"The Young Man of Broadway" is a premiere musical theatrical performer surely to enthrall audiences of all ages. Tom Horvath, a 26 year old tenor, has been performing for residential facilities, funerals, weddings, and senior clubs since the age of 14.
Tom always arrives in a 3-piece tuxedo. He believes it enhances the experience of a young man in a mature role. Accompanied by his own sound system, Tom performs an array of Broadway music, classical music, religious hymns, and softer Pop for audiences to enjoy. He also is available to perform requests if provided to him one month prior to the performance. Tom adds color to the show by introducing the songs with a professional and personal touch. He shares a vast knowledge of Broadway history and connects it to his repertoire in his performance.
Tom has performed throughout Chicago, New York, and now California! He has touched the souls of his audiences through his many heart-felt and energetic performances. From Tom’s deep baritone notes to rich tenor renditions and falsetto mastering his performance will enhance your special occasion making it a memorable and unique experience for you and your guests.
Tom Horvath is a native of Carol Stream, IL. Since the age of five, Tom has had the privilege of performing. He began his career doing radio commercials for Sears and can be heard in the advertisement for Life with Louis Pasta. He knew from the start that he wanted to perform for the rest of his life.
In his middle school years, Tom continued his passion for theatre and performing. At the young age of 12, Tom knew all of Michael Jackson’s choreography and wanted to perform it for an audience. He auditioned for the Carol Stream talent show and won the competition. It was there that Tom opened for Peter Noon’s Herman’s Hermits and performed in front of a crowd of about 1,000 people.
Yet, he did not stop his performing there. In Jay Stream Middle School, he played the leading role in Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and The Music Man. During this time, Tom began studying voice with Dr. Jennifer Fitch, who taught him musical theatre style and classical style and discovered that he is a theatrical Baritenor. It was from this that Tom began singing for all types of living facilities, women’s clubs, and shut-ins at the age of 14.
His first show at Glenbard North High School was Bad Seed where he portrayed the role of Leroy. In his four years at Glenbard, Tom acted in nine plays and musicals. These shows included Peter Pan (Mr. Darling), And Neither Have I Wings to Fly (Freddy Malone), Tartuffe (Tartuffe), Beauty and the Beast (The Beast), The Good Times Are Killing Me (Mr. Arkins), Arsenic and Old Lace (Officer O’Hara), The Curious Savage (Titus), and Les Misérables (Jean Valjean).
He has participated in community theatre productions as well including BAM theatre in Hinsdale, IL where he starred in such shows as FAME (Schlomo) and Little Shop of Horrors (The Dentist). He also participated in Noble Fool Theatricals in St. Charles, IL appearing in the show Godspell (Ensemble/Jesus u/s).
In summer of 2009, Tom took part in the Goodman Theatre’s General Theatre Studies program in which he helped to write and direct a one-act play called the Domino Theory. This play composed of stories that each student has encountered with the theme of violence. At the close of the summer program, Tom was asked to remain with the Goodman Theatre and be a member of the Theatre Youth Council. Tom helps the Goodman revive art and theatre in Chicago.
During his Senior year of high school, Tom had the honor of performing in the Illinois All-State Theatre production of Urinetown The Musical in which he played the role of Officer Lockstock. The show was performed at the Illinois High School Theatre Festival at Illinois State University.
Tom graduated high school in the top 15% of his class and was a member of the National Honors Society and Theatre Honor Society. He was also recommended to work on the graduation committee and delivered a speech on his graduation day.
Tom attended Wagner College from 2010-2014 in New York City and participated in numerous shows there. He was also a member of ODK and graduated as Magna Cum Laude.
Currently, Tom lives in Southern California and performs at Disneyland in the "Fantasy Faire" show as Mr. Jones. He is engaged to the love of his life, Karin Bryeans, and will marry her on October 9th, 2018.
He would like to thank his wonderful family for supporting him and helping him have an extremely successful career in theatre.
Hear Tom sing his rendition of "Music of the Night" and "The Impossible Dream."
Tom performing "76 Trombones" from The Music Man at Windsor Park in Carol Stream, IL.
Want to see Tom perform? Here are a list of up-coming performances!