The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for three weekends in November at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road in Maplewood: Fridays and Saturdays, November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 8:00 pm; and Sundays, November 10 and 17 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students and senior citizens. Visit for information and to purchase tickets, or call 973-761-8453 to reserve tickets.

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Sat, November 09
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Add to My Calendar 11/09/2019 8:00pm 12/09/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts

10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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To the Editor:

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