Come to the cabaret! Celebrate Valentine's Day with us as we sing and play the love songs of the two legends who have shaped the whole history of the Broadway musical--Oscar Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim. Starring soprano Jean Danton, baritone Mark Morgan, and pianist Sarah Troxler, this cabaret will trace the course of relationships from romance to marriage to kids to break ups with unforgettable music. You'll hear hits from such shows as The King and I, West Side Story, Into the Woods, Showboat, and many more. Enjoy a drink from the cash bar. Reserve a couple of seats or your own table! Click here to purchase

CURRENT PRODUCTION

Jean Danton, soprano

Soprano​ ​​Jean​ ​Danton’s​​ ​artistry​ ​has​ ​led​ ​to​ ​acclaimed​ ​performances​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​United States​ ​and​ ​Europe​ ​in​ ​opera,​ ​oratorio,​ ​recitals,​ ​and​ ​as​ ​a​ ​soloist​ ​with​ ​symphony​ ​orchestras.​ ​She has​ ​appeared​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Handel​ ​and​ ​Haydn​ ​Society​ ​under​ ​Christopher​ ​Hogwood​ ​and​ ​John Finney,​ ​Oregon​ ​Bach​ ​Festival​ ​with​ ​Helmuth​ ​Rilling,​ ​Boston​ ​Baroque​ ​with​ ​Martin​ ​Pearlman​ ​and the​ ​Boston​ ​Pops​ ​Orchestra​ ​with​ ​Keith​ ​Lockhart​ ​and​ ​Bruce​ ​Hangen.​ ​​ ​Ms.​ ​Danton​ ​has​ ​performed at​ ​many​ ​prestigious​ ​festivals​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Carmel​ ​Bach​ ​Festival,​ ​Winter​ ​Park​ ​Bach​ ​Festival, Breckenridge​ ​Music​ ​Festival,​ ​N.Y.​ ​Bach​ ​Aria​ ​Festival​ ​and​ ​Associazione​ ​Culturale​ ​in​ ​Italy.​ ​​ ​Ms. Danton​ ​made​ ​her​ ​Carnegie​ ​Hall​ ​debut​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Masterwork​ ​Chorus​ ​and​ ​her​ ​Lincoln​ ​Center debut​ ​at​ ​Avery​ ​Fisher​ ​Hall​ ​with​ ​the​ ​National​ ​Chorale,​ ​in​ ​both​ ​instances​ ​performing​ ​Handel's Messiah.​ ​​ ​Her​ ​numerous​ ​concert​ ​appearances​ ​include​ ​the​ ​Assabet​ ​Valley​ ​Mastersingers, Baltimore​ ​Choral​ ​Arts​ ​Society,​ ​Nashua​ ​Symphony​ ​Orchestra,​ ​Heritage​ ​Chorale,​ ​North​ ​Shore Philharmonic​ ​Orchestra,​ ​Chorus​ ​North​ ​Shore,​ ​Masterworks​ ​Chorale,​ ​Brockton​ ​Symphony,​ ​R.I. Civic​ ​Chorale​ ​and​ ​Orchestra,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​North​ ​Carolina​ ​Symphony.​ ​​ ​She​ ​has​ ​appeared​ ​with Boston​ ​Lyric​ ​Opera,​ ​Boston​ ​Opera​ ​Theatre​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Boston​ ​Early​ ​Music​ ​Festival.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​a favorite​ ​soloist​ ​for​ ​Pops​ ​concerts​ ​and​ ​musical​ ​theatre​ ​appearing​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Boston​ ​Pops Orchestra,​ ​Hillyer​ ​Festival​ ​Orchestra,​ ​North​ ​Shore​ ​Music​ ​Theatre,​ ​American​ ​Classics,​ ​and​ ​New England​ ​Light​ ​Opera.​ ​​ ​Her​ ​versatility​ ​also​ ​extends​ ​to​ ​jazz​ ​including​ ​concerts​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Orchestra at​ ​Indian​ ​Hill​ ​and​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Rusty​ ​Scott​ ​Quartet​ ​at​ ​the​ ​historic​ ​Mishler​ ​Theatre,​ ​in​ ​PA. An​ ​acclaimed​ ​recitalist,​ ​Ms.​ ​Danton​ ​has​ ​performed​ ​on​ ​the​ ​N.Y.​ ​Trinity​ ​Church​ ​Concert​ ​Series​ ​in N.Y.C.​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Twentieth​ ​Century​ ​Music​ ​Series​ ​at​ ​the​ ​N.Y.​ ​Public​ ​Library​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Performing Arts​ ​at​ ​Lincoln​ ​Center.​ ​​ ​She​ ​has​ ​performed​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Rockport​ ​Chamber​ ​Music​ ​Festival,​ ​Martha'sVineyard​ ​Chamber​ ​Music​ ​Festival,​ ​Yale​ ​Center​ ​for​ ​British​ ​Art,​ ​Meeting​ ​House​ ​Chamber​ ​Music Festival,​ ​Firebrand​ ​Chamber​ ​Music​ ​Series,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Mount​ ​Auburn​ ​Concert​ ​Series.  Ms.​ ​Danton​ ​has​ ​several​ ​solo​ ​recordings​ ​on​ ​Albany​ ​Records​ ​and​ ​Newport​ ​Classic​ ​and​ ​on​ ​New England​ ​Light​ ​Opera’s​ ​world​ ​premiere​ ​recording​ ​of​ ​Yes,​ ​Yes​ ​Jeanette!​ ​​ ​Television​ ​credits include​ ​documentaries​ ​for​ ​PBS​ ​and​ ​Lifetime.

