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Ten Millburn/Short Hills Teens Star in Bring It On The Musical!

  Pictured from left to right are Lucy Hall, Jesse Maitlin, Katie Darvin, William Kaiser, Jennifer Jacobs, Alana Wolf, Alexa Kerner, Sydney Wolfe & Kate Parker-Lentz. Not pictured: Carly Mazer.
Pictured is Carly Mazer with others from the cast of Bring It On The Musical! presented by Pebble Players in Summit, this weekend and next.
Some of Northern New Jersey's most talented and inspiring actors are taking to the stage to perform the first ever community theater production of Bring It On! The Musical at the Oakes Center, 120 Morris Ave, Summit on November 7-9, 14-16, 2014. Tickets are selling briskly with several dates sold out already.

“With this level of talent featured, and an incredible set of dance and gymnastic numbers, Bring It On! seats are moving faster than any show we’ve performed!” said Jayne Myers, the director of this Pebble Players production.  “We are literally going to flip you out! This show is filled with incredible music and gymnastics, it will be hard to remain in your seats.” High school kids from all over New Jersey came in for the auditions, including kids from two of the top area gyms.

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Featuring the high-octane tricks, backstabbing drama and heart-pumping music of the world of competitive cheerleading, Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of what happens when Campbell, cheer captain at affluent Truman High School is redistricted to Jackson High, the school from the wrong side of the tracks, where she faces not just reduced social status but no cheer squad! Campbell must convince Danielle, the leader of Jackson’s hip-hop dance troupe, to start a cheerleading squad. But with the help of new friends, Campbell learns that there are things that may be more important than cheerleading.

Pebble Players is the youth performance subsidiary of Stony Hill Players, Summit's treasured community theater and opera company, which has been bringing great performances to Northern New jersey since 1947.

Bring It On! The Musical hit Broadway in 2012 with an original story by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) and lyrics by Amanda Green (High Fidelity).

Show times are 7:30 on Fridays and Saturdays, 2pm Sunday matinees, and tickets are $20 adults/$10 children when purchased in advance at, prices go up by $5 at the door, so don't wait --tickets for this very popular show are already selling fast.
“Bring It On, The Musical” opens to near sellout crowds
Summit, NJ – November 7-9, 14-16, 2014.

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