Friday, August 25, 2017

RVCC THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 SEASON: MARK YOUR CALENDARS

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Legally Blonde The MusicalThe Theatre at RVCC’s 2017-2018 season has something to entice audiences of all ages and interests. (Above: Legally Blonde)

To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Box Office, 908-725-3420, or order online at www.rvccArts.org. Subscribers’ packages are available for all Theatre series. Senior citizen, student and group discounts are also available for most performances.

WHERE: 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ.
For additional information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

MAINSTAGE SERIES

Jamie Farr in Tuesdays With Morrie

The Theatre’s 2017-2018 Mainstage series, with reserved seating for most offerings, will include the following performances:

  • Aiken & Friends Fest, North Branch, Friday, September 22, 7 p.m. (Songwriters-in-the Round, $20); Saturday, September 23: noon (musical workshops, $10); 2-5 p.m. (free concert on the RVCC quad); 7 p.m. (Tall Tales & Troubadours with the Mike Aiken Band, $20)
  • Legally Blonde The Musical (Big League Productions), Friday, October 6, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Sense and Sensibility (Aquila Theatre), Saturday, October 7, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Tuesdays With Morrie featuring Jamie Farr (above), Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Babylon (Sandglass Theater), Friday, October 20, at 7 p.m., $20; Saturday, October 21, at 3 p.m., $15 (special matinee pricing)
  • The Capitol Steps, Saturday, October 28, at 8 p.m.; $35 & $45
  • Crankie Storytelling (Katherine Fahey), Saturday, November 11, at 7 p.m., $20; Sunday, November 12, at 3 p.m., $15 (special matinee pricing)
  • Nobunto, Sunday, November 19, at 2 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged) (Reduced Shakespeare Company), Saturday, December 2, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Christmas With The Annie Moses Band, Sunday, December 3, at 2 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Live from WVL Radio Theatre: It’s a Wonderful Life, Tuesday, December 5, at 2 p.m., $15 (special matinee pricing) & 7 p.m., $20
  • The Great Russian Nutcracker (Moscow Ballet), Friday, December 8, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; $40 & $50
  • A Christmas Carol (Nebraska Theatre Caravan), Sunday, December 10, at 2 p.m.; $40 & $50
  • A Chorus Line (Big League Productions), Saturday, January 20, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Chousensha – The Challengers (Yamato – The Drummers of Japan), Friday, January 26, at 7 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company, Saturday, February 3, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • The Mountaintop (LA TheatreWorks), Friday, February 9, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • t’s Dark Outside (The Last Great Hunt), Saturday, February 10, at 3 p.m., $15 (special matinee pricing) & 7 p.m., $20
  • Peking Acrobats, Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m.; $25 & $35 (below)
  • Voces del Sur (Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana), Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Tea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty (Elaine Bromka), Friday, March 9, at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; $15
  • Rhythm of the Dance (The National Dance Company of Ireland), Saturday, March 17, at 8 p.m.; $25 & $35
  • Machine de Cirque, Friday, April 27, at 8 p.m.; $20 & $30

Peking Acrobats_credit Tom Meinhold

CLUB 28 SERIES

The Theatre’s CLUB 28 series will feature a variety of musical events, all on Thursdays with performances at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15 each. Each 1 p.m. performance is set in on-stage theatre-style seating and is approximately one hour in length. The evening shows, set in relaxed on-stage cabaret setting, include refreshments and are approximately two hours long. The following performances will be included, all with general admission seating:

  • North Sea Gas, September 14
  • Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards, October 19
  • Music of the Season (Tim Farrell), November 30
  • Evie Ladin & Keith Terry, March 1
  • Martin Taylor, April 12

TUESDAYS WITH STORIES SERIES

The 2017-2018 Tuesdays With Stories series is a unique way to experience great stories. Performances begin at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and include a discussion, as well as light refreshments. The series is recommended for individuals age 14 and older. Tickets cost $15 each. The following performances will be included, all with general admission seating:

  • The Other Mozart (Samantha Hoefer), October 24
  • The Elephant in Every Room I Enter (Gardiner Comfort), November 28
  • Call Mr. Robeson (Tayo Aluko), February 27
  • Everything Is Fine Until It’s Not (Doreen Oliver), March 13
  • UnFRAMED (Iyaba Ibo Mandingo), April 10

YOUTH AND FAMILY SERIES

Farfalle

The Theatre also will be offering a Youth and Family series for youngsters and their families, all with general admission seating. The following shows will be offered:

  • Symphonie Dramatique (Cas Public), Saturday, October 14, at 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 10 and older; all tickets $10)
  • The Gruffalo (Tall Stories), Sunday, February 25, at 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. (Recommended for ages 3 and older; all tickets $10)
  • Hup (Starcatchers), Thursday, March 15, at 9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.; Friday, March 16, at 9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.; Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. (Recommended for infants to 24 months; all tickets $10)
  • Olive & Pearl (Treehouse Shakers), Monday, April 9, at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. (Recommended for ages 2 and older; all tickets $10)
  • The Young King (Slingsby), Sunday, April 15, at 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. (Recommended for ages 8 and older; all tickets $10)
  • Air Play (Acrobuffos), Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 7 and older; all tickets $10)
  • The Polar Bears Go Up (Fish And Game/ Unicorn Theatre), Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. (Recommended for ages 2 and older; all tickets $10)
  • Pss Pss (Compagnia Baccalà), Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 8 and older; all tickets $10)
  • Farfalle (Compagnia TPO), Monday, May 14, at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Tuesday, May 15, at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. (Recommended for ages 4 and older; all tickets $10) (Above)