November 2013 NewsFlash

Unique Mash-up of String Quartet and Boy Band Hits Milford

Well-Strung to Perform at Milford Theatre Saturday, November 16th

New York City-based singing string quartet, Well-Strung, will perform at the historic Milford Theatre on Saturday, November 16th at 8pm. Heralded as “the hottest things with a bow since Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games,” by the New York Daily News, this modern-day boy band will perform the classics by Mozart and Vivaldi, as well as pop hits by Ke$ha, Adele and others, but with their very own spin. Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets for the performance are $30.00 in advance and can be purchased on online ( or at Phoenix East, located at 322 Broad Street in Milford. Day of show, tickets are $35.00 and can be bought at the Milford Theater box office, located at 114 East Catharine Street in Milford. All tickets are general admission.

“We are very fortunate to be able to bring this high-quality act to our community,” remarked Jerry Beaver, owner of the Historic Milford Theater. “This group of talented guys are young, intelligent and they manage to bring something new to the music scene; a mix of classical with what’s trending and hot on the music charts. These guys are just amazing.”

Recently featured on ABC, the all-male singing string quartet Well-Strung features classical musicians who put their own spin on the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Rihanna, Adele Lady Gaga, and more. Their debut show sold-out Joe’s Pub on May 1st, 2012 in New York after being workshopped at Ars Nova NYC in February.

“✭✭✭✭ Four Stars! Overall Well-Strung are hugely talented and entertaining performers who present something a little bit different. They enjoyed a very warm reception from their first British audience last night, and we hope it’s not too long before the boys make a return visit.” - Entertainment Focus

Well-Strung stars first violinist Edmund Bagnell, second violinist Christopher Marchant, cellist Daniel Shevlin and violist Trevor Wadleigh. Well-Strung’s debut show is directed and co-written by Donna Drake and playing all summer in Provincetown, MA at The Art House. The quartet was formed by producer/manager Mark Cortale and Christopher Marchant.

The Historic Milford Theater, located at 114 East Catharine Street in the heart of Milford’s historic district, first opened its doors in the early 1900’s and was home to many in the vaudeville circuit. Built for theatrical performances, the Theater hosted many performers post-vaudville era, including the traveling theater groups that performed all over the Poconos and the Catskills – Summer Stock. Shortly thereafter it was home to film and many new, old and indie movies were shown. Currently, the Theater is a multi-cultural venue for films including the Black Bear Film Festival; a wide range of music across all genres indicative of performances by Michael Patrick’s Ring of Fire Band, Terri Dixon’s performances of Patsy Cline and the various other artists that have crossed the stage; and theatrical productions such as the late October opening of The Little Shop of Horrors. This 300-seat theater is a cultural center built to enrich the lives of all those that live in and around the community with all forms of entertainment.

For more information about Well-Strung or the Milford Theatre, please visit

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