Wednesday, September 30, 2015

SKYLINE THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON

Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County’s most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County’s Fair Lawn, announces its exciting 2015-16 season.

Its first production of the season will be a Special Presentation of

The Exonerated
written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen
WHEN: Friday, October 9, at 7:30pm; Saturday, October 10, at 7:30pm, and Sunday, October 11 at 2:00pm
WHERE:
Skyline Theatre, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn
ADMISSION: Donations collected during the weekend will support the Exonerated Fund, which provides support to those who have been wrongfully accused and are now trying to reclaim their lives, and Skyline’s educational programming.

A riveting play, it tells the stories of six former “death row” prisoners who were released from prison after their convictions were reversed. 

This Wonderful Life
written by Steve Murray
WHEN: Sunday, December 6, at 3:00pm
WHERE: Skyline Theatre, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn

Proving that one man really can make a difference in the world, this is a hilariously touching stage adaptation of the iconic film “It’s a Wonderful Life” in which one actor inhabits virtually every character from the movie.

 

In early 2016, Skyline will once again present a brand-new and original musical production as part of the state-wide 2016 Stages Festival. The production will be mounted in March (precise scheduling has yet to be announced by the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, the festival’s producer) and will be followed by an audience talk-back with the piece’s authors, performers and directors.

 

Broadway in Bergen
WHEN:
the evening of April 11, 2016
WHERE: Skyline Theatre, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn

The following month, Skyline’s annual gala concert, featuring an evening of performances by today’s brightest Broadway performers, will be held. This is Skyline’s one-night-only benefit concert to support the organization’s educational and mainstage programming.

 

SWEENEY TODD
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
book by Hugh Wheeler
WHEN: Friday, May 20, at 7:30pm; Saturday, May 21, at 7:30pm; and Sunday, May 22, at 2:00pm
WHERE: Skyline Theatre, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn

Rounding out the season will be the devilishly popular and multiple Tony Award-winning Sweeney Todd. Skyline’s ‘Encores-style’ concert production will feature a professional cast of actors and actresses, as well as a Chamber Orchestra and a choir. It is based on an adaption by Christopher Bond.

“We at Skyline Theatre Company can’t wait to share our season’s offerings with our audiences. This season truly reflects our mission of entertaining and inspiring our audiences, and we look forward to engaging them in these exceptional new productions throughout our 2015-2016 season,” said Sam Scalamoni, Skyline’s Artistic Director.

TICKETS: Individual tickets prices range from $22 to $29 and will be on sale through Skyline’s online box office at www.SkylineTheatreCompany.org and its in-person box office at 800-474-1299. Discount season subscription ticket plans and small group discounts are available.

Founded in 1995, Skyline Theatre Company’s mission is to bring together professional artists to create quality theatre that entertains and inspires an audience. We make commitments to the education of young people in all aspects of the arts and to cultivating and nurturing new artists and their works.

Skyline Theatre Company is a proud Associate Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Skyline Theatre Company depends on private donations, corporate sponsorships, grants, and supportive audiences to fund its programming. Funding is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on Arts/Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

Skyline Theatre Company enjoys warm support for bringing inspirational, professional theatre to Bergen County and Northern New Jersey.

FILM ABOUT NOTED LOCAL RABBI TO AIR @ TEMPLE B’NAI ABRAHAM, FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION

Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent
Rachel Eskin Fisher & Rachel Nierenberg Pasternak, Directors

Prinz' unflinching leadership in the face of evil made him one of the great prophetic voices of the 20th Century. He challenged the Nazis from his Berlin pulpit and denounced the racial injustice he encountered on American soil. The film highlights his speech at the March on Washington and friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

WHEN: Sunday, October 11, 7:00 PM
WHERE:
Temple B'nai Abraham, corner E. Cedar St. and Northfield Rd., Livingston

Screening will be followed by a discussion led by Senator Cory Booker and Rabbi Clifford Kulwin

ADMISSION: Free and Open to the Community
Directions and further information at www.tbanj.org

 

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BAWDY FARCE COMES TO THE BICKFORD THEATRE THIS WEEKEND

Not-Now-Darling[1]NOT NOW, DARLING
by English playwrights Ray Cooney and John Chapman
directed by Eric Hafen

WHEN: Thursday, 10/1 & 10/8 at 7:30PM; Thursday 10/15 at 2PM; Friday, 10/2, 9, & 16 at 8PM'; Saturday, 10/3 at 2PM; Saturday, 10/10, & 17 at 8PM; Sunday, 10/4, 11, & 18 at 2PM. Audio Described Performance available on Thursday, October 15 at 2PM.
WHERE: Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd., Morristown
TICKETS: $45 General Public; $40 Seniors, Museum & Theatre Guild Members; $33 Groups (10+); $20 Students (under 18 or w/valid college ID).
Tickets may be purchased by phone at (973) 971-3706, or in person at the Bickford Theatre Box Office. The Bickford Theatre is an integral part of the Morris Museum, located at 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, and offers free parking and full accessibility. Box Office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Walk-up hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm.

The exclusive fur salon of Arnold Crouch and Gilbert Bodley in 1960s London becomes the site of this hilarious sex farce. Gilbert plans to secure the affections of his soon-to-be mistress by selling an expensive mink fur to her mobster husband for a fraction of the price. The plan begins to go awry when the mobster intends to buy the fur for his OWN mistress. Arnold is left with the task of smoothly consummating the sale but instead is caught in complete chaos. Mistaken identities, suspicious wives and rapid-fire jokes make this play pure fun!

