Cranford Dramatic Club Community Theatre is gearing up for the theatre’s 2012-13 season opening this fall with Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show" on Oct. 19.
With nearly 40 years of history and multiple productions worldwide, “Rocky Horror” has been delighting audiences since it's 1973 West End premier. In 1975 “Rocky Horror” was adapted to film starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick receiving rave reviews. As a special treat to enthusiasts, there will be a midnight performance on Oct. 27, and a Halloween performance on Oct. 31.
Also this fall, CDC Theatre will be bringing back it's Children's Production with
“Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical” on Dec. 7. Based on the 2008 Disney Channel movies, it tells the story of Mitchie, her friends and a summer at Camp Rock. With rival Camp Star across the lake, and the survival of Camp Rock at stake, Mitchie gets her fellow Camp Rockers into shape for a showdown.
For 2013, William Gibson's “The Miracle Worker,” will open on Feb. 8, 2013. Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story Of My Life, it follows Annie
Sullivan’s struggle to teach Helen language through the her fingers. Helen
Keller's story touches the entire world, advocating and improving the lives of the
Finally, the music of Meredith Wilson will close out CDC Theatre's season with
“The Music Man” on May 3, 2013. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “Music Man” has been adapted to films and had numerous stage revivals. Once described by critic Brooks Atkinson as “American as apple pie and a Fourth of July oration..."The Music Man is a marvelous show, rooted in wholesome and comic tradition."
Tickets to all performances are on sale now online at www.cdctheatre.org, or by
stopping by the Box Office at 78 Winans Avenue, Cranford, during a performance.
The 201213 Season is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts through grants administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and
Heritage Affairs. CDC Theatre is a nonprofit, all volunteer, community theatre offering awardwinning plays and musicals since 1919. One of the longest continuously producing theatre groups in New Jersey, it reaches out to all audiences, offering senior rates, family oriented theatre, and provisions for those needing assistance.