Performing arts students two preview two numbers from upcoming spring musical.
James Caldwell High School performing arts students will offer a preview of their upcoming spring musical, "Kiss Me Kate," Saturday night during Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation's Dancing With Our Community Stars. The competition/fundraiser for the school district starts at 7 p.m. and will feature 14 local "celebrities" paired with professional dancers from Fred Astaire Montville. They'll compete for Top Male, Top Female and People's Choice awards. The cast of "Kiss Me Kate" will perform three numbers, "Another Openin', Another Show," "We Open in Venice," and "Too Darn Hot." The spring musical is scheduled for March 21-24.
JCHS's '42 Street' and WEHS' Disney's 'High School Musical' open Thursday.
Come hear the beat of dancing feet in the Caldwells. March is the month when the local high schools stage their spring productions. This year's crop includes 42nd Street at James Caldwell High School and Disney's High School Musical at West Essex Regional High School. Here's what you need to know: "42nd Street" James Caldwell High School March 22, 23 and 24, 7:30 p.m. March 25, 2 p.m. Tickets: $10 Based on a book by Bradford Ropes which was adapted into a film in 1933, 42nd Street follows notorious director Julian Marsh and his attempt to mount a song and dance extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression. The show also features Peggy Sawyer, a chorus girl fresh off the bus from Allentown, Penn., and washed up diva and lousy dancer …