Cast
David C. Neal (Gilbert Bodley); Paul Whelihan (Arnold Crouch); Andrea Prendamano (Maude Bodley); Erin Beirnard (Janie McMichael); Bob McKay  (Harry McMichael); Anna Marie Sell (Sue Lawson); Judy Wilson (Miss Tipdale).

Creative Team
Director:  Eric Hafen, Producing Artistic Director Bickford Theatre
Production Stage Manager:  Yumi Matsuura of Morristown, NJ
Scenic Designer:  Jonathan Wentz of Whippany, NJ
Costume Designer:  Roxie Zeek of Dover, NJ
Lighting Designer:  Roman Klima of Howell, NJ
Properties Designer:  Danielle Pietrowski of Long Valley, NJ
Sound Designer:  Matt Boyle of Haskill, NJ

About the Bickford Theatre
The Bickford Theatre is a professional theater that produces and presents year-round entertainment, including a Main Stage Series, two Children’s Theatre series, a Jazz Showcase, and other concert series. The theatre is a Senior Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, a not-for-profit organization of 30 professional theaters throughout the state, and works in conjunction with Actors' Equity Association (AEA) and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). From its beginnings in 1994 to the present, tens of thousands of theater-goers from across the tri-state area have enjoyed the Bickford Theatre’s many entertaining and diversified offerings in theatre, music and dance.

PLAY ABOUT BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS OPENS @ DREAMCATCHER REP THIS WEEKEND

The Electric Baby
by Stefanie Zadravec
directed by Laura Ekstrand

WHEN: October 1 - 18, Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm, with talkbacks following the October 4 and 11 matinees
WHERE:
The Oakes Center, 120 Morris Ave., Summit*
TICKETS: $20 to $35, with special rates for subscribers and groups. Purchase tickets at www.dreamcatcherrep.org or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006. Special dates: Thursday, October 1 is a preview performance; all tickets $20. Friday, October 2 is opening night. Sunday, October 4 is Senior Sunday; seniors age 65+ pay $20 (advance purchases only).

Sandy and ScottWhen a young man is killed in a car accident, a group of fractured souls encounter a magical dying baby and begin to rewrite the stories of their lives. Folk tales and folklore weave throughout this darkly comic story of sad endings, strange beginnings, and the unlikely people that get you from one place to the next.

During its 2012 production, The New York Times said, "The imperceptible magic that pervades human existence and the power of myth to assuage sorrow are invoked by Stefanie Zadravec as she entwines the lives of strangers in THE ELECTRIC BABY, a touching new drama."

This beautiful tale of beginnings and endings played Off-Broadway and at Two River Theatre in Red Bank, NJ.

The production features Dreamcatcher ensemble members Harry Patrick Christian (Montclair), Scott McGowan (Maplewood) and Harriett Trangucci (Summit). The cast also includes Andre DeSandies (Englewood), last seen in Dreamcatcher’s The Most Deserving, Beth Painter (Westfield), seen in Dreamcatcher’s Distracted and Sandy Sainvil (Linden).

*Parking is available in the lot behind the theatre at 20 Ashwood Avenue and at the Summit Recreation Center, 100 Morris Avenue. The facility is wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices for the hearing impaired and advance large print scripts are available for free by prior arrangement.

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About Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Dreamcatcher was founded in 1994 as a non-profit professional ensemble of actors, a subset of whom perform in every production. The mission of our ensemble is to build community with the audience by sharing life-affirming stories in an intimate environment. We seek to expose theatregoers to ideas and lives like and unlike their own, to awaken their imaginations and create empathy for others. The company focuses on deepening the experience of our patrons by supplementing the performances with personal contact through receptions, talkbacks and interactive programs.

Dreamcatcher's core company of professional local actors performs contemporary work that entertains and challenges, and has at its heart a belief in the essential goodness of people. The company’s activities include mainstage productions, improv comedy and cabarets, new play readings and a variety of educational and senior outreach programs.

Dreamcatcher’s programs are funded by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; Dramatist Guild Fund; The Summit Area Public Foundation; the Manley-Winser Foundation; and many other corporations, foundations and individuals. Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is an Equity Producing Theatre member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

JAZZ THIS WEEK @ THE HYATT AND OTHER VENUES IN NEW BRUNSWICK

"Nothing is hotter than cool and nothing is cooler than jazz!"~ The New Brunswick Jazz Project

STEVE NELSON BAND

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 8.00PM - 11.00PM
WHERE:
GLASS WOODS ROOM , THE HYATT, 2 ALBANY ST., NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ

STEVE NELSON - Vibes
DAVID BRAHM - Organ
GREG BUFFORD - Drums


WHERE: DESTINATION DOGS, 101 PATERSON, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ

MATT ECHOLS - Trombone
EITAN LEVINE - Keyboards
JOHN MORRISON - Guitar
OLIVER SANTANA - Alto Sax
ROSS GARLOW - Bass
MIKE WINNICKI - Percussion
ABEL TABARES - Drums


MISHA JOSEPHS SOLO GUITAR
WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 6.30PM - 9.30PM
WHERE:
DUE MARI, 78 Albany, St., New Brunswick, NJ

 


EMERGING ARTISTS: MATT  JANISZEWSKI BAND
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 8:00 - 11:00 PM; Jam Session  9:30
WHERE:
TUMULTY'S PUB, 361 George St., New Brunswick, NJ

 

MATT JANISZEWSKI – Saxophone
PETER PARK - Guitar
MIKE NOORDZY - Bass
MIKE HEADY - Drums
ERIC NILLA - Drums


". . .New Brunswick has now become a destination for jazz." ~ The New York Times

HILARIOUS “TAKE” ON SHAKESPEARE RUNS 2 PERFORMANCES ONLY @ RHINO THEATRE

Monday, September 28, 2015

ALLIANCE REP TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR “THE PAVILION”

AUDITION NOTICE:

Alliance Repertory will be holding auditions for their January production

THE PAVILION

WHEN: Sat November 7th at 1pm and Sunday November 8th at 6pm
WHERE: MONDO, located at 426 Springfield Ave in Summit, N.J.

