Mustard Seed will host its first ever Cabaret Fundraiser featuring St. Louis native and award-winning New York Cabaret artist Angela Shultz. “Lift Us Up” will feature classic Broadway and Great American Songbook tunes with Angela’s trademark splashes of humor and sass. She will be accompanied by Joe Schoen, who was the musical director for MST’s All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 and Godspell.
The show will be Saturday, April 21st, with a pre-show reception at 6 pm and the Cabaret at 7 pm, followed by a meet-and-greet with Angela. All proceeds from this performance will go to the Mustard Seed Theatre “We Need a Lift” fund. The performance will be located at the Fontbonne University Fine Arts Theatre Black Box on the campus of Fontbonne University in Clayton.
Angela Shultz is a MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award winner and musical theatre artist who has appeared in clubs across NYC and toured the country as Alice Beane in Titanic. She has worked in many NYC productions including Assassins (Sara Jane Moore at 5th Floor Productions), This Very Moment (Stomping Ground Theatre), Making God and Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Midtown Int’l Festival), A Casual Gathering (Andrea – Theatre for the New City). She also has many regional and St. Louis credits including Closer Than Ever (Avalon Theatre and St. Bart’s Players), Titanic (Alice Beane) and Sunset Blvd (Rev Mo) at Ocean Professional Theatre and Company (Marta), Bat Boy (Ruthie/Ned) and others for New Line Theatre. Angela holds an MA in Theatre Education from Fontbonne University and a Bachelor of Music from Missouri Baptist. She has taught in both schools, as well as NYC’s Professional Performing Arts School, Stages St. Louis and Jefferson College. Most recently, Angela is the co-founder with Melissa Harlow of Stomping Ground Theatre – a non-profit theatre company in Manhattan – where she directed Steel Magnolias and co-produced Not Another Christmas Letter(featuring a Broadway cast) and the reading of the new musical Strike.
Ticket prices are $50.00 for General Admission.