The annual performance by the Second Grade class of Frank J. Smith school will happen May 11, 2017. The venue is the Central School Gymnasium in East Hanover, NJ. Show time is 7pm! Continue reading
Emily Clare Thompson and Richard D. Russell were invited recently to join in with Broadway producer Ken Davenport’s recent networking events. This follows an initial meeting held between this trio in early December, 2016. First was a “holiday social” event held in midtown Manhattan. Second was an event in mid-January 2017 held in… Continue reading
In December, 2016, Emily Clare Thompson and Richard D. Russell met with Ken Davenport, the Tony award winning producer of over a dozen Broadway shows, including Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening, Allegiance, The Visit, Kinky Boots, Macbeth, Mothers and Sons and Godspell, as well as six Off Broadway Shows, including Altar… Continue reading
performed by the Second Grade class of Frank J. Smith school, at the Central School gymnasium in East Hanover, NJ. May 12 at 7pm!
By the Student Actors League of Art and Drama, Central School, East Hanover, NJ February 18, 2016 Continue reading
On June 4, 2015, Emily Thompson directed this very successful production at Central School in East Hanover, NJ. Rich Lovallo was the accompanist. Here are several pictures from the show; click an image to enlarge it.[envira-gallery id=”440″] Continue reading
Emily Clare Thompson was interviewed by the New Jersey Record’s “Neighbor News,” previewing the Bell and Barter’s upcoming production of It Takes A Rainbow. The article focuses on the show’s message, noting how the musical “… imagines the origins of rainbows and chameleons while underscoring the value of taking risks… Continue reading
To A Muse was performed February 25, 2015 at the school where she teaches in East Hanover, NJ. This was the second performance; the show premiered in 2012. To A Muse is set in a modern-day middle school, where students worry about a universal theme: getting an ‘A’ on their project!… Continue reading