Eric Hafen has been the Artistic Director of the Bickford Theatre since 2001.  He will talk about his role in the theatre on December 20 at the 10 A.M meeting of the Summit Old Guard.  The presentation at the New Providence Municipal Center features the actual role that he performs and the responsibilities that go with it.  Mr. Hafen will explain the preplanning and the execution of a professional theatre season. 

Eric Hafen has been active in the theatre for over 30 years. He has acted in and directed both musicals and non-musicals thought New England, New York and New Jersey.  He has worked Off-Broadway and provided artistic direction for the Six Flags Corporation.

All area 50-plus active men are invited to attend meetings of the Summit Area Old Guard on Tuesday mornings at the New Providence Municipal Center at 360 Elkwood Avenue. A coffee hour starts at 9:15 that is followed by a 10 AM short business meeting. Old Guard members participate in sports, bridge, hikes, trips, plays, concerts and cultural events. Call Ralph Ortega at 908-244-4384 for more information or log on to the website: