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Young Performers Workshop: Festival of Shows

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Little Theatre
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840


2:00pm: Count To Ten (A Brand New Family Musical)

Book By Michael Blevins & Beth Clary

Music & Lyrics By Michael Blevins, Scott Knipe, Bruce Sacks, And David Wollenberger

Loner, And Unemployed Actor/Writer Victor Heads To Starwood Performing Arts Camp In The Catskill Mountains Where He Is Forced Into Producing His Unfinished Original Musical With A Cast Of Adolescents. Madoc Dean, Whose Long Unkept Hair Barely Covers The Suspicious Look In His Eyes, Learns With Victor That No Man Can Make It Alone. Despite Victor's Inherent Distrust Of Women He Eventually Learns To Love One, Claire The Camp's Ballet Teacher. Count To Ten Is A High-Spirited, Toe-Tapping, Rich And Satisfying Musical That Gets Richer With Repeated Viewings. Count To Ten Is Presented Through Special Arrangement With Group Theatre Too.

5:00pm: The Clown

Book, Lyrics And Music By C. Robert Jones

The Clown Is The Story Of Mumbles, A Shy Clown, Who Falls In Love With The Beautiful Ballerina, Doria.  When Dr. Tutto, The Jealous Circus Owner Discovers This, He Frames Mumbles With The Theft Of The Circus Money Box, And Mumbles Is Banished. The Clown Is Presented Through The Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency, Inc.

8:00pm: Grease

Book, Lyrics And Music By Warren Casey & Jim Jacobs

Here Is Rydell High's Senior Class Of 1959: Duck-Tailed, Hot-Rodding "Burger Palace Boys" And Their Gum-Snapping, Hip-Shaking "Pink Ladies" In Bobby Sox And Pedal Pushers, Evoking The Look And Sound Of The 1950s In This Rollicking Musical. Head "Greaser" Danny Zuko And New (Good) Girl Sandy Dumbrowski Try To Relive The High Romance Of Their "Summer Nights" As The Rest Of The Gang Sings And Dances Its Way Through Such Songs As "Greased Lightnin'," "It's Raining On Prom Night," "Alone At The Drive-In Movie" Recalling The Music Of Buddy Holly, Little Richard, And Elvis Presley That Became The Soundtrack Of A Generation. An Eight-Year Run On Broadway And Two Subsequent Revivals, Along With Innumerable School And Community Productions Place Grease Among The World's Most Popular Musicals. Grease Is Presented By Special Arrangement With Samuel French, Inc.

Tickets: Adults $12.50, Child (-12) $10, Ypw Alumni $5

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