The American Music Theatre is a 1,600 seat Lancaster theatre that boasts 300+ live performance each year mixing original musical productions like their current show Broadway: Now & Forever with some of the top touring celebrity acts in the country such as upcoming headliners Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, and Loretta Lynn, and Michael McDonald. These performances achieve AMT’s ongoing mission to create an extraordinary, immersive, live entertainment experience.
Andrea McCormick is the theatre’s artistic director and creator of Broadway: Now & Forever, which runs through mid-October. Ric Zimmerman is a performer who has worked with the theatre for over a decade, and is a vocalist in the current show. Andrea and Ric graciously took time out of their busy schedules to chat about the show, the history of the American Music Theatre, and their own personal experiences working in the performing arts.
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Mickel Time with Mike McMonagle
Along with being an accomplished local musician, Mike McMonagle is also responsible for booking live music events at Tellus360, a Lancaster business that brings environmentally sustainable solutions to all aspects of living.
- Series 42 presents JP Harris and Joe Fletcher, Thursday June 13 @ 9:30 pm at the Lancaster Dispensing Company (DipCo), 33-35 N. Market St., Lancaster.
- Chestnut Hill Cafe presents Matt Wheeler, Sunday, June 16 @ 3 pm at 532 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster. FREE
- Chameleon Club presents Why? and Sarah Jaffee, Friday, June 21 @ 7 pm at 223 N. Water St., Lancaster. $12-$14 TICKETS
- The Fridge presents Music Mondays with the Scott Pemberton Trio, Monday, June 24 @ 6:30 pm at 534 N. Mulberry St., Lancaster. $15
Other Upcoming Events
- Ephrata Performing Arts Center (EPAC) presents Brighton Beach Memoirs opening Thursday, June 13 @ 7:30 pm (through June 29) at the Sharadin Bigler Theater, 320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata. TICKETS
- Hans Herr House and Wood Stove House presents Music in the Orchard with Sopa Sol and Christopher Mark Jones, Saturday, June 15 @ 6 pm at 1849 Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street. $5/kids under 12 FREE
- Millersville Four Corners Festival presents Outdoor One Act Comedies, Sunday, June 16 at 7:30 pm, on the Millersville campus at the Swan Pond, South George Street, Millersville.
LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE: