Maritsa’s Fundraiser

We are excited to team up with one of our 2015 sponsors, Maritsa’s Cuisine, for two nights of fundraising. Not only can you support the Arts Council, but let’s support this great local restaurant!

Our two nights are Tuesday, September 22nd and Thursday, September 24th from 4-8PM. Simply bring in a copy of the flyer which can be found by clicking on the link below. Come one night or come both nights!

We look forward to seeing you and we also look forward to having some delicious food!

The address for Maritsa’s Cuisine…106 E. Main Street, Maple Shade, NJ 08052

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Holiday Heirloom Workshops Are Back!

2015 Holiday Heirloom Workshop for Two

Join our Fine Arts Director, Nancy Haddon, in a Holiday Heirloom workshop for two! This class is designed for the child and their parent/grandparent/loved one to work together in creating a holiday heirloom for the family. The first workshop will focus on a Halloween decoration. The class is $30.00 for the pair for Thursday, October 8th. All materials will be supplied. All decorations will be different from those made last year.

We will have additional on November 12th for Thanksgiving and December 3rd for the holidays. Each class will be $30.00, however, if you would like to attend all 3 events and pay at once, the classes will only be $25.00 per class ($75 total compared to $90 if purchased separately).

The class is designed for kids of any age who wants to do something unique and memorable with their loved one.

Location – Maple Shade Municipal Building 6:30PM-8:00PM

To attend and pay for the workshop, please click on the link below.

For any questions, please email us at

Please note that there are no reimbursements upon payment.


Holiday Heirloom Options

Into the Woods Jr. Cast List

It is exciting, yet bittersweet to announce our Into the Woods Jr. cast! We had such a large turnout and with limited roles, we unfortunately couldn’t cast some very talented kids. Thank you to everyone who auditioned.

With half of the cast going to be performing for the first time for the MS Arts Council, we give you, the cast of Into the Woods Jr.

Baker – Stephen Piotrowski/Santino Moffa
Baker’s Wife – Kayla Schaal/Emily Kirchner
Cinderella – Alexia Shepherd/Maggie Harbord
Little Red Ridinghood – Morgan Wambach/Charli Wiacek
Witch – Allie Shaw/Caroline Piotrowski
Rapunzel – Julia Underwood/Isabel Bramhall
Jack – Jacob Long
Cinderella’s Prince – Nick Hite
Rapunzel’s Prince – Luke Szyskiewicz
Narrator/Mysterious Man – Aidan Toryk
Wolf – Nick Olszewski
Jack’s Mother – Julia Horton/Catherine Nusslein
Cinderella’s Mother/Granny – Kaya Robinson/Sarah Kopp
Steward – Devyn DeLuca/Katie Barkhamer
Cinderella’s Stepmother – Lilly Baynum/Brenna Piotrowski
Lucinda – Amy Lobley/Kayla Kirk
Florinda – Katie Liberton/Alana Gallagher

Shrek Jr. Opens 8/6/15

Don’t forget…our summer theatre production of Shrek Jr. opens next Thursday, August 6th, at 7:30PM at Maple Shade High School. Additional performances are held on Aug 7th at 7:30PM and Aug 8th at 1PM and 3PM. Tickets can be purchased through the order tickets tab and tickets will be available at the door for cash only.

5 more chances for Addams Family!

There is still some time to see The ADDAMS FAMILY, but don’t delay. Tickets are available online until 3PM of the performance and available at the door for cash only.


In the mean time, also check out our review from opening night!

Addams Family Review

Cast List for Shrek Jr.

We are very excited to announce the cast list for Shrek Jr.!


