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Spotliters

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MADAGASCAR JR.

Opening Friday, September 28th

Director: Ken VanDyk

Music Director: Lauren Delfing

Choreographer: Jordan Stebich

Producer: Jessica Allen Shockley


Book by: Kevin Del Aquila

Music and Lyrics by: George Noriega & Joel Someillian


Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.  Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.   


 Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo – have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape – with the help of some prodigious penguins – to explore the world. 





PERFORMANCE DATES

SHOW DATES:

Friday, September 28 - 8 pm

Saturday, September 29 - 8 pm

Sunday, September 30 - 4 pm

Friday, October 5 - 8 pm

Saturday, October 6 - 3 pm & 8 pm


Performance Location:
Community Hall at the 

Memorial Presbyterian Church

202 E. Mantua Blvd

Mantua, NJ 08090




You're A Good Man CHARLIE BROWN

Directed by: Shannon Gingell

 Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still mocking blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and “blockhead,” himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. Brief vignettes span the months from Valentine’s Day to Beethoven Day, from wild optimism to utter despair. In this revised version, with additional music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and dialogue by Michael Mayer, the sweet, joyful innocence of the Peanuts gang is maintained, but a fresh insouciance and playfulness is revealed. The new script features two new songs, particularly funny dialogue, and new, catchy orchestrations. Whether you’re keen to fly with the Red Baron, moon over the Moonlight Sonata, or just do your best to find “Happiness,” You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a crowd-pleasing classic. 

Performance Dates

Friday, November 9 - 8 pm

Saturday, November 10 - 8 pm

Sunday, November 11 - 4 pm

Thursday, November 15 - 7 pm

Friday, November 16 - 8 pm

Saturday, November 17 - 3 pm

Saturday, November  17, 8 pm



Performance Location: 

Community Hall at the 

Memorial Presbyterian Church

202 E. Mantua Blvd

Mantua, NJ 08090


Audition

Week of September 3rd, exact dates to be announced soon.

ARSENIC and OLD LACE

By Joseph Kesselring

Directed by: Jeanne Gold


Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene -- his brother believes himself to be Teddy Roosevelt and his great-grandfather used to scalp Indians for pleasure -- but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! When Mortimer’s maniacal brother, Jonathan. (who strangely now resembles Boris Karloff) returns on the night that the aunts were planning to bury the newest victim, Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancé -- all while trying to keep his own sanity, as well. An uproarious farce on plays involving murder, Arsenic and Old Lace has become a favorite among-st theatres throughout America. 

Performance Dates:

Show open in late February 2019




AUDITIONS:


Week of December 9, 2018

Exact dates to be announced shortly.


9 to 5 The Musical

Music and Lyrics by: Dolly Parton

Book by: Patricia Resnick


9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women, Violet, Judy, and Doralee. They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart. Violet has worked at Consolidated for many years, but has never been given the chance to rise above senior supervisor status, although she is capable of much more. Judy is newly separated and joins the company having never worked before. Doralee is a sexy, happily married country girl, but she is ostracized from the other female workers. After Judy has an awful first day, Hart passes Violet over for another promotion, and Doralee finds out that Hart has been telling everyone they are having an affair, the three women unite in their hatred of Hart. Over a joint, they fantasize about how they would kill him. When Violet almost unwittingly poisons Hart the next day, he blackmails the three women, threatening them with the police. Doralee ties Hart up with the phone wires and, feeling empowered, they decide to imprison him in his own house while his wife is away. In Hart’s absence, Violet, Judy, and Doralee run the office to great effect. They introduce childcare, hour-long lunch breaks, rehab programs, and much more to benefit the staff at Consolidated. While Hart is tied up, the women also use the time to gather evidence that Hart has been embezzling from the company, but Hart breaks free and surprises the women at the office. However, his attempts to reveal the truth about his kidnapping are foiled when the Chairman of the Board arrives to praise the company’s increased productivity. The Chairman sends Hart to head up the Bolivia office and promotes Violet to the first female CEO. With Hart gone, the company reprise 9 to 5, in the happy knowledge that times have changed for the better. 

Performance Date:

Show opens in Late May/June 2019


Auditions:
Auditions will be held Mid-March, exact dates to be anounced shortly.

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