July 10, 2014 at 7:00 AM
MADISON, NJ - The Madison Recreation Department and Playwrights Theatre will present a performance of "Godspell" at Madison High School later this month.
In a special arrangement with the Theatre Authority, the cast of the play will include professional Equity Actors who will be working alongside the student actors as mentors and fellow performers.
The production, which is considered appropriate for teenagers and adults, will be performed on July 24, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. and July 26 at 2 p.m.
The production will be directed by Danielle Constance and musical direction by Karen Romero with assistant musical direction by Jane Keitel. The cast features student actors Anastasia Arvanites, Melissa Barry, Rob Bazaral, Larry Bissett, Katharine Brundage, Kavi Daniels, Loren Donnelly, Max Dreitlein, Mike Dreitlein, Pauline Figarelli, Brian Lang, Kathryn McManus, Kristin McManus, Alex Post, Walter F. Rodriguez, Jayati Samar.
The play will also feature performances by professional actors Najah A. Johnson, Sahirah Johnson and Jane Keitel.
Single tickets are on sale now $10 for adults and $5 for students/child. For tickets, call the box office at (973) 514-1787, ext. 31, or visit www.ptnj.org. There will no charge for senior citizens, who can call the Senior Center at (973) 593-3095 for tickets.
Performances will take place at Madison High School at 170 Ridgedale Ave.
“This is a very powerful talented cast of local performers,” said John Pietrowski, Playwrights Theatre artistic director. “Audiences should expect a very energetic and moving production.”