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  • WCP nominated for NJACT Perry Awards

    (Westfield, NJ) July 30 - Westfield Community Players has been nominated for several NJACT 2017 Perry Awards.  The nominations were announced at NJACT (New Jersey Association of Community Theaters) nomination ceremony held on July 29 at UCPAC/Hamilton Stage in Rahway, NJ. W...

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  • Susan Roberts to appear in "And Then There None" at WCP

    (Westfield, NJ) Susan Roberts of Edison will appear as Ethek Rogers in Agatha Christie's murder-mystery And Then There Were None opening October 15, 2016 at Westfield Community Players. It is being directed by Steve Lemenille, produced by Kay Macrae and stage managed by Ka...

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  • Shiva Kiani to star in "Proof" at WCP

    (Westfield, NJ – Feb. 18, 2013 ) Shiva Kiani of Newark, NJ will be starring in Westfield Community Players' (WCP) production of David Auburn's 2001 Pulitzer Prize and 2001 Drama Critic's Award winning play, Proof. Show dates are March 2, 9, 16, 22 & 23 at 8:00pm;...

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  • John Correll to star in "Proof" at WCP

    (Westfield, NJ – Feb. 18, 2013 ) Veteran NJ actor and director, John Correll, of Winfield Park, NJ will be starring in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of David Auburn's 2001 Pulitzer Prize and 2001 Drama Critic's Award winning play, Proof. Show dates are...

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  • Kristin Barber-Furlong to star in "Proof" at WCP

    (Westfield, NJ – Feb. 18, 2013 ) Kristin Barber-Furlong of Morris Plains, NJ will be starring in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of David Auburn's 2001 Pulitzer Prize and 2001 Drama Critic's Award winning play, Proof. Show dates are March 2, 9, 16, 22 &a...

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  • "Proof" opens at WCP

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) presents its third production of the season with the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and 2001 Drama Critic's and Tony Award winning play, Proof by David Auburn.  It opens on March 2 and runs March 9, 16, 22 and 23 at 8pm; a matinee performance is...

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  • Debbie Badal to star in The Dixie Swim Club at Westfield Community Players

    Debbie Badal, of Mendham, NJ, a veteran actress of Westfield Community Players (WCP) will once again appear on WCP's stage in The Dixie Swim Club...a Jones, Wooten, Hope comedy-drama.  Ms. Badal will portray Lexie Richards--A true southern belle from Chap...

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  • Mary Webb to star in The Dixie Swim Club at Westfield Community Players

    Mary Webb, of Cranford, NJ, will appear on Westfield Community Players' (WCP) stage in The Dixie Swim Club...a Jones, Wooten, Hope comedy-drama.  Ms. Webb will portray Vernadette Simms--the "hard luck case" public school teacher with limited financial r...

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  • Renee Litwin to star in The Dixie Swim Club at Westfield Community Players

    Renee Litwin, of Scotch Plains, NJ, will once again appear on Westfield Community Players' (WCP) stage in "The Dixie Swim Club"...a Jones, Wooten, Hope comedy-drama.  Ms. Litwin will portray Sheree Hoolinger--the perennial team captain, practical,...

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  • Linda Hatcher to star in The Dixie Swim Club at Westfield Community Players

    Linda Hatcher, of Warren, NJ,  will appear in Westfield Community Players (WCP)  production of The Dixie Swim Club...a Jones, Wooten, Hope comedy-drama.  Ms. Hatcher will portray Dinah Grayson--the wise-cracking cynic who has fought her way to the top and...

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  • Keyren Burgess to star in The Dixie Swim Club at Westfield Community Players

    Keyren Burgess, of Scotch Plains, NJ, will appear on Westfield Community Players' (WCP) stage in The Dixie Swim Club...a Jones, Wooten, Hope comedy-drama.  Ms. Burgess will portray Jeri Neal McFeeley--the ditzy ray of sunshine in the group, Jeri Neal is ...

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  • Ami Martino wins NJACT Award

    Ami Martino of Clark, NJ recently won the NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the NJACT Perry Awards held at the DoubleTree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Somerset, NJ.  Ms. Martino was nominated for this award for her portrayal of Sal...

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  • Westfield Community Players announced auditions for "The Dixie Swim Club"

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) announces auditions for its second production of its 2012-13 season, The Dixie Swim Club.  It is being directed by Wanda S. Maragni and produced by JoAnne Lemenille. Auditions will be held on Mo...

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  • Westfield Community receives 10 Perry Nominations

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) of Westfield, NJ recently received 10 Perry Awards nominations at the NJACT (New Jersey Association of Community Theaters) nominating ceremony held at Mainstreet Theatre Company in Parlin, NJ on Saturday, July 21, 2012. ...

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  • Auditions for "The Fox and the Fairway"

    Auditions for "The Fox on the Fairway", the comedy-farce by Ken Ludwig, will be held on July 17 & July 19, 2012 from 7:30-10pm. It will be directed by John Correll and produced by Sally Brown. Character requisites [3 men, 3 women]: Justin - About 25 Y...

