Our Gang Players, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is southern Ocean County's not for profit community theater group! And this Easter they're bringing Kansas to southern Ocean County with a production of the Wizard of Oz.
Right now they're looking for little munchkins (not the doughnut kind) for the show, and a well behaved little dog to play ToTo. If you're small of stature or have a little dog that's itching to be a star, contact the Our Gang Players at 609-597-0553 or email them.
The Easter show will be held at the Stafford Township Arts Center OceanFirst Theater on April 8 - 13, with no shows on Good Friday or on Easter Sunday.
Click here for a complete schedule of 2009 shows.
The first 'Our Gang Players' show in December 1977 was performed in Surf City, since then the group has called numerous southern Ocean County venues home. In 2006, the Our Gang Players, Inc. expanded the troupe’s production locations, to include the new STAC’s OceanFirst Theater which allows seating for 808 patrons. The Holiday Inn in Manahawkin has created an opportunity for Our Gang to offer a dinner theater experience. Performances are also scheduled in the historic town of Barnegat, either at the Barnegat High School theater or the Elizabeth V. Edwards School.
The Our Gang Players can also use monetary contributions. Right now they're seeking funds for a flight crew so the actors can fly, and they continue to solicit funds for individual microphones for their actors. If you can help, contact the Our Gang Players.
Are you craving the bright lights, or think acting might be fun? The troupe is open to anyone wishing to experience the joy of performing regardless of age or ability. All you need is the desire and lots of heart!
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