Show runs weekends January 8th thru the 24th, 2016

Need to strong non-equity actors to play the roles of Peter and Kari.

  • Both roles are 37/38 years old.
  • Peter plays the guitar and sings in the show as well.
  • Sides for the show can be found on Alliance Rep's website www.alliancerep.org

PBS’ TOP HIT VOCAL GROUP @ bergenPAC OCTOBER 9

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UNDER THE STREETLAMP

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCT 9, 2015 – 8PM
WHERE:
bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
TICKETS: $59-49-39-29
Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or
Box Office (201) 227 1030

Under the Streetlamp, America’s hottest new vocal group with 2 PBS top specials, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet — recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys — deliver an evening of unforgettable entertainment. You’ll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock ‘n’ Roll and all of your favorite songs from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, and in a “show-stopping” salute to their mentors Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, the guys perform a medley from the “Four Seasons” catalog of outstanding hits.

All the songs are delivered in the inimitable Under the Streetlamp style, with tight harmonies and slick dance moves that will take you to back an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars, and martini shakers – a flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs.

Classic hits are reborn for today’s audiences in this evening of great music and hilarious behind-the-scenes tales, complete with an exceptional band composed of world-class musicians.  With irresistible charm and rapport, Under the Streetlamp offers audiences the opportunity to get to know four critically acclaimed stars of stage and screen, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, Brandon Wardell and Shonn Wiley. While each performer gets his moment in the spotlight, their synergy and charisma as a group has drawn an extremely devoted nationwide following. 

Each performer carries with him an impressive list of credits.  Between them, they have appeared on Broadway, in feature films and on television – including special appearances during the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, on “The Tonight Show,” “The Primetime Emmy Awards,” “The Tony Awards” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

REEL FILM SERIES @ JCC IN WEST ORANGE TO FEATURE FILMS BY WOMEN

Reel Series flyer

www.jccmetrowest.org/njjff or call 973.530.3471

Saturday, September 26, 2015

FALL CLASSES @ STNJ FOR ADULTS & TEENS

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CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON COURSE OFFERINGS

Postcard design: Brian B. Crowe Artwork: Scott McKowen

OUTRAGEOUS DUO DEVIATES FROM CLASSICAL NORM TO GREAT FUN @ bergenPAC

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IGUDESMAN AND JOO: AND NOW MOZART

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8TH, 2015 – 8 PM
WHERE:
bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
TICKETS: $64-49-34
Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or
Box Office (201) 227 1030

If Trey Parker and Matt Stone played the violin and piano, if Penn and Teller performed music instead of magic, and if Seth Macfarlane had a twin, they would be the brilliantly outrageous Igudesman & Joo. Violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-Ki Joo are the inventive comic duo whose hilarious mix of music, pop culture and pure zaniness has won them fans of all ages and cultures worldwide. As evidence, their YouTube sketches have attracted close to 40 million viewers.

Highly trained musicians, their inspired silliness can start with Rachmaninoff or Liszt and find its way through martial arts, movie classics, rock, hip hop, folk, heavy metal and disco, step dancing and Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks. Igudesman & Joo share the subversive comedic sensibilities of such influences as “South Park,” SNL, Ricky Gervais and the “Portlandia” team.

As an antidote to the stuffiness of most concerts, Igudesman and Joo transform the concert stage into a musical Pee-wee’s Playhouse, where the three Bs can be Bach, Beethoven and Bond, James Bond. Igudesman and Joo don’t just play the violin with a vibrating milk frother or use wood blocks to tickle the ivories, they do it with dazzling virtuosity. The result, as Vanity Fair puts it: “the craziest, most hysterically funny music ever.”

Their show And Now Mozart may or may not include any Mozart. It’s typical Igudesman and Joo, several standard deviations from the classical norm.

And, while most of the concert is played for laughs, Igudesman & Joo do show off their considerable musical chops with compositions of their own or from the classical repertoire. Ironically, if Igudesman and Joo weren’t such gifted serious musicians they wouldn’t be quite as funny. Their talent and extensive musical knowledge give them the freedom to be reverently irreverent.

About bergenPAC
Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area’s cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC – the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that reaches more than 30,000 students annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, “hands-on” training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors, members, and patrons that the not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community.

For updates, “Like” bergenPAC on Facebook (facebook.com/#!/bergenpacfan), follow @bergenPAC on Twitter, follow us on LinkedIn and visit our website at www.bergenpac.org.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

HARMONIUM CHORAL WORKSHOP THIS SUNDAY

Vocal Health for Singing and Public Speaking

The clinicians for this workshop will be C. Hurt, BM, MM, and Ann Rooney, BM, MS, CCC-SLP.

