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Broadway in the Borough ~ An Evening with World Renowned Tenor Luke Grooms
June 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
You don't have to drive to The City to hear professional voices and Broadway music anymore.
Come hear amazing voices from New York, Philly, and our own area bring the house down with your favorite Broadway music. And not only will you be sitting in the audience, you'll have a chance to chat with the performers after the show, and become a part of the new New York arts community in Chester County. At this month's event, Luke Grooms will grace our stage.
Don't miss this amazing opportunity to find out what The Resident Theatre Company is all about.
Luke Grooms is quickly earning a name for himself around the country as an up-and-coming leading tenor. In recent years Mr. Grooms joined the Metropolitan Opera Roster for their production of Prokofiev’s The Gambler. He also made his Carnegie Hall debut as Fante in Opera Orchestra of New York’s concert of Verdi’s I Due Foscari, and has also covered the roles of Barbagio (I Due Foscari) and Elvino (La Sonnambula), and Bomelii in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride, all with Opera Orchestra of New York. Some of his other career highlights include Tonio, Rodolfo, Belmonte, Riccardo Percy, Tebaldo, Des Griex ,Lindoro, Ramiro, Almaviva, Ernesto,Nemorino and many others.
In musical theatre, Luke performed the role of Piangi on the final tour of the original production of The Phantom of the Opera, the New York premiere of Jerry Springer: The Opera at Carnegie Hall playing Dwight/God and reprised this performance for Speakeasy Stage Company in Boston (Elliot Norton Award Nomination), as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables with Skylight Music Theatre and at Red Mountain Theatre Company, as Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd with Fulton Theatre and for Hawaii Opera Theatre. He has also performed over 30 leading operatic roles for companies such as Opera Orchestra of New York, The Metropolitan Opera (cover artist), Mississippi Opera, and many others, with a focus mainly in the bel canto repertoire of Rossini, Donizetti, and Belini. In October Luke will travel to Korea to play The Bishop of Basingstoke in the Korean tour of Jekyll and Hyde.