Broadway Comes to Melrose with Polymnia Pops this Weekend

Broadway comes to Melrose with Polymnia Choral Society’s Pops concert “Sondheim and Schwartz,” 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 6, at Memorial Hall in Melrose, under Music Director Murray Kidd.

The concert will feature music of Broadway giants Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz, including selections from “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Into the Woods,” “Godspell,” and “Wicked.”

Three outstanding young musicians, Dgybert Jean, Francesca Rizzo, and Gerard Frasca were winners of this year’s “Spotlight on High School Talent” contest and will perform, Jean on violin and Rizzo and Frasca as vocalists.

Kidd said, “This is great music with one of the best bands in the business. It’s a fun time for whole family. And our Spotlight winners are fantastic!”

Drinks and snacks will be available at the concert and baskets of prizes will be raffled off. Polymnia, a not-for-profit organization, is supported in part by grants from the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and by the Melrose Cultural Council, a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Table tickets are $30, auditorium seating is $25, $20 for seniors and students, and $5 for children under 5, available online at www.polymnia.org or at Miter Biter Frame Company, 479 Main Street, Melrose.

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