Lindsay Mendez Headlines EVENING WITH A STAR
The Community Theatre League, Williamsport's premiere community theatre, is thrilled to announce their third annual "Evening with a Star" fundraising concert and master class, starring Tony Award-winner Lindsay Mendez on February 16, 2019.
Lindsay Mendez received a 2018 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, as well as the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award, for her performance as Carrie Pipperidge in the 2018 Broadway revival of Carousel. Other Broadway credits include: Significant Other, Wicked (Elphaba, 10th Anniversary company), Godspell, Everyday Rapture, Grease. Off-Broadway/regional credits include: The Golden Apple (City Center Encores!), Dogfight (Second Stage; Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Rose Tattoo (Williamstown Theatre Festival), 35mm, The Winter's Tale (Delacorte Theater). Television: "Smash." Debut album: This Time. Her concert work includes appearances with Lincoln Center's American Songbook, the Library of Congress, Lyrics and Lyricists, and the American Pops Orchestra. In 2012, she co-founded Actor Therapy, a training and mentorship program that she runs in New York City, with composer Ryan Scott Oliver.
In addition to the 7:30pm concert, Miss Mendez will also host a Broadway Master Class at 12:00 pm on February 16. This All-Ages Master Class is an opportunity for artists and fans to observe Miss Mendez working with select participants, learning techniques, tips, and tricks of a Broadway performer, focused on auditioning and bringing "your best self" into the audition room.
A limited number of tickets are also available for a post-concert Meet & Greet.
Since 2017, the Community Theatre League has held the "Evening with a Star" fundraising concert as a chance for many people to get an up-close and personal experience with one of Broadway's biggest stars. And in CTL's 167-seat thrust-stage theatre, it's an intimate and relaxed environment, without the hassle of traveling to New York City. Previous "Star" performers have been Laura Osnes (2018) and Stephanie J. Block (2017).
Tickets start at $40 and are available at ctlshows.com/EWAS, or by phone at (570) 327-1777.
Master Class tickets are $25. VIP Meet & Greet tickets are $20.
All-Day Passes are available for $300 a pair (Gold Tier seating, Master Class, VIP M&G included)
Tickets are limited for all events.
Sponsorship and donor packages are available.
Concert Sponsor: UPMC Susquehanna
Master Class Sponsors: Hudock Capital Group, LLC, and Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts, Inc.
The Community Theatre League, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is Williamsport's premiere community theatre. Founded in 1976 with the vision of creating a true community-driven organization focused on making, promoting and supporting the performing arts, The Community Theatre League has presented over 200 Mainstage productions. CTL regularly produces upwards of 15 plays and musicals each season, as well as concert events and the Sprouts theatre for children series. CTL holds a wide variety of summer camps for students of all ages, organizes the annual Ray of Light Awards for Excellence in High School theatre, and is the home of the Community Academy of Stage and Theatre.