Monday, January 15, 2018

Musical Theatre, Japanese Drummers Set at RVCC Theatre

WHERE: RVCC Theatre, 118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg

January at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg offers an eclectic lineup—from a production of an award-wining Broadway musical, to music by an energetic, exciting troupe of Japanese drummers. The following shows will be presented:

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line
(Big League Productions)
WHEN: Saturday, January 20, at 8 p.m.
: $25 & $35

From the pen of legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch comes the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation, A Chorus Line. Casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete, and for 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. A Chorus Line brilliantly evokes both the glamour and grind of showbiz. It’s the musical for anyone who’s ever put everything on the line to fulfill a dream. The iconic score features such classics as “What I Did for Love, "One," "I Hope I Get It" and more. A Chorus Line has earned unanimous praise as one of the true masterpieces of live theatre.

Chousensha – The Challengers

Chousensha – The Challengers
(Yamato – The Drummers of Japan)
WHEN:  Friday, January 26, at 7 p.m.
$25 & $35

This wildly entertaining group of energetic young Taiko drummers presents a high-energy spectacle of athleticism, superhuman coordination, and heart-pounding intensity. Performing on drums that weigh up to half a ton, the Yamato drummers demonstrate a staggering display of physical strength. Their trademark infectious energy will leave audiences feeling totally exhilarated. Continually challenging themselves to reach greater heights, the drummers present a spirited performance celebrating the strength, hope, dreams and courage in all of us. The Evening Post has written of this production: “It was simply captivating. The incredible talent and sheer enjoyment of what they do was plain to see.”

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

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit