New Jersey Stage

Thursday, April 14, 2011

SOUTH ORANGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (SOPAC) HOSTS SPRING GALA FEATURING THE MIDTOWN MEN – FOUR STARS FROM THE ORIGINAL CAST OF JERSEY BOYS

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- A one-night only benefit performance featuring The Midtown Men, four stars from the Original Cast of Broadway’s mega-hit musical Jersey Boys will take place on Saturday, June 4th at 8:00pm at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).  A pre-performance reception will begin at 6:30pm and a post-performance reception will be held at 10:00pm.

The Midtown Men are Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer. The group’s jump-to-your-feet show features top hits from a who’s who of the ‘60s including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, and The Four Seasons, whose story they brought to life every night as stars in the original cast of Jersey Boys.

Admission is  $150 (concert w/ pre- & post-receptions), $100 (concert & post-reception), $75 (concert only). To purchase tickets, visit http://www.SOPACnow.org or call 973.313.ARTS.  *$10 discount for all SOPAC Members + residents of South Orange/Maplewood.  Tickets are currently on sale to SOPAC Members and go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 8 at 12:00 Noon.

As part of SOPAC’s annual tradition, the Gala evening kicks off with a salute to four special honorees: Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive; Anthony Leitner, SOPAC Board President; Nicholas Santoro, retired Director of Fine Arts for the South Orange/Maplewood School District; and the 2011 Felsman Spirit Award recipient Patrick Morrissy, Executive Director of HANDS (Housing and Neighborhood Development Services, Inc.).