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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
The play will be staged at Camden County College April 26-28.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A Friday beef and beer doubles as a fundraiser for the show choir, part of Mainstage Center for the Arts, and a live performance.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Take a stroll down memory lane with 'My Way, A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra,' presented by Mainstage Center for the Arts.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Mainstage Center for the Arts thespians will bring the true story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan's groundbreaking work to life. Performances continue through Feb. 16.
Mainstage Center for the Arts submitted the following information on its production of The Miracle Worker: “At the beginning I was only a little mass of possibilities. It was my teacher [Anne Sullivan] who unfolded and developed them. When she came, everything about me breathed of love and joy and was full of meaning,” wrote Helen Keller in her autobiography, The Story of My Life. Playwright William Gibson captured the way Anne Sullivan brought meaning to Helen Keller’s dark, silent world in The Miracle Worker. Mainstage Center for the Arts (MCA) will present this true, inspirational tale Feb. 8-16 at Camden County College’s Dennis Flyer Theatre. The Miracle Worker tells the story of Keller, who lost her sight and hearing at 19 months due …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Boy Scouts Troop 177 will have the Peace Light on hand.
Gloucester Township's annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony will take place Sunday evening. The event, held at Lt. Col. Samuel M. Siler Veterans Memorial Park, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. It will mark the third straight year Mayor David Mayer and members of Township Council have been joined by community members to light up the tree at the joint entrance to the park and Chews Landing Road municipal complex. Boys Scouts Troop 177 will have the Peace Light its members retrieved from JFK Airport in New York City on Monday at the tree-lighting ceremony, allowing residents to light their only "peace candles" to take home. Also, Blackwood-based Mainstage Center for the Arts' Harmony and Encore choirs will perform Christmas favorites. It's worth …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Mainstage has a jam-packed schedule for all the weekend of Dec. 15 and 16.
Celebrating favorite traditions with family and friends makes the holiday season fun, whether it’s baking cookies, spinning the dreidel, caroling, or attending festive parties. For hundreds of local families, the Mainstage Center for the Arts (MCA) Holiday Concert and Family Festival has also become a favorite tradition. This event, held Dec. 15 and 16 this year, includes a visit from Santa Claus, plus an uplifting concert featuring MCA’s premiere show choirs, Harmony and Encore; High Pointe Dance Troupe; and excerpts from the Nutcracker Ballet by MCA School of Dance. In addition, opera singer and New Jersey native Robin Wilson returns with a special guest performance. Mainstage has traditionally offered one performance of its annual …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The musical comes to Mainstage Center for the Arts' Blackwood home
Seussical, the fantastical, magical musical extravaganza, leaps from the pages of Dr. Seuss’ children’s books onto the Dennis Flyer Theatre’s stage in Mainstage Center for the Arts’ upcoming production. Written by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Seussical runs Nov. 16-18 at Camden County College. It features more than a dozen Gloucester Township residents. One of the most-performed shows in America, Seussical delights audiences of all ages with its colorful cast of characters including Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, Jojo, Gertrude McFuzz and Lazy Mayzie. The mischievous Cat in the Hat (Shaun Levey, of Berlin) narrates, leading the audience on a roller-coaster ride of adventure, weaving story lines and characters …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Daniel Ho performs at Camden County College on Nov. 18.
A ukulele craze is sweeping the nation, and the world for that matter. The tiny, four-string instrument has been flying off the shelves of music stores. Ukulele chat rooms abound on the internet. And ukulele meet up clubs have popped up in southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, and the Main Line. Riding the wave of the ukulele’s popularity is one of the instrument’s most accomplished musicians, Daniel Ho. Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, this six-time Grammy award winner has not traveled to the East Coast in four years. However, on Nov. 18, he’ll be in Gloucester Township teaching a ukulele workshop and presenting a concert for Mainstage Center for the Arts. Alan Okami, president of KoAloha Ukulele, will co-instruct the workshop. “In the last few…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Karl Wirtz plans to repair his Blackwood Pumpkin Festival sand sculpture in time for Sunday's make-up date, organizers say.
Local artist Karl Wirtz will be creating a sand sculpture for this Sunday's Blackwood Pumpkin Festival, after all. "He's going to repair the sculpture he worked on over the weekend," Stacy Napolitano, public relations professional for Pumpkin Festival organizer Mainstage Center for the Arts, said. So, the festival mainstay will still be a part of the annual Black Horse Pike event despite last Sunday's rainout. With Wirtz confirming he'll be participating, a full slate of performances scheduled, and the costume parade and contest still a go, it's not looking like such a bad thing organizers postponed Blackwood Pumpkin Festival by a week. In fact, if you look at the weather forecast, it looks like it was a great decision. While it was in the…