What You Need to Know
WHEN: Friday July 6, 7 pm (Opening night & Gala) | Saturday July 7, 7 pm | Sunday July 8, 2 pm | Wednesday July 11, 5:30 pm | Thursday July 12, 8 pm | Friday July 13, 8 pm | Saturday July 14, 8 pm
WHERE: Masonic Lodge, Essex, NY (on Main Street, next to the ferry dock)
TICKETS: $15 at the door | $13 pre-paid* [Essex Theatre Company]
Essex Theatre Company, community theater in Essex, NY, is beginning its 20th season with a production of Godspell! The play is a religious musical created by John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz. Opening night of this show is made even more extraordinary because the first show will be preceded by a special gala on Friday, July 6 at 5 pm with the show following at 7 pm.
The musical, based on The Gospel of St. Matthew, features a variety of music set to lyrics from traditional hymns. The show draws on a variety of theatrical traditions such as pantomime, clowning, charades, and vaudeville. Godspell is a ground breaking and unique reflection on the life of Jesus with a message of kindness, tolerance, and love. [Essex Theatre Company]
Who is Involved
So just who will be on stage and has put so much work into putting on this unique musical?
The show stars Andrew Murano as ‘Jesus’ and Dana McLaughlin as ‘John the Baptist/Judas.’ Other cast members are Elizabeth Abair, Jason Amrhien, Emma Helfgott, Meagan Juntunen, Natalie Kawecki, Peggy Orman, Sebastian Pray, and Matthew Rock. With Director/Choreographer Antonette Knoedl and Music Director Elizabeth Hill. [Essex Theatre Company]
Tickets for performances are $15 at the door/$13 pre-paid.
To receive the pre-paid rate, send a non-refundable check to Essex Theatre Company, PO Box 117, Essex, NY, specifying the night, the number of tickets, and contact information. Pre-pay money must be received by ETC before the day of performance.
Download the ETC printable pre-paid ticket form to send in with your order.
For reservations call (518) 526-4520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.