July 29, 2005 prime time! B-3
Westfield Summer Workshop
presents My Fair Lady July28
The Westfield Summer Other members of tlie cast
Workshop theater program contin- include students from Westfield,
ues its performance tradition with Scotch Plains, Cranford, Clark,
two presentations of Lerner and Piainlk'ld and lliihway: Chriatin
Lowe s A/v Fair Lady on Thursday, Aswad, Kaw Baggi>r, I.ia Fagan,
July 28. " Sarnh Frantz, ROIMTC.I Glassor-
In the classic production, Bakur, LaiiRn Hughi'.s, Rafi
Professor Henry Higgins, a pho- Jakubovtc, McttKlith I^itimer,
netics expert, accepts Colonel Sierra MuAKney, Annie Pwtcrson,
Pickerings challenge to transform Brian Pollock, LXK> Powell,
Eliza Doolktle, a flower girl, and Camlini' iiiiba, Amy Reich,
pass her on'as royalty. Higgins Meghan Sullivan. David Verchick,
works with her for several weeks, Itijque! MendL'7., Mic]ielloTa|x,'r,
refining her manners and her Macairo Kulchin, Megan Larkin,
speech. Her final test will be her Erica Moifctto, Kaitlyn Mnjek,
appearance at the Embassy Ball. Clancy Nolan, Anilam IU?dmouut,
Filled with such memorable Julia VanKttcn, CUM> Murphy-
tunes as "I Could Have Danced All Ciucn.'tte and Aric! Shrridan.
Night" "Get Me To The Church on The West field Sumjner
Time," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," Workshop, a division of the Now
and "IVe Grown Accustomed To Jersey Wurk.sho]) for the Arts, is a
Her Face," the show will be pre- non-profit organization that is
sented at 1 and 7:30 p.m. at the The students of the Westfield <l«licat(vd to promoting the cre-
Roosevelt Intermediate School on Summer Workshop Theater are ative andrfraimitu-iwta tor stu-
Clark Street in Westfield. The two- performing My Fair Lady at 1 dents in pre-kindei'fiarton thraugh
day run began Wednesday and and 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the the eighth gratlc. It also offei-a
The Philadelphia Funk Authority will bring its brassy, soulful sound to Echo Lake Park next concludes on July 28.
Wednesday. Roosevett Intermediate School musical theater performance
The part of Eliza Doolittle will In Westfield. Cast members L-!asses tin* junior and senior high
be shared among Colleen Cleary include (top row): Colleen school students. For more than
Summer series brings the funk and Sarah Szollar, both of
Westfield, find Gabrieltu Napoli of
Fanwood. Kyle A-slin of Cranford
and Joseph DeCristofaro of Clark
Cleary, Sarah Szollar and tlmv decades the Workshop h^s
Gabriella Napoli, who share the impacted the lives of area stu-
role of Eliza Doolittle: Michael dents, providing an artistic forum.
Rosin, who plays Professor
Union County's free Summer Arts Festival Springfield Avenue in Cranford. For up-to-date will play Freddy Eynsford-Hill. Henry Higgins; Kyle Aslln and Tickets for My Fair Lcuiy ait? $8
concert series continues Wednesday, Aug. 3, concert and rain information call the Henry Higgins will be played by (bottom row) Joseph for adults and $(i for students and
with a performance by the Philadelphia Funk Department of Parks, Recreation and Facilities Michael Rosin of Westfield, and DeCristofaro, who both portray senior citizens. Call (90H) .'S18-
Authority, a group of dedicated musicians ready hotline at S908) 352-8410 after 3 p.m. on the Alfred Dooiittle will be played by Freddy Eynsford Hill; Michael l/Sfil for more information.
to party the night away. day of the concert. Daniel Bcrman of Westfield. Eilbacher, who is Colonel
The outdoor concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in The other free Wednesday night concerts in Colonel Pickering will be played Pickering; and Daniel Berman.
Echo Lake Park, on the border of Mountainside the Summer Arts Festival series include: by Michael Eilbacher, also a resi- who is cast as Alfred Doolittle.
"This brassy, soulful, high energy band com-
Aug. 10 — The Nerds.
Aug. 17 — The Fabulous Greaseband.
dent of Westfield. For tickets, call (908) 518-1551. PICNICS
bines excellent musicianship with an infectious Aug. 24 — Ed Palermo Big Band with Rob
sense of fun," said Rick Proctor, freeholder
chairman. "The Philadelphia Funk Authority
Aug. HI — The Party Dolls.
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On the evening of the Aug. 17 Fabulous
Greaseband Concert, the Runnells Foundation ' BBQ'S
of Brotherly Love. Now they bring the fun to will host a "Party in the Park" dinner as a
Echo Lake Park." fundraiser for Runnells Specialized Hospital Japanese Restaurant
Before the music begins, representatives of Union County. The dinner will begin at 6:30 CallT&L Catering
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p.m. in a tent at the top of the Summer Arts
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