WHEN: 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2015
WHERE: Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Avenue at Kings Road, Madison
ADMISSION: A limited number of seats are available, and advanced registration is required. General registration, which includes light refreshments, is $35.
For registration and further information, visit www.harmonium.org/paypal.shtml or call 973-538-6969. New Jersey certified teachers can earn professional development credits by attending this workshop.

Martin HurtMartin C. Hurt, BM, MM is a voice instructor/actor/singer who has lived and worked professionally in NYC since 1996. He has been seen as a performer throughout North America on National Tours and at Regional Theatres. As a voice instructor, Martin teaches at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (NYC) and Kean University (Union, NJ). He maintains private voice studios in NYC, Madison, NJ and Caldwell. Martin is a member of Actors' Equity Association, National Association of Teachers of Singing, The Voice Foundation and New York Singing Teacher's Association.

He is a level-three certified Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method instructor and has studied with The CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University, The McClosky Institute of Voice and The Institute of Voice Performance Pedagogy (Richard Miller). He holds a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music

Ann Rooney, BM, MS, CCC-SLP is a clinical voice pathologist who is a member of the voice disorders team at Montefiore Medical Center’s Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in New York City.

She is a seasoned specialist in voice-communication training with expertise in rehabilitation of the singing voice. She is an active speaker on use of the professional voice. She holds a BM in voice performance and music education from Boston University and a MS in speech and language pathology from Columbia University. Ann is also an active member of Actor’s Equity Association. Professional associations and affiliations include American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New York Voice Study Group, Extramural Laryngology Rounds (ELR), Voice and Voice Disorders Special Interest Group, and The Voice Foundation.

ABOUT HARMONIUM CHORAL SOCIETY
Harmonium, one of New Jersey’s leading choral arts organizations, is known for its eclectic programming and community spirit. The 100-voice chorus—which includes a large number of music educators—sponsors commissions, premieres, and musicianship workshops, as well as an Outreach Chorus which performs in schools, nursing homes and other venues. Harmonium has performed at Carnegie Hall, for the Eastern Division Convention of the American Choral Directors Association, the American Guild of Organists, and collaborated with the New Jersey Shakespeare Theater, the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, the New Jersey Youth Chorus and others. They have toured internationally and are planning a Baltic tour for July 2016. For more information, visit www.harmonium.org or follow us on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook!

MONTCLAIR LIBRARY FRIENDS LAUNCHES THIS SATURDAY

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Connect .  .  . Create .  .  . Celebrate .  .  .

WHEN: Saturday, September 26, 2015

  • 1:00-3:00pm at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
  • 3:00-5:00pm at the Bellevue Avenue Library, 185 Bellevue Avenue

Join us at either or both locations.

The Montclair Library Friends is officially launching with a community event called Connect .  . . Create.  .  . Celebrate.  The Montclair Library Friends will recruit volunteers and build community awareness of, vibrant engagement with, and a passionate advocacy for the Montclair Public Library System. At the launch event, attendees will have the opportunity to be among the first to join the Montclair Library Friends.  Annual dues are $10. Attendees can also learn about volunteer opportunities including the Library Ambassador program.  According the library director David Hinkley “The Montclair Library Friends extends the reach of the library into the community and strengthens the vitality of all the important services we offer.”

Be there for the exciting launch of this new organization committed to building community awareness of, vibrant engagement with, and passionate advocacy for the Montclair Public Library System. Event is free of charge and open to all.  “A terrific team of volunteers, including talented writers, artists, and musicians, have come together to plan this event and we are so excited to celebrate the launch with the community,” said Sarah Brocks, President of the Montclair Library Friends.

For further information, contact Sarah Brocks, President, Montclair Library Friends at montclairlibraryfriends@gw.montclairlibrary.org. or 973-744-0500 ext. 2257. For more information, call (973) 744-0500, or visit www.montclairlibrary.org.

Schedule of Activities for September 26

  • 1:00-3:00pm @ Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair
    • Montclair Community Band members will perform
    • “A Poem as Big as a Library” community writing project led by Laurie Lico Albanese and the editors of the Phoenix Literary Journal
    • “Stories Off the Page: Folktales from Around the World” told  by Gerald Fierst (for ages 4-9
    • “Soul Portraits” by Jennifer Levine
    • Makerspace Open House in the Children’s library
    • Cartoons drawn by Justin Canha
    • Passing Notes performance
    • Music for Aadvarks  - children’s music class
    • Library Tour

 

  • 3:00-5:00pm @ Bellevue Avenue Library,185 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair
    • Montclair Community Band  members will perform
    • “Your Story”, life story collage making with Monick David
    • Puppet shows by Puppet Time
    • Abandon Ship musical performance
    • Face Painting
    • Library Tour

ABOUT THE MONTCLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Founded in 1893, the Montclair Public Library System serves the community of Montclair, New Jersey and surrounding towns through two facilities, the Main Library and the Bellevue Avenue Library.  The Montclair Public Library relies on municipal and private funding to offer a host of free educational programs, family events and services seven days a week, changing lives every day through words, ideas, and community connections.

The Montclair Public Library is located at 50 Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.  The Bellevue Avenue Library is located at 185 Bellevue Ave. Upper Montclair, NJ. Main Library hours are Monday through Thursday 10:00am to 8:00pm, Friday and Saturday10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm to 6:00pm.  The Bellevue Avenue Library hours are Monday 10:00am to 8:00pm, and Tuesday through Saturday 2:00 to 6:00pm. For more information, call (973) 744-0500, or visit www.montclairlibrary.org.

