Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Light Opera of N J opens 25th season with 'Basking in Light' a pre-professional showcase

Basking in Light   
   A pre-professional showcase featuring several amazing young artists!
 Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8 PM
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8PM
Saint Mark's Episcopal Church 

"OH MY!  These kids are as good as the older performers they work with!! Don't miss them."
Light Opera of New Jersey opens its 25th season  with
Basking in Light, a pre-professional showcase directed by William Corson and Stanley Dunn on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st, 2019.  Both shows start at 8pm at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 South Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Or call 908-903-0700

Want to hear the sound of amazing young voices who are on track for careers in the performing arts?  What better way to start them off but by working with two experienced directors in a live performance?  William Corson has directed the majority of LONJ shows since the 1990's with significant experience in both operetta and musical theater. Stanley Dunn is a long-time professional actor and singer, who comes from Washington Opera, The Kennedy Center, Arena Stage and the Papermill Playhouse, and has a vast following of young voice students.

Our performers include:
Rachael Chau of Midland Park, NJ
Matthew Delavan of Madison, NJ 
Fia Fusco of  Glen Rock, NJ
Jack Hicks of Bernardsville, NJ
Jadon Lopez of North Begen , NJ
Whitney McDonnell of Mendham, NJ
Emily Grace Pellecchia of Allendale, NJ
Will Roper of Berkeley Heights, NJ
F. Hunter Trstensky  of Stockton, NJ

This showcase will include songs and scenes from many LONJ shows ranging from Thoroughly Modern Millie to The Magic Flute, from Showboat to the Pirates of Penzance, and many others.

Tickets for this showcase are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under and can be obtained at
or call 908- 903-0700

Light Opera of New Jersey  is a premier regional musical theater and light opera company. Its performances feature professional singers in lead roles, backed by highly skilled amateurs such as these talent young artists who are "on their way."  LONJ is a registered non-profit founded in 1995 by Lauran and William Corson of Basking Ridge, NJ.

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