Ocean City Pops 2019

 
 
Tickets for all shows in the 2019 Ocean City Pops season will go on sale at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 25.
 
Now in its 91st season, the orchestra will share the stage this summer with a wide array of musical talents. The lineup promises something for everybody.
 
Tickets will be available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, by calling 609-399-6111, or in-person at the City Hall Welcome Center, the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway and at the Ocean City Music Pier Box Office on weekends (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
 
The schedule includes: 
 
JUNE
 
Saturday, June 22nd - Preseason Concert
The Philadelphia Wind Symphony will present a program of Firsts and Favorites.  The concert’s first half will feature the thrilling music of Lord of the Rings by Johann De Meij and the recently composed Love Among the Ruins by James Syler.  Mr. Syler’s hauntingly beautiful work showcases viola soloist Geraldine Rice.  The program’s second half will feature the ensemble in patriotic and Broadway favorites.  This concert is presented by the Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. but will not include Ocean City Pops musicians.  7:30pm  Tickets $20
 
 
JULY
 
3  Wednesday 
Opening Night!  A Star-Spangled Spectacular!  Come join Maestro Vince Lee and the Ocean City POPS as we celebrate the birth of our nation. Enjoy heart-warming favorites, patriotic classics and a grand salute to our troops as we kick off our 2019 season!  7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
 
7  Sunday
From Jersey to Broadway. After dreaming of a career on Broadway as a teenager in New Jersey, Eryn LeCroy saw those dreams come true when she made her November debut as Christine in Broadway's longest-running show, Phantom of the Opera. This versatile rising star makes her POPS debut with Maestro Vince Lee performing music from Andrew Lloyd Webber, classic features by Rodgers & Hammerstein and much more!  7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
 
9  Tuesday,  10  Wednesday,  11  Thursday and  12  Friday
Mamma Mia - Broadway Musical   Put on your platform shoes, your feather boas and get ready for one of the most popular musicals of all time, Mamma Mia! The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. This sensational production contains ABBA's greatest hits, including Super Trouper, Lay All Your Love On Me, Dancing Queen, Waterloo and more!  Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th Street and Atlantic Avenue.  7:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 2pm  Thursday - Tickets  $30 Adult/$25 (Children 12 and under)
 
14  Sunday
Patina Miller  The Tony-award winning actress, currently starring on the CBS hit drama series Madam Secretary, has a resume that encompasses Broadway, TV, film and music. Miller is most famously known for her lead role in the 2012-2013 Broadway revival of Pippin, in which Patina earned the Tony award.  She received a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut as the lead in the stage adaptation of Sister Act. 7:30pm  Tickets $55/50/45
 
21  Sunday
You Can Dance If You Want To  A celebration of dance and the music that makes you dance. Classical, jazz, film, and theatre favorites from past and present. Dancing in your seats and in the aisles is encouraged!  
7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
24  Wednesday
Broadway By Request  is a unique evening of musical theatre entertainment, spanning eight decades of music from the Broadway stage. The show encompasses virtually every genre and style of musical theatre from the classic songs of Jerome Kern, Lerner and Loewe and Rodgers and Hammerstein to today’s Broadway blockbusters such as Wicked, Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, and Spring Awakening. BBR is completely spontaneous and no two shows are alike!  This concert is presented by the Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. but will not include Ocean City Pops musicians.
7:30 PM Tickets $20                                                                                                                              
 
28  Sunday  
The British are Coming  The POPS will ‘travel’ across the pond to the United Kingdom for an evening that puts the spotlight on British composers, musicians and culture.  The 'bloody brilliant' sound of the POPS will soar with the pomp and circumstance of the royal weddings, with the songs of Elton John, the Beatles and Andrew Lloyd Webber and with classical composers such as Ralph Vaughn Williams and Gustav Holst.  Joining the POPS will be The Brandywine Singers, Chester County’s premier vocal ensemble. 
7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
 
 
AUGUST
 
4  Sunday
JERSEY BOYS & GIRLS  Celebrate New Jersey's musical legends with a concert extravaganza honoring the iconic artists from the Garden State: Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, Frankie Valli, Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Lesley Gore, and more. Expect such hits as That's Life!, My Eyes Adored You, My Way, Alfie, What the World Needs Now, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, I Will Always Love You and more. 7:30pm  Tickets $30/25
 
