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The Birth of Summer Theatre -- 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Birth of Summer Theatre -- 50th Anniversary Celebration

Posted August 03, 2009 B By John Saccenti


EBTV to broadcast tribute to founder Elliot Taubenslag and Children’s Summer Theatre throughout August
Watch how a summer tradition was born when EBTV 3 televises “The Amazing Mr. T,” throughout August. This documentary celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Children’s Summer Theatre and its founder, Elliot Taubenslag. The video, produced by Maureen Mershon, an alumni of Children’s Summer Theatre, will be broadcast Thursdays, Aug. 13 to 27 at 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Aug. 15 to 29 at noon; and Sundays, Aug. 16 to 30 at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, performances of this year’s Summer Theater session will be broadcast on EBTV 3 throughout August as follows:  “Jack & the Beanstalk,” Aug. 1 and Aug. 2; “3 Stooges Meet the Wicked Wizard,” Aug. 7, 8 and 9; “Cinderella,” Aug. 14, 15 and 16; and “Alumni Cinderella,” Aug. 21, 22 and 23. All performances are at 4 p.m.

All day marathon performances of each production will run as follows: Saturday, Aug. 29, “Talent Town,” 1 p.m.; “Rotten Princess,” 2:30 p.m.; “Pinocchio,” 4 p.m.; and “Jack & the Beanstalk,” at 5:30 p.m. On Sunday, Aug. 30, “3 Stooges Meet the Wicked Wizard,” 1 p.m.; “Cinderella,” at 2:30 p.m.; and “Alumni Cinderella,” at 4 p.m.

For more information, please call 732-390-6767.