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Entertainment

Musical Theater and Film with Professor John Kenrick
Hamilton: The Man, The Musical, The Cultural Phenomenon

Tuesday, February 27 • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
How did the life story of America's most controversial founding father become the basis for one of the most acclaimed Broadway musicals of the 21st century?  Sponsored by the Union County HEART Grant.
Price: $7, Member Price: Free
Stay for lunch - Price: $8, Senior Price: $4.25 • reservations are needed three days in advance; contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org

Sing-a-Long with Mitch Radler

Thursday, March 1 • 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Musician Mitch Radler will bring his guitar and lead us in our favorite songs.  Song sheets will be provided.
Price: $7, Member Price: Free
Stay for lunch - Price: $8, Senior Price: $4.25 • reservations are needed three days in advance; contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org

Songs from the Plastic Hallway Featuring Jason Spiewak
Opening Act JCC Staffer Mike Goldstein

Saturday, March 24 • doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Come hear our community's own Spiewak and Goldstein - a night of music, song and goodwill.
Price: $40 • beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 
To register, click here.  Search Hallway

Proceeds benefit The Music is Love Exchange and the JCC of Central NJ
To learn more about The Music is Love Exchange, click here.

Jason is a songwriter, pianist, Grammy voting member, former Warner Music distributed label president, producer, artist manager and brown liquor enthusiast!

Musical Theater and Film with Professor John Kenrick
Mel Brooks: It's Good to Be the King

Tuesday, March 27 • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Brooklyn native, Mel Brooks, became one of the most influential comic writers and filmmakers of our time.  A humorous look at the life and career of a man who discovered how to offend and amuse generations of admirers.
Price: $7, Member Price: Free
Stay for lunch - Price: $8, Senior Price: $4.25 • reservations are needed three days in advance; contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org 

Passover Seder with Cantor Bill Walton

Thursday, March 29 • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a traditional Passover Seder lead by Cantor Walton highlighted by beautiful cantorial music and a delicious Seder lunch.  Reservations are needed by Wednesday, March 21.  Sponsored by Ashbrook Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Price: $12.25, Member Price: $8.25 (cost includes lunch)

Film: Casablanca with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

Thursday, April 12 • 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
In preparation for author Noah Isenberg’s visit, enjoy this film hailed by The New York Times as ”a picture that makes the spine tingle and the heart take a leap.” It won Oscars for best picture, best director and best screenplay and has gone on to enjoy more revival screenings than any other movie in history. 
Price: $7, Member Price: Free
Stay for lunch - Price: $8, Senior Price: $4.25 • reservations are needed three days in advance; contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org 

Split Level Concerts presents
Chris Barron, formerly of The Spin Doctors

Saturday, May 12 • 9:00 p.m., doors open at 8:45 p.m.
Chris Barron rose to fame via his group The Spin Doctors in the early 90s.   Their debut album Pocket Full of Kryptonite (released in 1991) spawned two top ten hits, Two Princes and Little Miss Can't Be Wrong. The album's top position on Billboard's Top 200 was #3. Barron still actively performs with the Spin Doctors and has become an accomplished solo artist in his own right.  His current solo album Angels And One Armed Jugglers was released this past fall to critical acclaim.  Chris’s performance will be filled with storytelling and first class musicianship.
Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door 

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Series at NJPAC in Newark
Special Senior Subscriber Series

Thursdays • 1:30 p.m. • includes roundtrip luxury coach bus

Tickets can be purchased by individual show if available.
Contact Terry Campbell, NJSO Group Sales at tcampbell@njsymphony.org or 973-735-1717.

Series includes:

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Xian Zhang, conductor
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Mozart's Requiem
Xian Zhang, conductor
Thursday, March 15, 2017

Bach's Complete Brandenburgs
Eric Wyrick, leader and violin soloist
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Shaham Plays Brahms
Xian Zhang, conductor • Gil Shaham, violin
Thursday, June 7, 2018

JCC Jamz

We're getting the band together!  If you're an adult musician who wants to play more and jam with others, come hang out at the J and meet fellow musicians.  We’ll help musicians with like musical styles and interests form bands, and we will provide the days, times and space for practices.  You take it from there!  All bands will get to perform at a community concert at the J on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the JCC.   For questions or to register, contact Randi Zucker at 908-889-8800 x253 or rzucker@jccnj.org.

 

 

 

 

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