Strengthening Community through the Arts!
Strengthening Community through the Arts!
PRESENTED BY THE STONE CHURCH PLAYERS
AND THE ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS ARTS COUNCIL
A virtual performance of Shakespeare’s Classic.
The Stone Church Players (SCP), in collaboration with the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council (AHAC), will present this timeless play over five nights in September. Filmed in the historic cemetery of the All Saints’ Memorial Church (aka the Stone Church), eleven actors will lead us through a world of magic, romance and betrayal. You will meet the director, filmmakers, and cast and have a chance to chat with them throughout the week.
In addition, we will present a lecture on the Tempest
The Tempest virtual lecture with Brandon Horner
prepares you for the performance and is
Wednesday, September 16th at 7PM. (Registration below)
The week after the play, we will offer a Teen Acting Workshop with
Christopher Sieber to 20 lucky middle school and high school students on Wednesday, September 30th. Chris has a long and rich acting history including his two Tony nominated roles in Spamalot and Shrek the Musical as well as starring roles in Beauty and the Beast, Matilda, Chicago, The Prom, and Company. (Registration below)
Please join us for this unique telling of a wild tale of sorcerers, spirits and love. The five acts by the Stone Church Players will be presented
over five nights from September 21st through the 25th.
We will present the play virtually starting at 7:30pm each night.
The cost of The Lecture, The Play and The Workshop is FREE.
Registration is required below and
please consider making a DONATION HERE to help us continue to bring events such as this to our community.
Digital copies of the script are available BELOW for download and printing prior to each Act's release.
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Wednesday, September 16th at 7:00pm
Lecturer Brandon Horner will give us background on William Shakespeare's The Tempest to prepare us for the 5 Act performance by the Stone Church Players the following week.
Brandon has been an English teacher at The Rumson Country Day School for fifteen years, and has also served as the school's Director of Secondary School Guidance. Before then, he taught for four years at Delbarton School in Morristown, NJ. He has taught The Tempest and The Golden Compass - at both schools for the last twenty years.
Brandon grew up outside Boston, went to St George's School in Rhode Island, received his BA in English from Davidson College, a Master of Letters from Drew University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Rutgers-Newark.
Brandon lives in Rumson with his family (two boys, 5 and 2), and is currently working on a novel.
Brandon loves all the Boston sports teams, F1 racing, and playing guitar.
Wednesday, September 30th 7PM-8:30PM
Teen Acting Workshop with Tony nominated actor Christopher Sieber
The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and the Stone Church Players are thrilled to announce this unique opportunity for 20 lucky teens to learn from Broadway and Television star,
Participants will take part in a scene study (scenes will be assigned in advance) and work collaboratively to learn tips to improve emotional connectedness by making more intentional acting choices. This virtual Zoom workshop will last approximately 90 minutes to give all students adequate time to work with Chris.
Please register by Tuesday, September 22nd. Space is limited and spots will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
All donations are fully tax deductible and help support events such as this - all donations will be equally shared between the Stone Church Players and the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council.
Scripts for each of the 5 Acts of The Tempest are available below to download and print prior to viewing each night!
The mission of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is to strengthen community through the arts. We are a 100% volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization that believes in the power of the arts to transform and enrich communities. Our primary function is to develop and execute events and arts related activities for the benefit of our community.
Atlantic Highlands Arts Council 54 First Ave AH, NJ 07716 Phone 732-291-1260
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