rebecca Haven and Tom Todar's vocal harmonies, Casper Huggins and Joe Overmeyer on guitars, ukulele, dobro, bass and mandolin.
Local musicians, Julia Ross and Treena Neal will perform original songs accompanied by piano, guitar and ukulele.
The TREAT performers taking the Sondheim Stage for the first time are Matt Koplik and Bridgette Karl. Koplik, from New York City, holds a BFA in Musical Theater from Emerson College and will sing "If I Loved You," from Carousel and "When the Sun Comes Out."
Karl, BFA Musical Theater student attending Minnesota State College in Mankato, will sing from Phantom of the Opera and My Fair Lady.
Dr. Derek Anderson, founder of Treat and physician at Medical Arts Clinic in Fairfield, will sing "Hallelujah," and "Unchained Melody," Rob Steinberg, President of the Board of Directors at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, will play a piano cover arrangement of "Sitting in an English Garden/I am the Walrus," by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.