Beloved Glee star Matthew Morrison will be coming to Cape Ann this summer for Rockport Music’s charity fundraiser
On Saturday, August 3, Rockport Music’s Summer Gala will feature Broadway and TV star Matthew Morrison, renowned for his role as Mr. Schuester on award-winning TV show Glee, performing Broadway favorites and American Songbook at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music’s Education and Outreach Program will take center stage at the fundraiser as Rockport High School students join Morrison in singing Broadway medleys. Following the performance, guests will enjoy a celebratory dinner under the stars at the beautiful Millbrook Meadow.
A Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominee, actor-singer-dancer Matthew Morrison is recognized worldwide for his roles on-screen and on the Broadway stage. He is most known for his endearing role as Mr. Schuester on the explosively successful TV show Glee, which received Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series—Comedy or Musical in both 2010 and 2011. He has also had tremendous success as a recurring guest star on Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Wife. On the big screen, Morrison has starred in What to Expect When You’re Expecting alongside Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, and Dennis Quaid.
Morrison made his Broadway debut in Footloose, but theater-lovers will also remember him as heartthrob Link Larkin in the hit musical Hairspray. His other Broadway accolades include South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza, and 10 Million Miles. Currently, Morrison is part of the panel for The Greatest Dancer, a new dance competition series on BBC One.
The Gala concert begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the reception. Gala tickets start at $750. For more details, visit https://rockportmusic.org/2019-summer-gala/