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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Dreamcatcher Presents A Musical State of Mind at MONDO

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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, presents the cabaret A Musical State of Mind on Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11 at MONDO, 426 Springfield Avenue in Summit.

A Musical State of Mind is a cabaret of songs inspired by our great states and the cities within them. You might hear James Taylor's “Carolina in My Mind,” “New York, New York,” “Moonlight in Vermont,” Tom Waits' “Jersey Girl” and many more brought to you by Dreamcatcher's singers and their guests. The audience is welcome to sing along or sit back and enjoy the ride!

Performers in the cabaret include Dreamcatcher company members Harry Patrick Christian, Laura Ekstrand and Scott McGowan, who will be joined by guest Vanessa Parvin, a member of the close harmony group Marquee Five (top photo)   and Julian Gordon, an actor and musician based in Summit. The singers will be accompanied by James Lubrano, a musician and vocal coach who has worked with numerous vocal musical groups and schools in the state.

A Musical State of Mind will run on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, November 11 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $25. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged as seating is limited. Purchase tickets online at www.dreamcatcherrep.org or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006.

MONDO-resized-600The performance will be held at MONDO, a cultural gathering place in downtown Summit. For more information on directions and parking, visit www.MondoSummit.com. To purchase tickets or for information on any of Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre's programs, please visit www.dreamcatcherrep.org or contact Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre at Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901, 908-514-9654.

About Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre:

Dreamcatcher was founded in 1994, and is a non-profit professional ensemble of actors who build community with the audience by sharing contemporary, life-affirming stories that challenge, energize and entertain.  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 work has at its heart a belief in the essential goodness of people. The company’s activities include main stage productions, improvisational 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 a senior member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

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