Monday, May 13, 2013

MAY CONTINUES TO BLOOM @ UCPAC IN RAHWAY

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WHEN: Friday • May 31, 2013 • 7:00 PM
WHERE:  UCPAC's Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway
TICKETS: $50 General Admission (click to purchase tickets)

The United Way of Greater Union County and NJ for Haiti is gearing up to provide 800 million gallons of free, clean water to Haiti for the next 25 years through their new initiative, Haiti Lives On.  The not-for-profit organization will accomplish this phenomenal feat by distributing four solar powered water purification systems to some of the most densely populated areas in the country including Carrefour, the epicenter of 7.0 earthquake that ravaged the small country.  Each system has the ability to produce 30,000 gallons of water per day or 10.5 million gallons per year.

Haiti Lives On will celebrate Haitian Heritage Month.  The event will feature an art exhibit and auction by Maeva Fouche and music by the International Electric Transfusion (IET BAND) in  addition to the performances, NJ for Haiti will honor local non-profits and individual that have helped to aid Haiti since the earthquake with special tribute to late Congressman Donald M. Payne co-chair of New Jersey for Haiti.

WHEN: Friday, May 17, 8 PM
WHERE:
UCPAC Main Stage, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway
TICKETS: $49.50, $37.50, $27.50 & $19.50 (click to purchase tickets)

This production contains mature themes.

The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has shattered sales records around the globe with more than 32 million copies sold in the United States alone and a 2013 Universal Pictures feature film release is sure to be a cinematic blockbuster.

Now, back by popular demand, the original parody 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL is coming to Rahway! A resounding hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a 4-star review, world-renowned musical comedy ensemble BABY WANTS CANDY delivers the only theatrical incarnation that gives the brand what it really deserves! A sexy, hilarious romp, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL is a laugh out loud night of fun that audiences won't want to miss!

50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL opens with a ladies book club deciding to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Through their interpretation of the novel, the audience is lead on a hilarious roller coaster ride of this unlikely bestseller. The show is full of dance numbers, 11 original songs and a live band backing the performance. Original songs include "They Get Nasty," "I Don't Make Love-", I F#*!," and "There's a Hole Inside of Me."

WHEN: Friday • May 17, 2013 • 8:00 PM; Saturday • May 18, 2013 • 8:00 PM; Sunday • May 19, 2013 • 3:00 PM
WHERE: UCPAC's Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway
TICKETS: $54 & $25 (Ticket prices include all fees.) (click to purchase tickets)

Don't miss Ballets with a Twist's spring engagement, as they return to rock Hamilton's grand stage. Join us, and see why The New York Times says, ''eye-catching imagery abounds.'' As the company stirs up ''Another Round of Cocktails,'' you'll savor all-time audience favorites, along with delicious debuts! Said The Wall Street Journal, ''Inventive...Ballets with a Twist is all about trying new things.'' Come have a taste.