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Welcome to the Pocono Mountains Music Festival Press Page.

Please submit any press inquiries to info@poconofest.org.

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Below, find our list of events and brief descriptions for all of this season’s events.

Pre-Festival Friend-Raiser
Saturday, June 17, 7:00 PM | Buck Hill Falls, Tennis Tea
This year we are offering our pre-festival friend-raiser with a special performance by international artist and Tony nominee Karen Akers, who will present a classic cabaret evening.

Tasting the Festival Lawn Parties
Friday, July 28, 2017, 5:30 PM | Pocono Mountains East High School
Saturday, July 29, 2017, 5:30 PM | Pocono Mountain East High School
Saturday, August 5, 5:30 PM | Stroudsburg High School

Our festival lawn parties invite the community to join together to celebrate the PMMF with lawn games, live music, and great food from local food trucks including Dia Doce, Aiol, Chartwells, and Wandering Chef.

BROADWAY – The Music Man in Concert
Friday, July 28, 2017 | 7:30pm | Pocono Mountain East High School

A full professional Broadway orchestra joins guest artists to perform a concert version of the Broadway classic, The Music Man. Starring Santino Fontana (Frozen, The Movie, Cinderella) and Jessica Fontana (Baby It’s You, Cinderella). Directed by TransportGroup’s Artistic Director Jack Cummings, III.
Join us from 5:30-7:30 PM for an on-site, pre-performance outdoor dinner.

OPERA & CHORAL – The National Chorale
Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 7:30pm | Pocono Mountain East High School
“The National Chorale’s singing was the special glory of the performance!” – The New York Times

The National Chorale is the only professional choral organization to establish and maintain an annual choral-orchestral series in a major New York City concert hall—for 48 years at Lincoln Center—with additional concerts at Carnegie Hall. Performing choral works from Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
Join us from 5:30-7:30 for an on-site, pre-performance outdoor dinner.

CABARET- Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway in “Sibling Revelry”
Sunday, July 30, 2017 | 6:30pm | Skytop Lodge
Platinum Award winning songwriter and Jazz legend Ann Hampton Callaway and Tony Award winning Broadway sensation Liz Callaway perform old favorites and new discoveries in an intimate cabaret setting.

CHAMBER – Classical Jam Chamber Ensemble
Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 7:30pm | Tennis Tea at Buck Hill Falls
Classical Jam is a collaborative chamber ensemble that is known for its engaging, lively, and high-caliber performances to diverse audiences. Founded by Wendy Law, teaching artist at the New York Philharmonic.

NEW WORKS – Danny and the Rocket (in collaboration with NYU Tisch School of the Art’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program)
Friday, August 4, 2016 | 7:30pm | Smith-McFarland Theater at East Stroudsburg University
Danny and the Rocket is a New Musical Theater Work by Casey O’Neil and Marella Martin Koch. Presented in collaboration with NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts- Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

POP MUSIC – The Doo Wop Project
Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 7:30pm | Stroudsburg High School
Featuring current and former stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical,, the Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate—and in some cases entirely reimagine—some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history.

EDUCATION – Music Fest Performing Arts Camp Showcase
Sunday, August 6, 2017 | 6:30pm | Pocono Mountain East High School
At the end of a two week intensive program for aspiring artists, the Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Camp students will present their newly honed talents in a showcase directed and produced by industry professionals.