Tour Schedule
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April 2, 2022 - Opening Night at the
Franklin Opera House, Franklin, NH
April 23,202 - Newport Opera House, Newport, NH
May 14, 2022 -
Littleton Opera House, Littleton, NH
June 12, 2022 -
REX Theater, Manchester, NH

More dates coming soon! Stay informed HERE.

 

"A show like none other."

Man on the hill is a one-man, two-act fable-opus. Often referred to as a mini rock-opera, this musical performace combines a captivating story with music, songs, humor, and audience participation. A must see.

"Best solo performance I have ever seen."

Enjoy a variety of musical styles. From ballads to rock and smooth jazz to country, your ears will never tire of the cascade of sounds and song throughout the night.

"Kept me wondering right to the very end"

 

Step into the world of an old man's life as he walks you through his loves, loses, hardships, victories, and celebrations. Each turning point or major event gets reflected in the next song. Thoughtful and intriguing.

"Very relatable. Really touched my heart."

Every part of the story is relatable and touching. Let yourself go and get emmersed in his world. Your heart will be warmed and your soul will be touched. 

Gallery:

John Stanley Shelley
John Stanley Shelley

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Old Man
Old Man

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Pitman's Rehearsal
Pitman's Rehearsal

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John Stanley Shelley
John Stanley Shelley

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Synopsis:

"Man on the Hill is a fable-opus: a musical work that tells a story through narration and song. 

The main character is an old man sitting in his living room reflecting back on his life. As he shares his stories, each major event or turning point is punctuated with a song. Forever in a quest for love and living a simple life, he struggles with heartbreak, finds companionship with a dog, tries to find his place in a discordant society, meets his soul mate, and retires on a hillside near the ocean.

Just like the story is filled with twists and turns, the music is a journey as well. It's a delightful mix of folk, rock, jazz, country, and heartwarming ballads. Your ears, your mind, and your heart will be enriched when you treat yourself to seeing "The Man on the Hill."

Tour Schedule:

Tour to (re)start in April 2022

Unfortunately, Covid-19 brought this tour to an abrupt stop. Just one show in February, 2020 before everything got cancelled. :(

The exciting news is that I have put together a six piece band to bring the show to a whole new level. Look for us at a New Hampshire theater or performing arts center near you in 2022! Everything the original show was and more...

 

First show is now scheduled for April 2, 2020 at the Franklin Opera House! 

Sign up here and I will let you know when other shows get booked.

Are you a promoter and want to book the show? Contact me here.

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