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Broadway Comes to the Larcom

A Musical Showcase of Broadway Hits and Opera Arias
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Venue:  Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis St., Beverly, MA

Broadway takes over the Larcom for an unforgettable night of pure bliss!  From Camelot to Turandot, the talented vocalists and musicians hailing from the North Shore and beyond take you on a musical journey through Broadway Hits and Opera Arias. Special guest appearance by Peabody-born soprano Catherine Lamy, and featuring local favorites John Archer and Tom Edmonds. Join us for a magical evening of music and memories! Music directed by Holly Zagaria.


Show duration: Two hours with a 15-minute intermission

All proceeds will benefit the preservation of the Larcom Theatre.

About Catherine Lamy

Since her professional operatic debut in 1978 with the Cleveland Opera in La Boheme, Peabody-born soprano Catherine Lamy has sung a wide range of roles throughout the U.S. and Europe.


She made her New York City debut in 1982 and was immediately honored as the Gold Debut Artist for that season. Her annual appearances at City Opera included productions of La Traviata, Pagliacci, Madame Butterfly and The Magic Flute.


Her European debut occurred as Nedda in Pagliacci in Italy to which she returned in the summer of 1983 in the title role of the controversial Ken Russell production of Madama Butterfly at the Spoleto Festival.  During the 1986-87 season she sang Micaela in the much-heralded Peter Brook La Tragedie de Carmen throughout Italy and Germany.


Other U.S. credits include works as Otello, Die Fledermaus, Les Pecheurs de Parles, Simon Boccanegra, The Merry Widow, La Contes d’Hoffmann, Peter Grimes, Faust, Madame Butterfly, La Traviata, and La Boheme.


Catherine attended Boston Conservatory of Music and the Curtis Institute. She resides in Florida.


About John Archer

John Archer is delighted to be once again singing with Kathy Lamy. John and Kathy sang the principal roles at St. Johns Prep’ production of Camelot in 1967 and Guys and Dolls in 1968. “It is a privilege to sing with such a star as Kathy Lamy.”

A few of his favorite roles have been with Marblehead Little Theatre (MLT).  They include Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady, Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and Daddy Warbucks in Annie.


When not performing in shows, John’s real job is running Archer Insurance in Beverly. Mr. Archer looks forward to many more years of doing both. He resides in Danvers.

About Tom Edmonds

Tom Edmonds has been performing throughout the North Shore for more than forty years appearing in many musical theatre productions and venues.


Some of the groups he has performed with include: Nahant Peninsula Players, Crossroad Theatre Company, Marblehead Little Theater, Bova Productions, and Hello Friends Productions.


Tom’s favorite shows include:  Godspell, Man of La Mancha, My Fair Lady, The Mermaid Theater’s Cole, Christmas Is…., Side by Side by Sondheim, The Fantasticks, The Music Goes On (Revue), and Young Frankenstein.


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