Broadway Meets the Beach


Performances by Broadway Stars from Rock of Ages, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, South Pacific, Wicked, Once on This Island, Little Mermaid, A Bronx Tale, Chicago & More! 

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ, JULY 9,  2019 – The Borough of Seaside Heights, NJ, and Quick Chek have once again partnered with event organizers Joseph Brunetti and Dee Pellegrino to present “Broadway Meets the Beach”, to be held on Monday, July 22, Monday, August 5, and Monday, August 19th.   Beginning at 6pm on the famed Seaside Heights Boardwalk, the family-friendly concerts are FREE and open to the public and will feature performances by cast members of Broadway’s biggest hit shows.  See the stars of Broadway perform a selection of their favorite songs.

“Broadway Meets the Beach is back and better than ever”!  Said organizers Joseph Brunetti & Dee Pellegrino.  “This year we have packed each evening with some of the most amazing talent to ever hit the Broadway Stage.  In addition to the Broadway Talent, we have added Gary Borstelmann, known as The Amazing Sladek, America’s Oldest Dare Devil Acrobat, and singing his father’s greatest hits, Art Garfunkel Jr. will join us on the Franklin Ave Stage.”   The Broadway Meets the Beach Series is part of the summer season in Seaside Heights, filled with family-friendly events, concerts, movies on the beach, festivals and more!”

Joseph Brunetti, creator of the event said:  “This year my lifelong friend and Tony Award winning Composer, Stephen Flaherty,  will join us and perform some of his favorite songs from his award winning plays such as Suessical, Ragtime, Rocky, Anastasia, and Once on this Island.   So tell your friends and come join us on the Classic American Boardwalk in Seaside Heights, where BROADWAY MEETS THE BEACH!”

Mayor Tony Vaz, a huge fan of Broadway and a huge supporter of Broadway Meets the Beach said, “Last year I was blown away at the level of talent that came to our Boardwalk.  We knew immediately this was going to be a huge success, and couldn’t wait for it to come back.  These are the types of Free events that the Borough of Seaside Heights is dedicated to supporting and providing for all to enjoy”!

The Schedule is as follows:

Monday, July 22nd 

Rock of Ages
​6pm  Franklin Ave. Stage

Monday, August 5th  ​

John Cudia, (Star of Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, South Pacific)
Josh LeRose & Theresa Carlomagno Opera Singers
Mia Williamson, (Star of Once on this Island & performing songs from Anastasia, Little Mermaid)
Ted Brunetti, (Star of A Bronx Tale, Anastasia)
Stephen Flaherty, Tony Award Winning, Grammy Nominated, Academy Award Nominated, composer of Suessical, Ragtime, Rocky, Anastasia, Once on This Island, and many more.
​6 PM  Franklin Ave. Stage

Monday, August 19th

​Jim Borstelmann, Star of Chicago, The Producers
Lucia Giannetta, A Bronx Tale, Funny Girl
Josh LeRose & Theresa Carlomagno Opera Singers
Art Garfunkel, Jr., Singing his father’s hits from Simon & Garfunkel
Gary Borstelmann, The Amazing Sladek, America’s Oldest Daredevil Acrobat
6 PM  Franklin  Ave. Stage

Guests will have an opportunity to meet the performers, take photos and get autographs after each show.

Sponsorship Opportunities available.

Contact: Dee Pellegrino at 732-539-8273 or email


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