Professional Irish singer and Broadway veteran David Shannon blends the unique sounds of his heritage with the Broadway standards of his career in a unique concert at the Harris Center for the Arts this Sunday, Nov. 19 and it’s not too late to get your ticket and support the Folsom Concert Association.
Shannon grew up in Ireland and has been singing professionally for more than 25 years. He is renowned for his engaging performance style, charming personality and an ability to cross multiple musical genres.
He has played the leading roles in some of Broadway’s famous musicals, includingincluding The Phantom (“The Phantom of the Opera”), Valjean (“Les Miserables”), Miss Trunchbull (“Matilda”), the titular role in “Sweeney Todd,” Jesus and Judas (“Jesus Christ Superstar”), Chris (“Miss Saigon”) and, most recently, Kevin T in the original London Company production of “Come From Away.” Shannon was nominated for best actor at the Olivier’s for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Beautiful Game.”
The concert features a combination of Irish music and Broadway hits, including, but not lmited to, “Galway Girl,” “Molly Malone,” “Bring Him Home,” “Danny Boy,” “Falling Slowly” and many more.
The show is presented by Folsom Concert Association and Live On Stage Inc. at 2 p.m. at the Harris Center at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. For tickets visit folsomconcertassociation.org/irelands-greatest-showman or call (916) 608-6888.