October 1, 2013 at 8:32 AM
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Just in time to provide some Halloween frights, "Carrie: The Musical" is coming to the Baird Theatre this month. Performance dates are October 11-13, October 18-20, and October 25-27, with Frida and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Nicholas J. Clarey is directing this musical, which is based on the novel by Stephen King, for interACT Theatre Productions. Music Direction is by Holland J. Jancaitis.
The cast includes Racheal Owens, Melissa Timpson, Marcello Padilla, Patrina Caruana, Shona Roebuck, Brendan Joel Bartlett, Doreen Oliver, David Wren-Hardin, Mark J. Parker, Katrina Medof, Lawrence Dandridge, Ann Alfano, Alex Schuetz, Rikkie Anne, Holly Joyce Lehren, Kayla Stewart, Levil Shawn DaCosta, Tasha Williams, and Heidi Hart.
Lawrence D. Cohen wrote the book, Michael Gore the music and Dean Pitchford the lyrics, for this play, which puts a musical spin on the story of high school misfit Carrie, and the secret powers she unleashes on prom night.
The Baird Theater is located at 5 Mead Street, on the third floor. Learn more and buy tickets at interACT’s website: http://www.interactproductions.org/