AGE-OLD MUSICAL TALE OPENS @ MCCC KELSEY THEATER IN WEST WINDSOR

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THE FANTASTICKS
PinnWorth Productions

WHEN: Fridays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 at 8 p.m., Saturdays, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.

A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night show on Sept. 25.
WHERE:
Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
TICKETS: $20 for adults; $18 for senior citizens, and $16 for students and children. Free parking is available next to the theater.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.kelseytheatre.net or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333.  Discounted subscription packages for the 2015-16 season are still on sale. For a complete listing of adult and children's events, visit the Kelsey website or call the box office for a brochure.

The age-old tale of boy meets girl is presented with classic showmanship and high style when the longest-running musical of all time comes to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. PinnWorth Productions presents The Fantasticks

Drawing on plot elements reminiscent of Shakespeare and Rostand, The Fantasticks chronicles the budding romance between a boy named Matt and his neighbor, Luisa. Their fathers hatch a plot to bring them together by appearing to be feuding, knowing the teens will be even more drawn to each other if they believe their love to be forbidden. They do fall in love, but are then separated by family events and their need to mature and explore the world. When the lovers finally reunite, they possess a deeper understanding of life and an even greater appreciation of each other.

With book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, the original Off-Broadway production at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village premiered in 1960 and ran for a record-breaking 17,162 performances over 42 years. After closing in 2002, a revival directed by Jones opened in 2006 at The Theater Center, where it continues to captivate theater-goers almost ten years later. The show is packed with familiar tunes, including the memorable songs "Try to Remember," "Soon It's Gonna Rain" and "I Can See It."

The cast features Matthew Cassidy of Morrisville, Pa., and Peter Sauer of Yardley, Pa., as the Old Actors (Mortimer and Henry); Benjamin Menahem of Plainsboro as El Gallo, the narrator; Brent Tuccillo of Hamilton and Emily Applebaum of Lawrenceville as young lovers Matt and Luisa; Jina Nam of New York City as The Mute; and Sean McGrath of Churchville, Pa., and Bill Osman of North Brunswick as the scheming fathers, Huck and Bell.
The production team includes director LouJ Stalsworth, set and costume designer Kate Pinner, and choreographer Koren Zander. Lighting design and publicity photographs are by Robert Terrano and the stage manager is Nicole Schulnick. Calla Tisdale and Dennis Tolentino are assistant stage managers.

Image: Standing from left, Sean McGrath, Bill Osman, Emily Applebaum, Benjamin Menahem, Brent Tuccillo, Peter Saurer and Matthew Cassidy; kneeling, Jina Nam. Photo by Robert Terrano.

CELEBRATE FALL WITH RVCC ARTS IN BRANCHBURG

Flashdance – The Musical

Flashdance - The Musical
WHEN:
Saturday, Oct. 10 at 8PM
WHERE: RVCC Theater, 118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg
Columbia Artists Theatricals
Flashdance - The Musical features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including "Flashdance - What a Feeling," "Maniac," "Gloria," "Manhunt," and "I Love Rock & Roll."

 

Truth Values

Truth Values
Gioia De Cari
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 23 at 7PM

In 2005, Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard University, suggested that women are less represented than men in the sciences because of innate gender difference. Truth Values, is one woman's brilliant—and entertaining—response.

 

Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8PM

The Steps use musical political satire to poke fun at all sides of the issues. If you've ever wanted to see Barack Obama sing a show tune, Nancy Pelosi sing a rock song, or Governor Chris Christie do a classical ballet, this might just be the show for you!

 

10 Hairy Legs

10 Hairy Legs
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 8 at 3PM

10 Hairy Legs, founded by Randy James in 2012, is a dance company—comprised entirely of men—of James' work as well as existing and new works by significant choreographers.

 

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Art of Time Ensemble
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2:00PM

A re-imagining of the groundbreaking album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The singers, and Art of Time's world class orchestra, collaborate for an incredible night of music—with a couple of surprises to round out this historic performance.

PASSAGE THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS 2015-2016 SEASON

Company celebrates its 30th Anniversary

WHERE: Passage Theatre performs at the Mill Hill Playhouse, owned and operated by the City of Trenton. The Mill Hill Playhouse is located at 205 East Front Street, at the corner of Montgomery Street. Patrolled on-street parking is available on S. Montgomery St, Ernie Kovacs St., E. Front St., and in the Artworks parking lot. For more directions, including travel from NYC and Philadelphia, visit www.passagetheatre.org.
TICKETS: Single tickets or membership packages are available by calling Passage Theatre at (609) 392-0766 or by visiting www.passagetheatre.org

Passage Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 season, which also marks the theatre's 30th anniversary season.

"This season - our 30th!! - celebrates past favorites and shines a light towards our future here in Trenton. All of these stories on our stage will offer a look at where we have been and where we are going," said Artistic Director June Ballinger.  

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World Premiere
SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED
by Tanya Saracho
directed by Alex Correia

WHEN: October 8 through October 25. 2015

This gripping new drama from playwright Tanya Saracho tells the story of a fractured family that comes together when the youngest son mysteriously disappears—along the US/Mexico border. Patriarch Leo Cantú is a successful businessman with a new trophy wife and two adult daughters: one a strong-willed writer who fled to Chicago, the other a fragile shut-away who spends her time playing video games and nursing injured animals back to health. When their younger brother, Javi, disappears, the family is forced to reunite for the first time in years to find him. Tanya Saracho is an award-winning playwright and writer for TV's "Looking", "Girls", "Devious Maids," and "How To Get Away With Murder" on ABC. She was born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.

