Broadway musicals coming to Good Shepherd Church

Matt Johnson of Trumbull and Catherine McElaney of Stratford will sing selections from Broadway during a benefit concert Saturday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 466 Elm St., Monroe.

Tenor Johnson, a Trumbull High School graduate, has been lead actor in several Trumbull High School plays, local theater and TYA productions. He also performed operatic roles in Lenox, Mass., and at Western Connecticut State University, and recently sang an operatic role in Peter Grimes at The Barn in Madison.

McElaney, a soprano, is a Stratford resident and performed in productions in the Hartford area. She performed the lead in Annie and The Secret Garden for Manchester Musical Players, sang background for a Nickelodeon commercial and is currently a student at Montclair State University in New Jersey, studying theater arts.

They will perform under the direction of Victor Johnson, organist and choir director of Good Shepherd. He is also a Trumbull resident.

There will be a free will donation; light refreshments will follow the concert.