(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Veteran Broadway performers and members of MPAC's Performing Arts School will present a joyful afternoon of holiday music on Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 pm. A Broadway Holiday is an original, family-friendly MPAC presentation put together by Education Director Cathy Roy that will feature an afternoon of holiday favorites starring Broadway performers Kevin Kern (Finding Neverland, Wicked, The Wedding Singer), Tony-nominee Megan Lawrence (The Pajama Game, Holiday Inn, Hair), Trent Armand Kendall (Into the Woods, Five Guys Named Moe) and Joanna Young (The Drowsy Chaperone, National Tour of Les Miserables). Tickets range from $20-$35.
This festive afternoon will also feature the MPAC Performing Arts Company and student performers from the Mayo Performing Arts School and The Miracle Project, MPAC's classes for children on the autism spectrum and with other special needs.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2017-2018 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.
Mayo Performing Arts Center is located at 100 South Street in Morristown, New Jersey.
originally published: 2017-11-08 00:00:00
A Look At The 2018-19 Theatre Season At Centenary Stage Company(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2018/19 professional theater line-up. This season’s main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC productions ranging from horror to a world premiere, from a spectacular musical to a timely relevant classical text. The season launches with Bram Stoker’s classic horror Dracula adapted and directed by Charles Morey. The season continues with the rolling world premiere of Apples in Winter by Jennifer Fawcett. CSC’s Family Holiday Spectacular returns with everyone’s favorite orphan in Annie: The Musical. Finally, theatre luminaries Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso return to present John Alan Wyatt’s translation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Centenary Stage Company’s Women Playwrights Series also returns and new for 2018/19 season Centenary Stage Company will be presenting the Gates Ferry Series: “What is Truth?” led by guest artists Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso.
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