Mark Morgan, baritone

Mark​ ​Morgan​​ ​(performer​ ​and​ ​producer)​ ​has​ ​been​ ​singing​ ​professionally​ ​for​ ​nearly​ ​30​ ​years, and​ ​has​ ​been​ ​producing​ ​shows​ ​in​ ​Massachusetts​ ​since​ ​2003.​ ​As​ ​the​ ​founder​ ​and​ ​Artistic Director​ ​of​ ​New​ ​England​ ​Light​ ​Opera,​ ​he​ ​oversaw​ ​an​ ​organization​ ​that​ ​performed​ ​operetta, musical​ ​theater,​ ​art​ ​song,​ ​and​ ​cabaret​ ​in​ ​hundreds​ ​of​ ​performances,​ ​with​ ​hundreds​ ​of professional​ ​artists,​ ​in​ ​over​ ​25​ ​towns​ ​around​ ​Massachusetts.​ ​NELO​ ​debuted​ ​in​ ​2003​ ​with​ ​the first​ ​performance​ ​in​ ​30​ ​years​ ​in​ ​Boston​ ​of​ ​Lehar's​ ​The​ ​Merry​ ​Widow​ ​(with​ ​full​ ​orchestra.)​ ​It continued​ ​on​ ​with​ ​major​ ​shows​ ​by​ ​Gilbert​ ​and​ ​Sullivan,​ ​Romberg,​ ​and​ ​Offenbach;​ ​original revues​ ​(created​ ​by​ ​Morgan)​ ​of​ ​the​ ​music​ ​of​ ​Cole​ ​Porter,​ ​George​ ​Gershwin,​ ​Jerome​ ​Kern​ ​and more;​ ​and​ ​two​ ​original​ ​shows,​ ​Yes​ ​Yes,​ ​Jeanette!​ ​and​ ​Smooth​ ​Sailing.​ ​As​ ​a​ ​singer​ ​and​ ​actor,​ ​he was​ ​featured​ ​in​ ​the​ ​award​ ​winning​ ​Boston​ ​professional​ ​premieres​ ​of​ ​Stephen​ ​Sondheim's Assassins​ ​and​ ​Sunday​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Park​ ​With​ ​George​ ​(Lyric​ ​Stage​ ​Company.)​ ​He​ ​has​ ​also​ ​had principal​ ​roles​ ​with​ ​Ocean​ ​State​ ​Lyrics​ ​Opera,​ ​Seacoast​ ​Repertory​ ​Theater,​ ​Ohio​ ​Light​ ​Opera, and​ ​the​ ​Colorado​ ​Lyric​ ​Theater​ ​Festival.​ ​He​ ​has​ ​also​ ​appeared​ ​extensively​ ​throughout​ ​eastern Massachusetts​ ​as​ ​a​ ​soloist​ ​for​ ​various​ ​choruses​ ​and​ ​ensembles​ ​including​ ​Capella​ ​Clausura,​ ​A Joyful​ ​Noyse​ ​Early​ ​Music,​ ​The​ ​Bostonians,​ ​Boston​ ​Academy​ ​of​ ​Music,​ ​and​ ​many​ ​more.​ ​He​ ​is the​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​Music​ ​at​ ​Hancock​ ​Church​ ​in​ ​Lexington,​ ​and​ ​has​ ​served​ ​on​ ​the​ ​voice​ ​faculties​ ​of Boston​ ​College​ ​and​ ​Eastern​ ​Nazarene​ ​College.​ ​He​ ​holds​ ​Master's​ ​degrees​ ​in​ ​both​ ​vocal performance​ ​and​ ​choral​ ​conducting​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Eastman​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Music.

Sarah Troxler, piano

Sarah​ ​Troxler​ ​​(piano)​ ​is​ ​an​ ​active​ ​musical​ ​collaborator​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​greater​ ​Boston​ ​area, having​ ​earned​ ​her​ ​Master​ ​of​ ​Music​ ​degree​ ​in​ ​Collaborative​ ​Piano​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Longy​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Music in​ ​Cambridge,​ ​MA.​ ​​ ​She​ ​earned​ ​her​ ​B.A.​ ​in​ ​Piano​ ​Performance​ ​at​ ​Eastern​ ​Nazarene​ ​College​ ​in Quincy,​ ​MA,​ ​where​ ​she​ ​is​ ​currently​ ​an​ ​adjunct​ ​music​ ​professor. Ms.​ ​Troxler​ ​is​ ​active​ ​in​ ​community​ ​music​ ​programs,​ ​serving​ ​on​ ​staff​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Quincy-based South​ ​Shore​ ​Performing​ ​Artists’​ ​Concert​ ​Series​ ​and​ ​Quincy​ ​Summer​ ​Singers.​ ​​ ​She​ ​serves​ ​as​ ​a collaborative​ ​pianist​ ​and​ ​vocal​ ​coach​ ​at​ ​Longy​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Music​ ​of​ ​Bard​ ​College,​ ​Brandeis University,​ ​and​ ​with​ ​Cambridge​ ​Summer​ ​Opera​ ​Company,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​serving​ ​as​ ​Minister​ ​of Worship​ ​at​ ​North​ ​Street​ ​Community​ ​Church​ ​in​ ​Hingham.​ ​​ ​Her​ ​instrumental​ ​arrangements​ ​of favorite​ ​Christmas​ ​tunes​ ​can​ ​be​ ​heard​ ​on​ ​North​ ​Street’s​ ​Advent​ ​album​ ​​Coming Home
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