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Community Events on LBI
Lots Of LBI Community Events Courtesy Of LBI Business Alliance
November 29 - December 18
Surflight Theatre: is proud to present a Holiday Musical Comedy, the premiere of Plaid Tidings - A Special Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid through December 18. Directed by Francis Kelly with choreography by Taryn Herman, and music direction by Jeremy Randall, Plaid Tidings - A Special Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid is written by Stuart Ross and continues the story of the singing group whose lives were lost in an accident involving a busload of teens en route to see ªThe Ed Sullivan Show.º Encouraged by a heavenly phone call from Rosemary Clooney, the high-spirited boys of Forever Plaid - Frankie, Sparky, Jinx and Smudge are transported from the ethereal cosmos to stage a nostalgic holiday extravaganza for world-weary mortals on Earth. Stuffed with such ªPlaid-erizedº Christmas standards as ªMr. Santa,º ªLet It Snowº and ªHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,º Plaid Tidings is one holiday treat that is truly heaven-sent.
Stuart Ross directed the original New York production of Forever Plaid and many of the long-running productions around the world. He also helmed Forever Plaid: The Movie, which is slated for release in the spring of 2012. The Sound of Plaid, the coed glee club version of Forever Plaid, has been performed in schools and colleges around the country.
Tickets are $36-$54. Tickets are available online at www.surflight.org. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Surflight box office, by phone at 609-492-9477. For groups (15 or more) call: 609-492-9477 X-201
Friday December 2
LBI Business Alliance Night At Surflight Theatre
Package Price of $59 includes Dinner at Carmen's in Beach Haven & A Special Holiday Musical at Surflight.
Separately - Show Tickets only $34 and dinner at Carmen's only $25.
For tickets, please call Gay at 609-492-9477, ext 203
Saturday December 3
1. Make a Card Basket: 10 am - 2 pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. For more information & fees, call 609-449-1241.
2. Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade and Winter Festival: 10 am - 4 pm. The 32nd Annual Christmas Parade starts at 1 pm and runs until 3 pm on Long Beach Blvd. in Ship Bottom from 5th to 25th Street.
4. Lighthouse International Film Society Screening: 8 pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. The Film is "The Immaculate Misconception." Admission is only $5. Call 609-494-1241 for more information. The movie is a comedy and was written by P.J. Leonard who wrote ªThe Fallen Faithfulº which won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the 2010 Lighthouse International Film Festival.
In The Immaculate Misconception we meet Mary Flanagan, a good girl who goes to the gynecologist to get a pill for a friend in exchange for protection from the school bullies. All of a sudden, Mary Flanagan is pregnant. But how? She claims she has been visited by Saint Bernadette and the Holy Virgin Mother. So her pregnancy must be a miracleÐit must be the second comingÐright here in Jersey City! When word gets out, the faithful seek her and the media descend on her and her boyfriend who believes her and loves her despite the circumstances.
Filmed in Jersey City, the movie is directed by Greg Levine and stars Courtnee Draper, Joseph Perrino and Ed Moran. This is the third in the Fall film series of the Lighthouse Film Society. Films will continue throughout the winter and culminate with the 3 day Film Festival June 1-3, 2012.
Friday December 9
Surflight Theatre: Dinner & Silent Auction Fundraiser - Meet in person Andrea McCardle, Broadway's original Annie
Join award-winning Broadway star Andrea McArdle (Annie, Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, Starlight Express, State Fair) along with award-winning Broadway producers Roy Miller (West Side Story revival, The Drowsy Chaperone, Ragtime, etc.) and Timothy Laczynski (The Pee-wee Herman Show, A Christmas Story) for an evening of fine food and fabulous entertainment.
Tim and Roy are also Surflight's Executive Producer and Artistic Director, and they will be on hand to share exciting news about Surflight's upcoming 2012 season and their upcoming Broadway projects. Also, enjoy a special drop-in appearance from the cast of Surflight's current holiday production Plaid Tidings. It's a fun evening you do not want to miss.
All inclusive $75 price includes Soup, Salad, Choice of Slow roasted prime rib with a horseradish cream sauce, Sauteed Chicken with wild mushroom marsala sauce. Baked Salmon with a fresh lemon and dill sauce, and dessert. Coffee, Tea and Iced Tea included - Bring Your Own Wine.
A Silent Auction of Surflight Theatre memorabilia, theatre ticket packages, and a special Dinner for Four, prepared by Carmen's award-winning Executive Chef in your LBI home! FOR RESERVATIONS: Call Carmen's Restaurant at 609-848-9650, located at 122 North Bay Ave., Beach Haven, NJ 08008
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