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Thursday, December 3, 2015

2015 Winter Festival Of Shows by the CSC Young Performers Workshop

 

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2015 Winter Festival Of Shows
December 12 - 20
Little Theatre
Featuring JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, GEORGE M!, and CABARET.

This Winter Festival of Shows by the Young Performers Workshop is full of musical favorites and includes CSC's family holiday spectacular A Christmas Carol: The Musical.

The Festival will run December 12 through December 20 in the Little Theatre on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown.

“Take it from me, who’s been regularly attending high school musicals for more than four decades: I’ve never seen the likes of what the Centenary Young Performers achieve.”- Peter Filichia, Drama Critic, The Star Ledger
The Young Performers Workshop (YPW) has been called "The most professional kids troupe around!" by the Star Ledger.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Borrowing from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, this rock opera musical tells the story of the last seven days of Jesus Christ's life with memorable songs such as I Don't Know How To Love Him.
Dates: Sunday December 13 at 5:00pm, Friday December 18 at 8:00pm, Saturday December 19 at 2:00pm, Sunday December 20 at 4:00pm.

GEORGE M!
Music & Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Book by Michael Stewart and John & Francine Pascal
Lyrics and Musical Revisions by Mary Cohan
GEORGE M! tells the life story of George M. Cohen, a giant of the American musical theater who gave us such songs as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Over There, You're A Grand Old Flag, and Give My Regards to Broadway, and who transformed the Broadway variety show into a book - driven musical where song and dance advance plot.
Dates: Saturday December 12 at 5:00pm, Saturday December 19 at 5:00pm and Sunday December 20 at 7:00pm

CABARET
Book by Joe Masteroff: Based on the play I Am A Camera by John Van Druten and The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Broadway production directed by Harold Prince. Produced for the Broadway Stage by Harold Prince.
Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, it is based in nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves around the 19 - year - old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw.

Dates: Sunday December 13 at 7:30pm, Saturday December 19 at 8:00pm and Sunday December 20 at 1:00pm.
Tickets: Adults $12.50 | Child $10.00

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