Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Theater League to Present Showtune Revue Under the Stars at Weasel Brook Park

SHOWTUNE

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.  A rain date of Sunday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. has been set (also in Weasel Brook Park).
WHERE: Weasel Brook Park, 770 Park Drive, Clifton (adjacent to Paulison Avenue).
ADMISSION: The show is free and open to the public, but those planning to attend must reserve tickets online through the Theater League’s website to accommodate safe Covid-19 social distancing. 

Audience members will be required to wear face masks and are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets. For additional information on the program, call (973) 928-7668 and leave a message. 

Herman is best known as the composer of beloved Broadway musicals such as Hello Dolly, Mame, Mack and Mabel, and La Cage aux Folles. In 2009 Herman received the Tony Award for “Lifetime Achievement in the Theater.” His career spanned five decades and he died in December 2019 at the age of 88.
 
Jalmari Vanamo is the musical director for Showtune, while John Traier serves as the producer. Mark Peterson is the president of the Theater League of Clifton. All three are long-time Clifton residents. Cast members for the show will include all-star performers from recent Theater League musical productions. The show also will feature a live musical ensemble.
 
Showtune is being presented via special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) and funded through the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with a grant from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts. Kearny Bank is the corporate sponsor for the Theater League of Clifton.
 
IMAGE: (l to r) Jalmari Vanamo, musical director; Mark Peterson, president of the Theater League; and John Traier, producer of the show.