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Instrument "Test Drive Day" to be Held for West Orange Third Graders

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Parents of third graders across the West Orange School District have just lived through their child's entry into the world of musical instruments with the arrival of the ...

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YMCA to Host Fourth Annual Youth Appreciation Week Diversity Festival

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA is hosting a town-wide Diversity Festival, as a kick-off to this year’s Youth Appreciation Week festivities that begin on May 17 and end on May 25. The ...

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Here's a long overdue review of a great website and learning tool for kids—ABCmouse.com! Like you, I had seen the commercials for it innumerable times, but just never took the step to ...

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This week World Pass International is featuring Resort Villas by Welk Resorts in Escondido California. Located on 450 acres just north of San Diego, California. Welk Resorts is a gorgeous ...

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'Twelve Angry Jurors' to Debut at West Orange H.S. on Oct. 31

By CYNTHIA CUMMING

October 30, 2013 at 1:11 AM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - While 1950s television may not have been the techonological and visual marvel that it is today, it has undeniably been considered the breeding ground for some of the most dramatic and dynamic live television ever produced.  In 1954, Reginald Rose wrote a teleplay for the Studio One Anthology series on CBS called "Twelve Angry Men." It was rewritten for the stage in 1955, and became a popular motion picture in 1957.

The plot revolves around what 11 of 12 jurors consider to be an "open-and-shut" murder case.  What it becomes is a character study of the individuals that are called to form a cohesive group that will determine the life or death of a young man accused of murdering his father.

The West Orange High School Drama Department will perform their own version of Twelve Angry Men, renamed Twelve Angry Jurors, beginning on Thursday, Oct. 31, at the West Orange High School Auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave., at the Pleasant Valley Way entrance.  

Additional performances are scheduled for Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. All three performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Regular shows. 

Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. For tickets log onto www.seatyourself.biz/wohstheater. Mail in ticket forms can be downloaded at www.woboe.org.

There will be a free special senior citizen performance on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m.