NEW HOLLAND — Garden Spot Village invites the public to celebrate the music of America when the Servant Stage Company presents “Yankee Doodle Dandy” July 3 and 11. Both shows begin at 7 p.m. in the community chapel.
“The Servant Stage programs are becoming very popular here at Garden Spot Village. We invite our neighbors from throughout Eastern Lancaster County to get in the Fourth of July spirit and celebrate America’s history, culture and traditions through music,” said Colleen Musselman, director of life enrichment at the retirement community.
The concert is a patriotic tribute to America’s music, including Broadway and barbershop, standards and swing, gospel spirituals and more. It was directed by Wally Calderon, Lancaster, and musical director is Johnathan Bauer, Strasburg. The cast includes Bauer, Bryson Buffington II, Paul Marini, Sheldon Markel, Kat Prickett, Sarah Poague, Danielle Poznanovic, and 12-year-old Bradley Myer.
Servant Stage Co. began as a group of professional performers and young music students who rehearsed at Garden Spot Village and performed for residents there. Today, they are a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the community with outstanding musical and theatrical performances, making the arts accessible to all. They have performed at Sight and Sound Theatres, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Cavod Academy, Fulton Opera House and other venues.
Garden Spot Village, is located at 433 S. Kinzer Ave. The concerts are free and open to the public. Donations to benefit Servant Stage Company will be accepted at the door.
For more information, call 717-355-6000 or visit www.gardenspotvillage.org/events/.