Ocean City Pops, Ocean City, New Jersey
eNEWS ~ Friends of the Ocean City Pops (FOCP)
This eNEWS installment contains:
Sunday, Sept. 5th
, Tuesday, Sept. 7th
and Wednesday, Sept. 8th
(Three Performances) - Anything Goes
Join the HMS Music Pier ocean liner for an evening of great frolic and fun in a fully staged performance of Cole Porter's hits like You're the Top and I Get a Kick Out of You. (See cast photos and article - shown below.)
Sunday, Sept.12th - GAMP Choir
The Girard Academic Music Program's Concert Choir appears with tenor Justin Gonzalez and pianist Yang Bao plays Beethoven with the Ocean City POPS.
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Three Performances, Sept. 5th, 7th and 8th
Ocean City Theatre Company proudly presents
With the Ocean City POPS Orchestra
Rounding out the 2010 Summer Season of the Ocean City Theatre Company (OCTC) and the Ocean City POPS, is the Musical Comedy, Anything Goes!
Reno and Moon
Set aboard a cruise ship in the 1930s, Anything Goes is a musical farce with a score by Cole Porter. Many of musical sections have become American standards: Itʼs Delovely, Friendship, I Get a Kick out of You, and more! The historic Ocean City Music Pier will be a perfect venue for such a vintage affair of fabulous music and dazzling dance set aboard the S.S. American cruise liner.
Maestro William Scheible conducts the Ocean City POPS Orchestra as shipboard shenanigans, terrific tapping, spectacular costumes, contagious music and hilarious comedy comes to life on stage with a cast of professional singers, dancers and actors from across the country.
Kelly Swartz, a graduate of New York University serves as Choreographer with Staging Direction by OCTC Artistic Director, Michael Hartman. Kelly Martin an accomplished pianist and Music Director will over see music for the cast.
Hope and Billy
Catch this hilarious Broadway Musical on September 5, 7 and 8 at 7:30 PM at the Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.
This production is appropriate for all ages and the perfect outing for any group.
We are offering special rates for groups of 20 people or more and it is a perfect event for Student/Senior Groups, Red Hat Societies, Church Groups, etc. If you are interested in a group rate, please contact the Ocean City Annex at (609) 525-9300.
Please Note: Show Start Time is 7:30 pm
Location: Ocean City Music Pier
Sunday, Sept. 5th - CapeBank Charitable Foundation
Wednesday, Sept. 8th - TBD
Anything Goes - Cast Photos
Photo Credit: Brian Ewing
Headshot Layout Credit: Justin D. Mac .
Some other key info on cast members...
Allyson Pace stars as the bold, belting, Reno Sweeney. Allyson was last seen as the crabby Lucy in CHARLIE BROWN and appeared as a featuring soloist with the OC Pops at their Cole Porter Concert held earlier in the season. Pace recently made an Off-Broadway debut in CHILDREN OF EDEN as a Narrator.
Mike Shultz returns to the OC stage as the song and dance man, Billy Crocker, Shultz is a recent graduate of the Musical Theatre Program at Penn State University and just completed a International contract at the Walters Theater is Canada.
Jenny Piersol creates the love lost Hope Harcourt in ANYTHING GOES. She last served as Co-Choreographer to OCTC's production of OKLAHOMA and appeared as Minnie Fay in last year's HELLO, DOLLY! Piersol is a resident of NYC and has performed at Fulton Opera House and Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
Bobby Underwood makes his OCTC debut as Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin. Underwood spent most of his summer performing at Millbrook Playhouse in Pennsylvania.
Ashley Blasland returns to OCTC as Bonnie, the hilarious sidekick to Moonface. Blasland has a vast performing resume including performances at the Roxy Regional Theater in TN, Heritage Repertory Theater in VA and Theater Ban in NY.
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Sunday, September 12th
GAMP Concert Choir
Justin D. GonzalezThe Girard Academic Music Program's Concert Choir appears with tenor Justin Gonzalez and pianist Yang Bao plays Beethoven with the Ocean City POPS.
Location: Ocean City Music Pier
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