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SOLO FLIGHTS

WHEN: March 3 through March 20, 2016

Solo Flights returns for Passage Theatre's 30th anniversary! Revisit old favorites like Joseph Edward's Manchild in the Promised Land, Susan Stein's powerful Etty, as well as brand-new pieces by June Ballinger and David Lee White.

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WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
By Bruce Graham

WHEN: May 5 through May 22, 2016

A wealthy white businessman and a struggling single black mom ride the same bus week after week. As they get to know one another, their pasts unfold as tensions rise, igniting an incendiary exploration of race that is both fiery and disturbing. Bruce Graham's fearless and incisive play takes a no-holds-barred look at hidden and not-so-hidden racism within us all.

Trenton's premiere professional theatre, Passage Theatre is committed to staging dynamic works that celebrate the human experience - across cultural lines. Led by Artistic Director June Ballinger and Managing Director Damion A. Parran, Passage has gained national recognition for its productions of both new and established plays that appeal to the diverse communities of New Jersey's State Capitol. 

Passage Theatre Company congratulates other arts organizations around the nation also celebrating their 30th anniversary season, including New York's The Atlantic Theater and The Barrow Group, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Miami City Ballet, Chicago's American Blues Theater, Watertown MA's New Repertory Theatre, Nashville Ballet, and St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Arts.

CHILDREN MAKE THEIR OWN BAGELS OCT. 11 IN NEPTUNE: LIMITED SPACE

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WHERE: Hole in One Bagel, 3701 Hwy 33 (Jumping Brook Plaza), Neptune, NJ 07753. This location is handicapped accessible, and has a restroom for public use.

Children will learn about the history of bagel making from Mr. Dean Ross, a Jewish Heritage Museum trustee, and the owner of Hole in One Bagel. The process of bagel making from start to finish will be explained, and children will have hands-on experience working with bagel dough. Each participant will go home with bagels and a new-found appreciation for how they are made.

BRICK NJ PLAYWRIGHT EXPLOSIVE DRAMA RECEIVES A HERO’S WELCOME IN ASBURY PARK A LA STRADA ENSEMBLE THEATER

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DIVINE RIGHT
by John Morrison
directed by Darren DeBari

WHEN: Friday September 25 & Saturday September 26 at 8pm, Sunday September 27 at 3pm (Q & A with Cast and Director after the performance), Friday & Saturday October 2 & 3 at 8pm and Sunday October 4th at 3pm
WHERE: 
JERSEY SHORE ARTS CENTER (the former Neptune High School building), 66 South Main Street in Ocean Grove
TICKETS: $18 for adults and $12 for Students & Senior Citizens.  
More information can be found and tickets can be purchased online at www.LaStradaEnsemble.org or at the door (at no additional cost).

Biloxi had its blues, Buffalo is often mooned over… and now Mantoloking gets its “stage-day in the sun” in the late Brick playwright John Morrison’s heralded DIVINE RIGHT.

This storied, sandy getaway (a vacation destination for both James Gandolfini and Katherine Hepburn) is the silent co-star of Morrison’s epic and often emotional play… enjoying its Monmouth County premiere.

clip_image002[5]DIVINE RIGHT revolves around a family devastated by the loss of its matron, and showcases father and war hero Jack and his daughters, Kieran and Riley… each seeking an outlet for their grief and redemption.  Kieran has left college to gravitate toward a religious cult run by the charismatic Jim Jones/David Koresh amalgam/prototype, RAY ALLMAN, who seeks to have Kieran become more than just a follower.  The plot then powerfully explores a family wishing to regain its former love and glory. The production stars Doug Bollinger, A.J. Ciccotelli, Carina Duffy, Lisa Siano and Thomas Ryan Ward and is directed by Darren DeBari. PHOTO: Riley Keating (Carina Duffy) looking away, Jack Keating (A.J. Ciccotelli) looking at his other daughter Kieran Keating (Lisa Siano) who in turns looks at the religious cult leader Ray Allman (Doug Bollinger). Photo credit: Thomas Ryan Ward

clip_image002[7]In creating DIVINE RIGHT, the late prominent and prolific New Jersey playwright, John Morrison, deftly tapped into the emerging, national zeitgeist of religious cults and unquestioned devotion.  Far before Waco and after Jonestown, Morrison’s DIVINE RIGHT initially received critical resistance which turned immediately into awe-inspiring respect for a playwright whose career was far too short-lived.

Morrison’s other greatly lauded, THE SHANNON DOYLE INCIDENT and THE LUSTY AND COMICAL HISTORY OF TOM JONES, have been produced throughout America and toured England –  garnering a National Professional Playwrights Award, N.J. Council on the Arts Fellowship, and placement as one of 5 plays selected for Middle Atlantic States Kennedy Center, American Collegiate Theatre Festival. Photo: Portrait of the late playwright John Morrison. Photo appear courtesy of the estate of John Morrison.

“John’s widow and La Strada supporter, Beth Morrison, and my personal friend and artistic contemporary, writer/director, Darren DeBari, gifted this incredibly powerful piece… not only to La Strada but more so to the people of New Jersey. DIVINE RIGHT is both an insightful investigation into the human condition but also, in many ways, a love letter to the wonder of the true Jersey Shore,” shared La Strada Artistic Director, A.J. Ciccotelli.

