Mark Steven Schmidt, the man with the “powerhouse voice” that brings out the honest meaning in every song. Mark will take you on a journey through time and music, creating a “must-see show” for the ages! Ignite the night with passionate Broadway hits that will leave you breathless and travel back with sultry jazz standards. Sit back and relax as the two genres are effortlessly blended to create a unique experience for you listening pleasure.
Mark has over 30 years of experience as a performer and vocal teacher. His favorite styles to perform are Musical Theater, Jazz Standards and Opera. His performances have taken him from New York to Canada, through Switzerland and Italy. He continues to perform as a leading singer in concert venues in the United States and Internationally.
In Musical Theater, his leading roles have included Singing in the Rain, Camelot, Carousel, West Side Story, Oklahoma, South Pacific and Fiddler on the Roof. Mark’s operatic credits include leading roles in Madama Butterfly, Pagliacci, La Traviata, Tosca, Die Fledermaus, Il Trovatore, Amahl, The Toy Shop, The Magic Flute, The Little Thieves of Bethlehem, Kill Bear Comes Home, Acis and Galatea, and Rigoletto. Additionally, Mark has performed extensively in oratorio as the tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, Rossini's Stabat Mater, Mendelsohn's Elijah and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
Mark holds a Bachelors from the Eastman School of Music, with a double degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education, along with a Masters from Binghamton University in vocal performance and opera. Mark was also an Artist in Residence for 3 years with the Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton, NY.
THREE TICKET TYPES
1. General Admission: Best seats in the house
2. VIP Meet & Greet: Join other VIPs and chat with the performing artist at end of the show in a breakout room
3. Backstage Pass: Includes Meet & Greet and additional time after in performing artist’s backstage
YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK IN THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL AFTER YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKET.
TIME OF SHOW:
London 1:30 am+1
N.Y.C. 830: pm
Chicago 7:30 pm
Denver 6:30 pm
L.A. 5:30 pm
GET INTO THE ACT AND HAVE EVEN MORE FUN:
The performing artists will see all of you, so give them a great show... put on your cameras, dress up, and be ready with snacks and drinks.
This exciting and unique performance will allow you, the audience, to participate by affecting the performance with your appearance and reactions. The virtual nightclub experience will be as powerful in your mind as an action-packed movie or a well-written novel with entertainment value. With our high-quality production, you will be transported to a nightclub experience. We want you to take part in this exciting, new platform and participate and 'get into character' as a good audience should. Let us show you how.
Download the latest version of Zoom at their download center https://zoom.us/download
Go to https://metropolitanzoom.com/audience to learn more about good audience-ship, please watch the instructions on:
Accessing the show at showtime
Rules of conduct
Suggestions to get into the act and optimize your experience
Snack and drink suggestions
Sound and lighting on your end
Full video recording disclaimer
Go to https://metropolitanzoom.com/audience to learn more about getting into the act.
VIRTUAL DOORS OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE SHOW: PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. WE HAVE PRE-SHOW ENTERTAINMENT AND A RECEPTIONIST WAITING TO GREET YOU.
*** VIP AND BACKSTAGE PASS HOLDERS
Please wait until after the end of the show to be brought into the VIP room. You will be asked if you want to join it and you must click on YES to access the VIP Room. Once you’ve entered, please UNMUTE your microphone so you can interact with the performing artists. It is very important that when you sign into Zoom, that you make sure your name is correct on the Zoom screen. Sometimes, people enter the zoom room as "Joe's iPhone" or "Jane's Ipad." We will not be able to separate you from the crowd unless your name is correct and we can identify you. To update your name on the screen, mouse over your name on the participant list and Click to RENAME yourself correctly. We cannot be held responsible if you were left out of the VIP Meet & Greet if it's not clear to us who you are. Thank you for your assistance in advance.