David Stoddard, noted lyricist and composer, will perform a special concert at The Watertown Players Theater on Sunday, July 16, at 7:00 pm. The theater is located within The Market, 210 S Water St, Watertown. Tickets for this one night only event are $24 and will be available at Piggly Wiggly and on-line at brownpapertickets.com beginning June 29.
Stoddard is a Green Bay native but spent many years living in Beaver Dam where he began a career in songwriting. His compositions have brought top songwriting honors from across the US, including folk festivals in Tucson, South Florida, Minnesota, and the venerable Kerrville Folk Festival in Kerrville, Texas. He has also performed at Wisconsin’s largest folk festivals, including Madison, Green Bay, Shawano, and the Great River Folk Festival in LaCrosse. Stoddard also has ties to Watertown as a former member of the 1st Congregational UCC. He has composed hundreds of songs for his own live performances and recordings and for musicals performed by the Hilltop Players of the 1st Congregational UCC in collaboration with Steve & Dee Savides. Stoddard is currently enjoying a multi-faceted musical career as a songwriter, touring sideman, educator, DJ, and promoter of independent music. He tours throughout the US and Canada.
Many exciting productions are being planned at The Watertown Players Theater for the remainder of the year. Next up in the season is “Getting to Know Oklahoma!” as presented by the Watertown Players Youth Theatre Workshop on August 4, 5, and 6. For more information, call the Watertown Players at (920)306-4364 or visit watertownplayers.org or follow the group on Facebook.