ARTISTIC TRAVELOGUES OF “POP” HART @ ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM

VAGABOND ARTIST: ‘'”POP” HART IN TAHITI, MEXICO, & THE CARIBBEAN

WHEN: September 1, 2015, to February 8, 2016
WHERE:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. The museum is located at 71 Hamilton Street (at George Street) on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The Zimmerli is a short walk from the NJ Transit train station in New Brunswick, midway between New York City and Philadelphia.
ADMISSION: free
For more information, visit the museum’s website www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu or call 848.932.7237.

Enjoy a virtual adventure with George Overbury “Pop” Hart, whose diverse travel experiences captured scenes of daily life in locales where few tourists ventured during the early part of the 20th century. While most American artists visited Europe to perfect their drawing and painting skills or to pursue styles inspired by avant-garde artists, Hart preferred extended trips abroad to more exotic – and affordable – destinations. Crisscrossing the globe between his first expedition to Latin America starting in 1900 and his last trips to North Africa and Cuba some 30 years later, these excursions were the primary source for his art throughout his career. Vagabond Artist: “Pop” Hart in Tahiti, Mexico, and the Caribbean, with more than 40 watercolors, drawings, and prints.

The works in Vagabond Artist demonstrate how George Overbury “Pop” Hart (1868-1933) not only introduced aspects of other cultures to American audiences, but also mastered watercolor and printmaking techniques that were admired by art critics and peers. “The everyday life of native inhabitants fascinated Hart and he was prolific at sketching what he observed – from market vendors to women washing clothes to fiestas,” noted Marilyn Symmes, the Zimmerli’s Morse Research Center for Graphic Arts Director and Curator of Prints and Drawings, who organized the exhibition. “These subjects often served as source material for his later prints. He took up printmaking in 1921, gaining a critical reputation during his lifetime and, ultimately, historical importance for his innovative efforts. This is a rare opportunity to see his original watercolors and drawings next to the prints in which he revisited favorite subjects.”

Born in Cairo, Illinois, and raised in Rochester, New York, George Overbury Hart took up sketching while still living at home. After working unsuccessfully in his father’s printing factory, he briefly studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the 1890s. Starting in 1897, Hart regularly traveled to countries near and far. For several years, he earned his living as a sign painter to support his passion for sketching the sights he encountered. His trip to Tahiti and Samoa in 1903 and 1904, where he made his first accomplished portraits and figure studies, proved to be significant in the development of his unconventional art career.

Hart traveled extensively around Mexico in 1923, 1925, and annually from 1926 to 1929. Again, he produced a multitude of drawings resulting in lively images that reveal his fascination with picturesque scenery, colorful characters encountered in markets or on the road, and local pastimes, such as cockfighting or music-making. His views from his visit to the Mexican state of Veracruz are particularly noteworthy: there is a lovely watercolor of the church in Huiloapan (c. 1923-25) and he dramatically colored variant impressions of his 1925 etching Orizaba, Mexico. One view shows a storm-threatened scene, while the other features a majestic, sunlit vista accented by a turquoise river rushing through the valley.

Vagabond Artist: “Pop” Hart in Tahiti, Mexico, and the Caribbean was organized by Marilyn Symmes, the Zimmerli’s Curator of Prints and Drawings and Director of the Morse Research Center for Graphic Arts. Ms. Symmes was assisted by three Rutgers art history students – Leeza Cinar (BA, 2016), Yarden Elias (BA, 2014), and Reshma Nayyar (PhD, 2014) – in updating the documentation of hundreds of Hart’s prints, drawings, and watercolors in the museum’s records.

ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM|RUTGERS
The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum houses more than 60,000 works of art, ranging from ancient to contemporary art. The permanent collection features particularly rich holdings in 19th-century French art; Russian art from icons to the avant-garde; Soviet nonconformist art from the Dodge Collection; and American art with notable holdings of prints. In addition, small groups of antiquities, old master paintings, as well as art inspired by Japan and original illustrations for children’s books, provide representative examples of the museum’s research and teaching message at Rutgers. One of the largest and most distinguished university-based art museums in the nation, the Zimmerli is located on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Established in 1766, Rutgers is America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and a premier public research university.

VISITOR INFORMATION
The Zimmerli Art Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and the first Tuesday of each month (except August), 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and major holidays, as well as the month of August.

Z Café featuring the Food Architects is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a variety of breakfast, lunch, and snack items. The café is closed major holidays, as well as the months of July and August.

SUPPORT
The Zimmerli’s operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and income from the Avenir Foundation Endowment and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment, among others. Additional support comes from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; and donors, members, and friends of the museum.

Image: The Shopkeeper’s Daughter, Tahiti, 1903; Watercolor over graphite on paper; 11 ¾ x 11 5/8 in. (29.8 x 29.5 cm); Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University; Gift of the estate of Jeanne Overbury Hart

“BAGELS, LOX, & JEWISH JOCKS” INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION IN FREEHOLD SEPT. 27TH

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WHERE: The Jewish Heritage Museum is located in the Mounts Corner Shopping Center, at 310 Mounts Corner Drive Freehold. NJ, at the corner of Route 537 and Wemrock Road. It is on the second floor of the historic Levi Solomon Barn. The Museum is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization, and is handicapped accessible.

