Thursday, May 10, 2012


Pushcart Players will celebrate 38 years of bringing theatre to young audiences throughout New Jersey and beyond with

a fundraising event

WHEN: June 3, from 2:00-5:00 PM
WHERE:  Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, NJ
TICKETS: The early sale admission cost for this benefit performance and delightful reception designed for all ages is $25 for children (12 and under) and $45 for adults. After May 25th, the cost is $30 for children (12 and under) and $60 for adults.
Reservations should be made by calling Pushcart at 973.857.1115 or e-mailing Pushcart at For more information on the event or Pushcart Players, please visit the Pushcart website at Please call Stephanie Carr, Managing Director of Pushcart Players, at 973.857.1115 with any questions related to the event

HEA New CropThe afternoon will feature a benefit performance of Happily Ever after…A Cinderella Tale followed by a Tea Party at the Palace Reception, complete with delectable food and drink, behind the scenes tours, photos with a favorite character from the show and the opportunity to tour the Montclair Art Museum.

Pushcart Players will also host a silent auction during the afternoon tea. Attendees can bid online prior to the event, beginning May 13th at, and the online portion will close the day before the event. A sampling of auction items includes: House seats to “hard to get” theatre productions, vacation packages, signed memorabilia, unique art, stunning jewelry items, personalized cooking classes, dress-up trunk for girls, dress up trunk for boys, Tea Sets fit for Royalty and much, much more.

“The economic climate in recent years has made it increasingly difficult to sustain our mission of bringing the arts to young people in their schools,” said Ruth Fost, Executive/Artistic Director of Pushcart Players. “We are looking forward to this very special fund raising event for the company which in turn will benefit thousands of young viewers throughout the state.”

About Pushcart Players: Since 1974, Pushcart Players has been performing at schools and other locations around the country, averaging 400 performances a year. This award-winning professional theatre and arts-in-education ensemble has received two Emmy nominations and has performed twice at the White House. Distinguished alumni include Jason Alexander of “Seinfeld,” Broadway actress Lisa Brescia and Tony Award-winning composer and orchestrator Larry Hochman ("The Book of Mormon" among others). The company has received numerous awards for excellence and innovation in the development of theatre for young audiences.