Arts Events

By Justin Diaz

Staff Writer

There are many upcoming performances happening in the 2017 spring semester at Cumberland County College that students can partake. These upcoming performances are going to be in the Luciano Theatre, located in the Performing Arts Center. It is important to note that students can order tickets for shows by phone but must to pick them up in person. Student must have a valid student ID to avoid an Adult Value Ticket Price. Buying tickets can be done by visiting the school’s website and prices vary depending on your seat. The dates, times and prices could change without being notified.The first show being presented in the upcoming spring semester is the Doo Wop Project.

This project will be street corner singing in a new way. This show features five men singing harmonies to today’s hits. They will take you on a journey with tunes from groups like the Crests, Belmonts, Flamingos, Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, the Four Seasons to more current artists such as Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Amy Winehouse. This show is scheduled for February 11 at 8:00pm. The cost for this show will range from $27.00 – $42.00. Everybody knows the classic children’s book “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister. ArtsPower presents a musical adaptation, welcoming the whole family. The show starts February 12 at 3:00pm and the cost will be $9.00. The CCC Wind Symphony will have a showcase that will provide the audience with diverse musical listening experience. This event will be on February 17 at 7:30pm.

This event is free but they suggest reserving a spot before hand. CCC’s third annual Play in A Day will be a fun experience where directors and actors come up with a performance in one day. It results in a fast paced, entertaining experience. The free show will go on February 18 at 7:00pm. Another classic children’s book comes to the stage, “Charlotte’s Web”. This famous story is presented by CCC’s own Theatre Department. Bring the whole family on April 8 and 9 at 2:00pm with the price of $9.00. Gregory DeCandia seeks the truth to why one serves their country. Silhouettes of Service offers a new perspective of the diversity of the military. This solo documentary theater piece will be shown on April 29 at 8:00pm and will cost $12.00 – $22.00.

The CCC Spring Concert is back! This concert is completely free and feature CCC’s own chorus, gospel choir, wind symphony and jazz band. Be there on May 1.Along with the Spring Concert, CCC is also bringing back it’s Poetry Slam. Be touched and moved at the beautiful poetry the performers have to offer. The Poetry Slam will take donations and show on May 3. There are many theatrical performances being shown off in this upcoming Spring semester. There is a lot to see so make sure you get your tickets early. A full list of all performances can be found on Cumberland County College’s website.

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