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Cedar Grove Actors to Appear in High School Musical Jr. this Weekend


LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Eight young actors from Cedar Grove will appear in the Passaic Valley Summer Theater Junior's production of High School Musical Jr. this weekend. 

The Cedar Grove contingent includes Ian Wilson, Maeve Wilson, Morgan Tencza, Eric Silverman, Sofia Cordaro, Gabi DiMattia, Lillyanna Ricco and Sullivan Tencza.  

Performances are on August 4 and 5 at 7 pm. at Passaic Valley High School, 100 East Main Street, Little Falls, NJ. This program is an exciting theatrical experience open to students in NJ/NY area. This year's participating towns include; Little Falls, Woodland Park, Cedar Grove, Clifton, Totowa, and Pompton Plains.

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Production staff includes Michael DeLuccia as director, Cathy DeLuccia as Musical Director, Malinda DiPasquale as Choreographer, and Jennifer Shue as Producer. Tickets can be purchased online at Any questions, please contact Jennifer Shue at 973-890-2500 x2522.


Cast List:

Troy Bolton - Kyle Berdin, Little Falls

Chad Danforth - Mohammad Aljarrah, Little Falls

Zeke Baylor - Ian Wilson, Cedar Grove

Gabriella Montez - Jessica Bracken, Clifton

Taylor Mckessie - Nicole Earl, Totowa

Martha Cox - Maeve Wilson, Cedar Grove

Jack Scott - Eric Silverman, Cedar Grove

Sharpay Evans - Morgan Tencza, Cedar Grove

Ryan Evans - Chris Perez, Woodland Park

Kelsi Nielsen - Mallory Cestone, Little Falls

Ripper - Kayla Perricelli, Totowa

Mongo - Fiona Cathcart, Little Falls

Coach Bolton - Alexandra Paese, Totowa

Ms. Darbus  - Gabby Cielo, Woodland Park


Sara Castillo, Totowa

Juliana Cestone, Little Falls

Sophia Colacino, Little Falls

Sofia Cordaro, Cedar Grove

Gabi DiMattia, Cedar Grove

Gabriella Fujikawa, Clifton

Brianna Getzoff, Woodland Park

Lillyanna Ricco, Cedar Grove

Alyssa Strippoli, Pompton Plains

Sullivan Tencza, Cedar Grove

Tessa VanDam, Little Falls

Sarah Zampella, Little Falls


This program is sponsored by Passaic Valley Education Foundation. Passaic Valley Education Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization comprised of parents, educators, alumni, and residents who are devoted to the enrichment and continuing excellence of the high school and the community it serves. The foundation was created in 2001 with the mission of providing support for all educational, not-for-profit, and community-related programs. Our desire is to encourage all members of the community and alumni to share this vision and provide fiscal support for those programs.

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