2015 Shrek Jr. Cast List

**denotes double cast

Shrek—Nick Olszewski

Donkey**–Noah Troughton and Santino Moffa

Lord Farquaad**—Devon Jones and Ryan Heckmann

Fiona**—Morgan Wambach and Julia Underwood

Gingy**— Riley Rancani and Katie Barkhamer

Pinocchio—Luke Szyszkiewicz

Storyteller 1 / 3 Blind Mice– Kayla Kirk

Storyteller 2 / 3 Blind Mice–Priscella Grazioli

Storyteller 3 / 3 Blind Mice–Riley Carr

Mama Ogre/ Mama Bear**—Shannon Rizzo and Catherine Nusslein

Papa Bear/ Papa Ogre–Shane McCabe

Baby Bear/ Little Ogre— Jack Barkhamer

Captain of the Guards/ Puss in Boots– Makenna Bensted

Big Bad Wolf—Isabella Miller

Little Pig # 1– Katelyn Liberton

Little Pig #2/ Knight #1— Amy Lobley

Little Pig # 3–Tommy Liberton

Witch/Dance Captain/Rat Tap Choreographer– Bianca Moffa

Pied Piper/ Peter Pan– Lilyanna Baynum

Ugly Duckling— Kayla Lotierzo

Young Fiona/ Gnome— Makenna Renbjor

Teen Fiona/ White Rabbit– Devyn DeLuca

Knight # 2/ Alice in Wonderland— Justine Marano

Knight # 3/Little Bo Peep— Katie Carruth

Knight # 4/Thumbelina—Sara Keilman

Dragon/Elf—Jenna Heckman

Bishop/Little Miss Muffet—- Sofia Leone

Dwarf**—- Jacob Perez and Tre DeLuca

Mad Hatter— Tyler Nguyen

Sugar Plum Fairy— Lulu Caldas

Captain Hook—- Jordan Nguyen

Little Red Riding Hood—- Nina Rizzo

Robin Hood— Anthony Kehs

Goldilocks—Morgan Hoban

Tinkerbelle—-Anna McClure

Fairy Godmother—- Lyla Hayes

Duloc Performers—- ( leads when it’s your off night)—Morgan Wambach, Julia Underwood,
Katie Barkhamer, Riley Rancani, Noah Troughton, Santini Moffa, Shanno Rizzo, Catherine Nusslein, Devon Jones, Bianca Moffa

Rat Tappers—( leads when it’s your off night )– Morgan Wambach, Julia Underwood, Riley Rancani, Katie Barkhamer, Shannon Rizzo, Catherine Nusslein, (always for the following) Devyn DeLuca, Isabella Miller, Makenna Renbjor, Lilyanna Baynum, and Bianca Moffa

Addams Family Opens this Friday!

Don’t wait until the night of to purchase your tickets! Get the best seats now by purchasing online! You won’t want to miss this show. Click on the “Order Tickets” tab to get your tickets today!

Teen Production Auditions…Into the Woods Jr.


We are excited for our first ever teen run production! Auditions will be for all those ages 12-17. Please be prepared with 32 measures of a musical theatre piece in the style of the musical. Songs from the show are not allowed. Please make sure to bring sheet music or a backtrack CD. Vocals on the CD track and singing a capella for the audition is not allowed. Cold readings will take place at the audition.

**Anyone may audition, whether they are a resident of Maple Shade or not!

For this production, all facets of the show will be run by our teens. There will be a teen production panel consisting of students ages 15-19. Information for being on the production team can be obtained by clicking on this link…Into the Woods Jr Directorial Staff for Teens Interest Letter. The teen production team will be overseen by Michael Melvin and Jillian Starr-Renbjor. Please note that while the teen production team will oversee auditions, the adult team overseeing the production will choose the cast.

Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 9th at 3PM and 7PM. Auditions will be held at the Maple Shade Municipal Building, 200 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade, NJ, 08052. We will add an audition date on August 10th if there is enough demand and overflow for auditions on August 9th. There will be a $40 production fee for all those cast in the production.

Rehearsals will begin in September and the schedule will be created based off of the availability and conflicts of the cast. Expect 2-3 nights of rehearsals per week.

Performances dates and times for Into the Woods Jr.
October 23 at 7:30PM
October 24 at 2PM and 7:30PM
October 25 at 2PM

Summer Theatre Junior Staffers

We are now looking for students, ages 16-18, to be junior staffers for our Summer Theatre production of Shrek Jr. Please read all of the information below in the picture and feel free to download the pdf file from the link below.

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Summer Theatre 2015 Junior Staffers Application

Addams Family Tix On Sale Now

Tickets are now available for The Addams Family Musical. All seating is assigned seating.

Performances dates are…

July 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18 @ 7:30PM

July 12 @ 2:00PM

Maple Shade High School Auditorium

180 Frederick Avenue, Maple Shade, NJ 08052


Adults: $18.00

Children (up to age 17): $15.00

Senior Citizens (65+): $15.00


Click on the “Seat Yourself” icon to purchase tickets.