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 www.thestrollers.org for information and to purchase tickets, or call 973-761-8453 to reserve tickets.

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  1. Maplewood Strollers
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  3. themaplewoodstrollers@gmail.com
Sat, November 16
8:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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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

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10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Vincent Church Thanksgiving Food Drive Continues in Nutley

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Public Invited to Participate in Essex County Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest

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PUBLIC HEARING 2019 CDBG

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SUNSHINE NOTICE Nutley Board of Commissioners

SUNSHINE NOTICE
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'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

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An Expression of Gratitude

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Thank You Nutley

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WNBC-TV Attends Scotch Plains-Fanwood BOE Meeting to Cover Student 'Blackface' Controversy

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May 19, 1932 - Sep 25, 2019
Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Dedicated to preserving local history Dorothy L.
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Jul 19, 1940 - Sep 10, 2019
Loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother Victoria M. Petracco, 79 of ...
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