6  Tuesday,  7  Wednesday,  8  Thursday  and  9  Friday
Broadway Show Newsies  Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, the leader of a band of teenaged "newsies" who rally against unfair conditions.  Inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman. Featuring the now classic songs Carrying the Banner, Seize the Day and Santa FeNewsies is perfect for the whole family and every audience.  Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th  Street and Atlantic Avenue . 7:30pm  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday   2pm  Thursday. Tickets $30 Adults /$25 (Children 12 and Under)
 
11  Sunday
Katherine Jenkins  Cherished as one of Britain’s all-time favorite singers, last year Katherine was officially crowned The No.1 selling ‘Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years’ by Classic FM, and she made chart history when her last album, Celebration, became her 12th UK Classical No.1 album in 12 years. These record-breaking achievements cemented Katherine’s position as the world’s most prolific artist in UK Classical chart history.  7:30pm  Tickets $75/65/55/40
 
18 Sunday
Movie Night in Ocean City. The Ocean City POPS celebrates the musical legacy of the silver screen with Maestro Vince Lee. Come hear blockbuster favorites from John Williams (Star Wars, Harry Potter) along with Oscar-winning classics (Forrest Gump, Doctor Zhivago) and even some classical music favorites made famous on the big screen. Maestro Lee makes his piano debut with the Ocean City POPS
7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
 
21  Wednesday  
Cheyenne Jackson  Grammy nominated Cheyenne Jackson is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter. He was most recently seen in FX’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse, and can be seen next in Disney's Descendants 3, coming in 2019.  A veteran of the theatre, he has performed in The Most Happy Fella, The Performers, Finian’s Rainbow, Xanadu, All Shook Up, Aida and Thoroughly Modern Millie.                                     7:30pm  Tickets $40/35
 
 
25  Sunday
Bon Voyage!  Sit back, relax, and let the Ocean City POPS take you on a trip around the world through a variety of great music. Featuring special guest soloist and world-class bandoneon vittuoso, Julien Labro.   7:30pm Tickets $25/20
 
28  Wednesday
A Salute to the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion   Join us as the Ocean City POPS celebrates the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Rousing works celebrating our country by Morton Gould, Aaron Copland, Leroy Anderson and Irving Berlin among others.  7:30pm Tickets $20/15
 
 
SEPTEMBER
 
1  Sunday
A STAR IS BORN: THE CONCERT  Three legendary icons plus three beloved motion pictures plus three best-selling soundtrack albums equals one epic concert celebration.  Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Lady Gaga each stole our hearts with A Star is Born. Now a trio of Broadway/cabaret's best voices join forces to celebrate the music from all three iconic film versions of A Star is Born featuring The Man That Got Away, Shallow and the Academy Award-winning Evergreen.  7:30pm tickets $35/25                                                                                                            
 
4  Wednesday
Here She Is -Former Miss America’s in Concert  The Ocean City POPS celebrates one of the Jersey Shore’s greatest traditions as former Miss Americas join the POPS in a concert featuring a musical journey through Broadway, pop, and opera.  Miss America 2002 - Katie Harman Ebner and Miss America 2012 - Laura Kaeppeler will step off the iconic pageant runway and onto the Music Pier stage as our special guest vocalists.  These former Miss America’s have been recognized around the world for their vocal achievements.               7:30pm  Tickets $30/20
 
7  Saturday
LaKisha Jones in Queens of Rock and Soul  Join American Idol finalist LaKisha Jones in a celebration of the  great ladies of soul from Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, the legendary Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston.  A frequent soloist with symphonies around the world, Ms. Jones has performed as a guest soloist with the National Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Utah Symphony and Opera, Winnipeg Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, Jacksonville Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Reno Philharmonic and more! 7:30pm Tickets $30/25
 
11  Wednesday
Symphony Night at the POPS. Cody Austin and the world-class musicians of the Ocean City POPS are the stars of the show. The orchestra will be at its virtuosic best as Maestro Vince Lee leads some of the greatest and most-beloved music in history, featuring favorites such as Beethoven's powerful Fifth Symphony and selections from Wagner's operatic Ring Cycle. It's a thrilling evening you won't want to miss! 7:30pm  Tickets $25/20
 
14  Saturday
Bill Scheible Returns to conduct a program featuring the most recent winners of the Weil competition at the Music Pier joined by spectacular voices of past seasons. 7:30pm  Tickets $20/15