Join us as Rabbi Brooks Susman, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Kol Am, leads us through the history of Jews in sports including Marty Glickman, Benny Leonard, Red Auerbach, Art Shamsky, Kerri Strug, and sports figures of today. A question and answer period will follow. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome, young and old, male and female.

www.jhmomc.org for information and tickets.

MUSIC & COMEDY NEXT UP AT THE MAYO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN MORRISTOWN

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WHEN: Friday, September 25 at 8 pm
WHERE: Mayo PAC, 100 South St., Morristown
TICKETS: $39-79

Whenever Chick Corea and Béla Fleck take to the stage, genres always fly fast and furious. Performing together, these two master musicians weave duets out of staggering virtuosity creating mind-blowing magic performances. 

 

 

 

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WHEN: Tuesday, September 29 at 8 pm

WHERE: Mayo PAC, 100 South St., Morristown
TICKETS: $79-$150

British rock legends Tears for Fears come to Mayo Performing Arts Center.  Tears for Fears made a name for themselves in the 1980s, with a string of hits that included “Shout,” “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” “Head Over Heels” and “Sowing the Seeds of Love.”

 

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WHEN: Wednesday, September 30 at 7:30 pm; Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm

WHERE: Mayo PAC, 100 South St., Morristown
TICKETS: $20

Comedian Brad Zimmerman performs My Rise to the Middle, a sequel to his off-Broadway one man show , My Son, the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy, in Mayo Performing Art Center’s Starlight Room.

This funny and poignant sequel to My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy chronicles the further adventures of comedian Brad Zimmerman and his quest to make it in show business, despite a well-meaning but meddling Jewish mother, and a turbulent professional and social life. The audience will also have the opportunity to meet with Zimmerman after each performance and discuss the work.

“LAUGH ALL NIGHT” FEATURES ISRAELI AND PATERSON COMEDIANS

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LAUGH ALL NIGHT @BERGENPAC: VOLUME 2

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCT 2, 2015 – 8 PM
WHERE:
bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
TICKETS: $25
Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or
Box Office (201) 227 1030

Come out and enjoy a night of laughter at bergenPAC’s very own comedy series featuring established city comics, but without the hassle of city prices!  All our comics have played to club and theater audiences throughout the country - and you never know who may drop by to be part of the show! 

Bring your friends and have a fun evening with us at bergenPAC! Shows are suitable for mature audiences 18 and older

The show’s Host is:

Image result for Sherry DaveySherry Davey is the ultimate bi-coastal lady. She was born in the United States but raised in England. For years her family went back and forth between the two countries, but her parents always made sure she saw American dentists regularly.  Sherry’s comedic style was influenced mostly by her grandfather, Maxwell Lapham, who was a stand-up comic and night club performer in London during the 1940’s and 50’s. Sherry is known for her many dialects and characters, from American Valley Girl to impressions of her Hungarian father which has been recognized and honored for their versatility and hilarity.

Sherry was seen most recently on Nick Mom, Nick at Nite, AXS TV, TV Guide Channel, Comedy Central, Tru TV, NBC’s The Today Show, and Fox News Channel. She appears regularly in NYC at: Gotham Comedy Club; Broadway Comedy Club; The Comic Strip; and Stand Up New York.

Comedians of the night are:

Rodney Laney from Paterson 300dpiPaterson, NJ native Rodney Laney has made two appearances on “Gotham Comedy Live,” and has been seen on “LOL Lounge” as TBS Presents A Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs Chicago, Comedy.TV, The Late Late Show on CBS, P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy on HBO, Fox News Channel's Red Eye, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, in London on the BBC's The World Stands Up and truTV’s The Smoking Gun Presents…. He has completed pilots for Comedy Central, A&E and MTV. He has also appeared at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival Montreal.

Image result for Gina BrillonActress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in Bronx, New York. She’s been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. Her first one hour special, Pacifically Speaking, was produced by Gabriel Iglesias and will debut on NuvoTV in Fall 2014. She has a featured role in Gabriel Iglesias’ upcoming theatrical film, The Fluffy Movie. She’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately, AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live, The View, and is the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s 2012 Stand up for Diversity Showcase. She was selected to be part of Montreal’s Just For Laughs New Faces Showcase. Gina sells more tickets as a headliner within the Improv Comedy Club chain than any new artist. Gina is also an accomplished singer, published writer, and poet, her pieces have appeared in the New York Post and Daily News among others.

Shuli Egar from Israel 300dpiShuli Egar was born in Israel and came to the states when he was 4 years old.  He speaks fluent Hebrew and started doing comedy in 1999.  He earned his stripes on the Las Vegas strip and has since become a favorite on The Howard Stern Show, as a performer and as a writer and producer. He is an important and versatile member of the Sirius XM family and its channels hosting his own show Miserable Men and as a regular on The Jay Thomas Show for the past 7 years.

Shuli now headlines at comedy clubs, but also continues to perform with some of the best comics working today, including Artie Lange, Jim Norton, Howie Mandel, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Attell, Amy Schumer , Jim Breuer, Judah Friedlander, Jim Florentine, Lisa Lampanelli, and many others.

About bergenPAC
Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area’s cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC – the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that reaches more than 30,000 students annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, “hands-on” training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors, members, and patrons that the not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community.

For updates, “Like” bergenPAC on Facebook (facebook.com/#!/bergenpacfan), follow @bergenPAC on Twitter, follow us on LinkedIn and visit our website at www.bergenpac.org.

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