An intimate evening of music from legendary musicals by today's leading stars

Monday, August 7, 2023, 6:00 PM Concert. 

Tickets available  at the door. Cash Only.

Due to rain, we will be at
Harwood Union High School, 458 VT-100, Moretown

Back for another magical evening, some of Broadway's leading stars are heading up to the Green Mountains for a special outdoor concert event. Vermonter Merritt David Janes who performs regularly on Broadway and in national tours will bring his friends for “Broadway In Vermont” on Monday, August 7th at 6:00 PM.

Enjoy your favorite songs from unforgettable shows. The singers, accompanied by a live band, will perform songs intermingled with stories about their professional journeys. The event will be an intimate look at some of the most legendary musicals and life as a Broadway performer.  

Buy tickets in advance. If tickets are available at the event, only CASH will be accepted. We regret that there will be no food vendors at our rain location.

"Broadway In Vermont" is a registered trade name.

Merritt David Janes

Originally from Colchester Vermont,  Merritt is a graduate of the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City, and is an alumnus from the University of Maine (Class of '04 and 2012 recipient of the Spirit of Maine Alumni Achievement Award.)

Janes' professional career began playing the title role in the first Broadway National Tour of the Wedding Singer as Robbie Hart. He would then move immediately into his second Broadway National Tour in his second consecutive title role as the youngest actor ever to tour the part of the murderous barber Sweeney Todd.  Moving next into the role of the magical French candelabra, Lumiere as an original cast member of Disney's newest creative version of the Beauty and the Beast Broadway National Tour served as great contrast to both of his previous productions, as did the role of Lord Farquaad in the Broadway tour of Shrek which became an around the world adventure with an international run in Asia. He then played the role of Carl Hanratty chasing Frank Abagnale all over the country in the first Broadway Tour of  Catch Me If You Can. He was an original cast member in the 25th Anniversary Broadway Tour of Phantom of the Opera and has most recently finished the 1st National Tour and Broadway run of School of Rock as Dewey Finn. "As a Vermont native and former resident of the Mad River Valley, I couldn't be more thrilled to bring my dear friends, who represent the very best of Broadway, back home to perform with me at the beautiful Moose Meadow Lodge!"

Katie Travis

KATIE TRAVIS  is an award winning singer/actor who played Christine Daae over 700 times in The Phantom of The Opera throughout North America. Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera Regional: Cosette in Les Miserables at The MUNY, Fireside Theater, Liederkrantz Opera Theater. NYC Reading: Edme in Cheri with Natalie Dessay and Vanessa Williams. Katie has recently performed concerts with the Saginaw, Midland, El Paso and Mt Rainier Symphonies. She is a winner of the Lys Symonette award in the Lotte Lenya Competition and is currently an Adjunct Voice Professor in the School of Theater at Penn State University.

Elysia Jordan

Elysia opened the First National Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK The Musical (Mrs Hathaway, u/s Rosalie Mullins and Sheinkopf). Regional credits/concerts include: The Ogunquit Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, 54 Below, Lincoln Center Songbook Series, Feinstein's at The Nikko, MGM Grand Las Vegas. She graduated from Ithaca College (BFA Musical Theatre) and teaches kids around the world via Musical Theatre College Auditions (MTCA). Elysia's especially thrilled to be performing in VT, as she met her husband in Burlington, and got married here. Follow her at and on Instagram @LysieJordan.

Nathaniel Hackman

Nathaniel Hackman has performed on Broadway and in international tours of Oklahoma, On The Town, Les Miserables, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, and Beauty and the Beast. He has also performed with symphony orchestras and opera companies, including the Hong Kong Symphony, San Francisco Opera and Virginia Opera. He is currently starring in the Original Broadway Cast of Back To The Future.

