Thursday, February 14, 2013
'ANNIE'S Locket of Love' sweepstakes asks Patch communities in New Jersey: If you could give a locket to someone you care about deeply, what would the inscription say?
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Thursday, February 14
The iconic story of "ANNIE" is about hope, optimism and love, and there is no better symbol of that than the locket Annie wears around her neck, a token of love from her biological parents to help her get through tough times. As "ANNIE returns to Broadway’s Palace Theatre," organizers would like to give Patch community members in New Jersey a chance to express that same kind hope by creating their own locket inscriptions, with the best entries scoring a chance to win two tickets to see the show. To enter tell us in 110 characters or less in the comment section below: If you had a locket, who would you give it to and what would it say? We’ll keep the comment section open through the week, and multiple entries are allowed. Then on Feb. 11 we…
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
LHS alumni Stephen Oremus and Nikki M. James receive nod for their work in The Book Of Mormon.
As nominations for the Tony Awards were announced, two Livingston graduates were among 14 nominated for their work on The Book of Mormon: Actress Nikki M. James and Stephen Oremus, the show's musical director. The Book of Mormon has been an unlikely hit about two Mormon missionaries who find more than they bargained for in Africa. The musical was written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the popular animated series “South Park,” and Robert Lopez, co-creator of the Tony Award-winning musical “Avenue Q.” The play nabbed a leading 14 Tony Award nominations Tuesday morning, for best musical, best book of a musical, best original score, two leading actor spots and two featured actor nominations, among others. James earned her …
Friday, August 20, 2010
Township's recreational theater camp ends with a Broadway caliber show.
On Thursday evening, the Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure Services' organization hosted "From Here to Broadway" at the Monmouth Court Community Center. The dance recital served as the culmination of an intensive two-week recreational dance camp run by the township. Each day, camp-goers sang, danced and acted from 9am until 4pm with only a short break in between for lunch and snack. This was no boot camp though; as the campers genuinely enjoyed the hours of hard work that they put into rehearsing parts. Under the direction of instructors Janet Kelton, Andi Hopkins and Kathy Pucci, the children learned about all aspects relating to the world of Broadway. After only eight sessions and 56 hours of preparation, the opportunity came for the …