CRANFORD, NJ - Consider yourself invited to see Orange Avenue School’s production of "Oliver!" Performances will be Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 pm, Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3:00 pm. Orange Avenue School is located at 901 Orange Avenue, Cranford. Tickets for all seats are $8 and are available at the door. For ticket inquiries contact OASplayers@gmail.com. 

Follow the young, runaway Oliver Twist as he is ejected from a workhouse and forced to navigate 19th century London in search of acceptance and love. Along his journey in London’s underworld, Oliver meets the colorful Artful Dodger, shrewd Fagin and his gang of pickpockets, sinister Bill Sykes, lovable Nancy and a host of other memorable Dickens characters.

Adapted from the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (Music, Book and Lyrics by Lionel Bart), “Oliver!” is one of the most popular musicals of all time.  The original Broadway production was nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the 1968 film version won the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture.  Favorite songs from “Oliver!” include "Food Glorious Food," "Consider Yourself," "I’d Do Anything," “As Long As He Needs Me,” and "Who Will Buy?"