Growing from our renowned CSTW, this summer theatre intensive for students 15-19 is committed to further empowering our young theater artists through training with professional artists culminating in a final showcase performance. Participants will also have options to work one-on-one with our teaching artists in affordable private lessons.
Direction by Letitia Townes
Music Direction by Khy Garner
Choreography by Q
Book by Thomas Meehan Mark O'Donnell
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman Scott Wittman
Based on the New Line Cinema film, written and directed by John Waters
Linden High School Auditorium
121 W. St. Georges Ave., Linden, NJ
General Admission Adult $15 / Students & Seniors $12
Call 908-925-7619 or order your tickets online HERE!
It’s 1962, and plump, big-haired teenager Tracy Turnblad dreams of dancing on the local teen dance TV program, The Corny Collins Show. When she learns a few dance moves from her black friend Seaweed, her wish comes true and she becomes an instant local celebrity. Using her new-found fame, Tracy advocates for racial integration on the show - an uphill battle she has every intention of winning.
This fall, we celebrate our 25th with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! The show centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School where six quirky kids compete in a Bee run by three equally quirky grown-ups.
Just in time for election season, we bring you Radio Golf, the final installment in August Wilson's ten-part series, The Century Cycle. Set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an African-American politician preparing to throw his hat into the ring for Mayor is torn between doing what is right and what will help him win.
Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, the Peanuts gang is sure the entertain as they remind us of the true meaning of Christmas in this stage version of everyone’s favorite holiday television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and all the Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas pageant and ultimately learn the true meaning of Christmas. Complete with the little Christmas fir tree, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is a present the whole family can enjoy!
George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help is community, considers suicide on Christmas Eve after losing $8,000. His guardian angel, Clarence, shows George all the lives he has touched and how different life in his community of Bedford Falls would be had he never been born. George meant so much to so many people; should he just throw it all away?
Make our new holiday tradition yours!
Bringing the Wonderful Life Spirit of Giving home to the UCPAC, we will once again be collecting toys and gifts at our performances to support the YWCA Union County Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter' Project North Pole. They are looking for new unwrapped gifts for women, teens, and children who won't be in their own homes this holiday season. Big gift bags, tape & wrapping paper are also appreciated.
Come join in the holiday spirit as members of Mystic Vision Players and the choir of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church perform songs of thanksgiving and Christmas both new and old.