Andy Peterson

Andy is an award-winning New York-based composer, musical director, arranger and orchestrator originally hailing from the Land Down Under. He holds a Bachelor of Music (Composition) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This year, he was most recently in China setting up shows for the opening of Universal Studios Beijing. Selected Musical Director/Arranger/Orchestrator credits: BROADWAY: Tootsie (Assoc. MD), My One And Only (Rehearsal Pianist - Roundabout) OFF-BROADWAY: Red Roses, Green Gold (Minetta Lane Theatre), Atomic (Theatre Row). NEW YORK/REGIONAL: More Than All The World (Theatre for the New City), Night Tide (NYMF), Shaken, Not Stirred (The Django), Thrill Me (Luna Stage), Grindr: The Opera (CMTF), Baby Fat (La Mama). INTERNATIONAL: Sinbad: The Musical (arranger/orchestrator for the Malaysian Tour), Kiss Me, Kate (conductor for the Chinese Tour), Bare (Sydney), Pippin (Sydney). Composer credits: Razorhurst (Sydney, New Jersey), Stalker: The Musical (New York, Chicago, Sydney), Make America Safe (won the Best Original Music award at the World X Short Film Festival in Rome). Check out my musical audio series:

Mike Preen

Mike Preen is a New York City-based bass player.  Originally from New Orleans, he currently lives in Jersey City.  Mike is a versatile bassist, switching effortlessly from upright to electric and fretless basses, covering any type of musical genre.  His musical inspiration came from his father, Brian Preen Sr., New Orleans drummer and bandleader of the Crescent City Big Band.  Preen also played with his brothers James (guitar) and Andrew (drums) in a power trio of rock, funk & blues.  The music of New Orleans is rich and rhythmic based, a fitting environment for a rhythm section player. Mike received his Masters degree in Jazz performance from New Jersey City University.  He has also toured throughout the United States and Canada with multiple national Broadway tours including Spring Awakening, Flashdance, and The Book Of Mormon.  He has toured with Base Hologram’s Buddy Holly/Roy Orbison Hologram tour.  Broadway subbing credits include Rock of Ages, Kinky Boots, Rocky, Getting The Band Back Together, Book Of Mormon, Fiddler on the Roof, and Donna Summer. Other passion projects include The Mike Preen Trio as well as New York City’s premier Van Halen Tribute Band. He is the bass player for Troy Ramey (The Voice) and DD Verni & The Cadillac Band (Overkill).

Raghav Mehrotra

Since the age of 3, Raghav has amazed all with his innate sense of rhythm and feel on the drums. After many countless hours of playing live music across genres with the local School of Rock program, he was fortunate to be hired as a principal character in Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-nominated School of Rock, the Musical on Broadway where he performed (acted, sang and played live drums) for over 500 shows in the span of 18 months. While at the musical, he had opportunities to perform including (but not limited to) at the Tony Awards, Good Morning America, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He returned to work with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber on the 30th Anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera and to support the American Theater Wing. Seeing his picture on a billboard in Times Square was probably among the proudest moments of his time on Broadway.

Raghav has since developed his unique voice on the drums through his musicality and creativity and has a dedicated following on social media where he posts short clips of what he is working on and inspires many others to create alongside him. He has been regularly collaborating with legendary bassist Doug Wimbish (Sugarhill Gang, Living Colour) and has played shows with him across the country. Raghav was recently back as a guest drummer sitting in with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers (2019, 2021, and 2022), and has been active in the drumming education community, conducting several lessons for Drumeo. He has been recognized as one of the Up & Coming Drummers in a recent Modern Drummer Reader’s poll and by many prominent musicians like Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Steve Smith, David Liebman, Questlove, AR Rahman, Jacob Collier, Ashton Irwin, and Lenny Kravitz.

Raghav currently endorses Sabian Cymbals, Ludwig Drums, Vic Firth Drumsticks, Sunhouse Electronics, and Shure Microphones.

Made Possible By


  • COVID Protocols: Masks are not required, but recommended.
  • Location: Harwood Union High School Auditorium, 458 VT Route 100, Moretown, VT 05676..
  • Time: Gates open at 5:00 PM. Do not come earlier than 5:00 pm. Concert begins at 6:00 PM and will last until approximately 8:00 PM. There will be a brief intermission.
  • Parking: Parking on site is limited. Carpooling is highly encouraged. 
  • Trash: Take everything you came with, including trash. There will be no public receptacles.
  • Assistance: If you require mobility assistance, notify the parking volunteers. A golf cart may be used to transport you to the event site.
  • Questions or Assistance: Contact us.


Please inform the volunteers onsite if you need assistance due to mobility issues.