New Jersey Stage

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Old Bridge Library To Present "Pageant"

(OLD BRIDGE, NJ) -- The Fair Lawn Recreation Departments Old Library Theatre is presenting Pageant, a beauty contest musical. Pageant is a 90 min. musical farce spoofing your typical beauty pageant and five audience members are chosen as judges. It is cast with men as women, in every competition from bathing suits, to evening gowns to talent and beauty spots. The show is a real crowd pleaser for every audience member and a pre Halloween treat. The show takes place at the Miss Glamouresse beauty pagent. The show is written by Bill Russell (Side Show) and Frank Kelly, with music by Albert Evans and Conceived by Robert Longbottom.

Cast members are J.Edmund Fond of Secaucus as M.C. Frankie Cavalier, Mac McCormick of New Milford as the reigning Miss Glamouresse and other contestants are Douglas Smith of New Milford, Craig M. Tiede and Brendan J. Bartlett of Jersey City, Evan Martinez of Hazlet, eric Parkin of Belleville and Tim Avant.

The show is directed by Linda Wielkotz of Fair Lawn, musical direction by Charles Santoro and choreography by Eleanor Bakalis of Wyckoff.

Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Oct. 15,16.17,22,23,24  Fridays, Saturdays, 8pm and Sundays at 2pm.Performances are held at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th St. Fair Lawn, NJ. Tickets are $20.00, $18.00 students and seniors.  Group sales can be ordered by calling 201-797-3553. Tickets can be reserved online at with no service fee charged.