spot_img

Veronans Star In ‘Pippin’

Date:

Share post:

The First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell will be performing “Pippin” this weekend, May 11-13, and there are several familiar Verona faces in the cast and behind the scenes.

Verona High School junior Michael Hardenberg is the show’s lead, the role originated by Ben Vereen on Broadway. The Verona cast also includes Maura Cuddihy, Paul Salierno, Patrick Citrano and Colin Vega.  The kids have been rehearsing the show since last fall, and took it on tour to Georgia and Florida over February break.

Pamela Frank and David Fink, new Verona residents, are part of the show’s adult advisor team, and help with hair,  makeup and music. Reverend Barbara Piercy is First Presbyterian’s minister of music and Noel Piercy is its associate director of Music. Adriana Piercy, a VHS grad who now performs with the Miami City Ballet, is the show’s director and choreographer.

- Advertisement - LynneMortimeri

If you’re not familiar with “Pippin”, it is a musical loosely based on the story of King Charlemagne and his son, Pippin, but more broadly a story of coming to terms with friends, family and life.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 6 p.m. on Sunday, and there is a suggested donation of $10 per ticket. First Presbyterian is in the center of Caldwell at 326 Bloomfield Avenue.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Football Fights On, Amid Injuries

VHS football is famed for its ability to fight until the end, which is exactly what happened Friday...

Finding The Right Backpack For Back Health

If you’re anything like me, late August/early September is my favorite time of the year. We can feel...

Real Estate: 4 New Listings, 5 Open Houses, 3 Price Changes

There's a definite chill in the air today, but not in Verona real estate. This weekend featured four...

Oktoberfest, Kinderfest Return

Our Lady of the Lake School will once again be holding its big Oktoberfest and Kinderfest events this year. Kinderfest will...