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Don’t miss BERGEN COUNTY PLAYERS Production of TIME STANDS STILL.
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 18, 2017 AT LITTLE FIREHOUSE THEATRE IN ORADELL!
ORADELL, NJ, February 3, 2017 - Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 84th season with Time Stands Still, Donald Margulies’ riveting drama, opening February 18th, 2017. The play is directed by veteran director Ray Yucis, and will run through March 11, 2017 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. The curtain is at 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 pm on Sundays. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours.
TIME STANDS STILL focuses on Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life. Can they stay together amidst unspoken betrayals and conflicting ideals? What is their role in covering atrocities but taking no action to stop them? Nominated for both a Tony and Outer Critic Circles Award as Best Play of 2010, this play "is handily Donald Margulies’s finest play since the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Dinner With Friends.” NY TIMES. Audiences may recall BCP’s tremendously successful production of Brooklyn Boy, the Tony nominated play, also written by Donald Margulies and also directed by Ray Yucis, featuring many of the same cast and crew.
Ray Yucis (Director) is typically found wearing his “director hat”, having directed BCP’s productions of Brooklyn Boy, The Women, Company, Moonlight & Magnolias, Comic Potential (Perry Award Nomination/Best Direction) and Around the World in 80 Days. A resident of Paterson, he also serves as Resident Director of SummerStage at Leonia where he directed Oklahoma, Carousel, Annie Get Your Gun, A Grand Night for Singing, Bye Bye Birdie, Annie, South Pacific, Les Miserables and My Fair Lady. He has also directed for the Players Guild of Leonia.
The talented cast of Time Stands Still includes Leslie Darcy of Oakland, NJ as Sarah, Anthony Ventola of Oradell, NJ as James, James Lugo of Congers, NY as Richard and Messalina Morley of Ridgewood, NJ as Mandy.
The crew of Time Stands Still includes: Darren Carfano (Producer), Linda Taub (Assistant to the Director), Geri Berhain (Stage Manager), Adam Farnan (Set Design and Construction), Matthew Rofofsky, Barbra Murtha and Ellyn Essig (Set Decor), Allan Seward (Lighting Design), Katie Lupfer (Costume Design), Annette Jacobs, Darlene Slezak and Judy Rosenberg (Properties), Cliff Dreispan (Lighting Operation), Tim Larsen (Sound Design), Taylor Donahue (Sound Operation), Elaine D’Addezio (Makeup Design), Alan Zenreich (Photography) and Marci Weinstein (Program Notes).
TICKET AND SCHEDULE INFORMATION
The Bergen County Players has grown tremendously from its roots as a small community theater when it was founded in 1932; today, nearly 300 volunteer members, working on and off stage, make possible the nine productions presented each season. The remaining Main Stage productions are Night Watch (March 25th to April 22nd) and Chapter Two (May 6th to June 4th). Remaining Second Stage productions include Patio/Porch, Impromptu (March 4th to March 5th) and Standing on Ceremony (June 10th to June 11th).
To schedule press interviews, photos, press comps or for additional information, please contact Peter Caust at 201-615-0404 or by e-mail at PUBLICITY@BCPLAYERS.ORG. Photos and press information are also available at www.bcplayers.org.