July 1, 2022

Todd Ellison and Friends – Bringing Broadway to Connecticut Tonight

Todd Ellison, Broadway Musical Director

Todd Ellison, Broadway Musical Director,Lyme resident, and Essex native son, will be joined by friends from New York City to provide an exciting evening of entertainment on Monday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Valley Regional High School Theater in Deep River, CT.  After spending several years as the Musical Director and Vocal Arranger for Spamalot, Todd is currently Musical Director/Conductor for the ward winning musical La Cage Aux Folles.

Scheduled to appear with him are Jonathan Freeman who was the voice of Jafar in the Disney movie Aladdin and is now in Mary Poppins, Chester native Peter Lockyer who is currently in South Pacific and played Marius in Les Miserables, Mary Testa who was in On the Town and 42nd Street, and Dominique Plaisant of Broadway’s The Wild Party and Lestat. Also joining will be Deep River native, Ryan Driscoll –The Summer of ’42.

These outstanding Broadway performers are generously donating their talents to benefit three of Todd’s favorite causes: the Region 4 Education Foundation, the Lyme Public Hall Assn. Inc. (in honor of the late Elizabeth
Putnam), and Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore.

General admission tickets are $30 presale and $35 at the door. Tickets can be obtained at H.L Reynolds (Jane’s) Store in Lyme, the Bowerbird in Old Lyme, Grillo’s Package Store in Centerbrook, Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore, 25 Middlesex Tpke in Essex, and Valley Regional High School in Deep River. For information call 860 767-1202. The show is sure to sell out so get your tickets now.