(Atlantic City, N.J.) Join the Schultz-Hill Foundation for an evening to remember to support the arts in Atlantic County at An Evening with Melissa Manchester featuring the Bay Atlantic Symphony. The fundraising concert will take place on Friday, August 5, at 8:30 p.m. in the Superstar Theater at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Proceeds will benefit the Schultz-Hill Foundation, whose mission is to provide music and arts education programs for students and seniors in greater Atlantic City.
Melissa is celebrating nearly 50 years in music, film, theatre and television. An acclaimed songwriter, her musical pop standards have stood the test of time. Melissa won a Grammy in 1982 for “You Should Hear How She Talks About You” and is known for her diversity of musical styles with hits like “Midnight Blue,” “Don’t Cry Out Loud” and “Whenever I Call You Friend.” She has starred in the national touring companies of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Music of the Night” and “Song and Dance” and she played the title character’s mother on NBC TV’s hit series “Blossom.” Melissa was inducted into the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame in 2021.
Performing with Melissa will be the Bay Atlantic Symphony under the direction of Maestro Jed Gaylin. The Symphony is a performance and education organization with its artistic vision driven by the philosophy that music is essential to life. It provides access to excellence in performance and music education that enhances the musicians, presenters, participants and community.
Tickets for the event include limited $175-per-person VIP tickets with preferred seating and a post-show “meet and greet” champagne/dessert reception with Melissa Manchester. VIP tickets may be purchased online at www.schultz-hill.org. Tickets for general ($35) and preferred seating ($50) are available through Ticketmaster or at the Resorts box office.
The Schultz-Hill Foundation organizes one benefit performance annually to support their year-long arts outreach programs. Resorts Casino Hotel is a presenting sponsor for the event. Honorary Chairs of the event’s “Celebrity Committee” are Resorts President Mark Giannantonio and Mrs. Susan Giannantonio. Other event sponsorships are available, starting at $500.
The nonprofit 501(c)3 Schultz-Hill Foundation supports the arts, history and education throughout South Jersey. Programs include the Dina Scholarships, Senior Music Series, Summer Theater Program with the Atlantic City Theater Summer Youth Camps, and an Arts Outreach collaborative with the Bay Atlantic Symphony and students in the Atlantic City region.
For additional information, please contact the Schultz-Hill Foundation or visit www.schultz-hill.org.