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  • Westfield Community Players announces its 2012-13 season

    Westfield Community Players (WCP), of Westfield, NJ is pleased to announce its 2012-13 season lineup productions.  WCP's 77th year will feature The Fox on the Fairway, a comedy by Ken Ludwig; Dixie Swim Club, a "dramedy" by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jess...

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  • Talent Showcase Auditions

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) has announced auditions for its 5th Annual Talent Showcase.  This event is held each year to spotlight local talent.  The Talent Showcase is part of WCP's fundraising activity.  This year WCP has selected to present the Sh...

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  • Auditions for "Don't Dress for Dinner"

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) will hold auditions for its next production, Don't Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti. Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress for Dinner is the wildly funny sequel to the Broadway hit Boeing-Boeing.  Don't Dress for Dinner is a freneti...

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  • "The Glass Menagerie" auditions

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) will hold open auditions for its third production of the 2011-2012 season, "The Glass Menagerie", the classic drama by one of America's most notable playwrights, Tennessee Williams. "The Glass Menagerie" will be directed by Westfield Comm...

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  • Russ Ortiz co-stars

    Russ Ortiz of Iselin will co-star in Westfield Community Players' (WCP) first production of its 2011-12 season, Squabbles, the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Russ portrays Sol Wasserman, the neighborhood pharmachist and friend of Abe Dreyfus, the cantankerous old man ...

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  • Tim McGovern to star

    Tim McGovern of Garwood will star in Westfield Community Players' (WCP) first production of its 2011-12 season, Squabbles, the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Mr. McGovern portrays Jerry Sloan, the jingle-writer son-in-law of the cantankerous Abe Dreyfus who lives with...

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  • Ken Webb co-stars

    Ken Webb of Fanwood will co-star in Westfield Community Players' (WCP) first production of its 2011-12 season, Squabbles, the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Mr. Webb portrays Hector Lopez, the handyman of jingle-writer Jerry Sloan. Hector Lopez also has a certai...

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  • Linda Correll featured in Squabbles

    Linda Correll of Winfield will be featured in Westfield Community Players' (WCP) first production of its 2011-12 season, Squabbles, the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Ms. Correll portrays nurse Mrs. Fisher, the no-nonsense, don't take them alive, hard-nosed baby n...

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  • Ana Soulios to star

    Ana Souilos of Martinsville will star as Alice Sloan in the hilarious comedy, Squabbles by Marshall Karp at Westfield Community Players (WCP). Ms. Soulios marks her debut with WCP playing the daughter of Abe Dreyfus who has been living with his daughter and son-in-law sin...

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  • Lou Savarese to star

    Lou Savarese of Randolph to star in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Mr. Savarese plays Abe Dreyfus, a contankerous senior who lives with his daughter and son-in-law. When his son-in-law's mother, MIldred, is forced ...

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  • Ana Soulios to star

    Ana Soulios of Warrenville to star in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp. Ms. Soulios plays Alice Sloan, the daughter of Abe Dreyfus, a cantankerous senior who lives with his daughter, Alice and his son-in-law. When Alic...

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  • Debbie Badal to star

    Debbie Badal of Mendham to star in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of the hilarious comedy by Marshall Karp, Squabbles. Ms. Badal plays Mildred Sloan, the mother of Jerry Sloan and mother-in-law to Jerry's wife Alice who both live with Abe Dreyfus, Ali...

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  • "Squabbles" opens at WCP

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) opens its 2011-12 season with the hilarious comedy Squabbles by Marshall Karp; directed by Steve Lemenille and produced by Kay Macrae (of Westfield). Squabbles concerns Abe Dreyfus, a cantankerous senior, who lives with his daughter ...

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  • Auditions for Rehearsal for Murder

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) will hold auditions for its 2nd production of its 2011-2012 season, the murder-mystery, Rehearsal for Death, by Richard Levinson and William Link.  The production is directed by Brian Remo and produced by Steve Lemenille. Audition ...

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  • JoAnne Lemenille continues as President

    JoAnne Lemenille of Clark, NJ has been re-elected for another term as President of Westfield Community Players. This marks her second term as president of the local community theater. Mrs. Lemenille was first elected to serve as president from 2010-2011 after having served...

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  • Clark Resident to direct "Squabbles"

    Westfield Community Players (WCP) announces that Clark resident, Steve Lemenille will be directing WCP’s fall production of Marshall Karp’s comedy “Squabbles.” Mr. Lemenille has previously directed “Dial ‘M’ for Murder and last season’s “A View from...

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  • WCP 4th Annual Talent Showcase

     Westfield Community Players will present its 4th Annual Talent Showcase on June 11, 2011 featuring local talented performers from the area.  This year's featured performers are: Skip Ungar...(Scotch Plains) - piano Rosemary Grillo...(Westfield) - ...

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  • Auditions for "Squabbles"

    Auditions for Westfield Community Players' (WCP) 1st show of 2011-12 -- SquabblesA Comedy by Marshall Karp Directed by Steve Lemenille (previously directed "Dial 'M' for Murder" & "A View from the Bride" for WCP) ...

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  • Two WCP members to star

    Two of Westfield Community Players (WCP) members, Steve Lemenille and Brian Remo, will star in Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None produced by Main Street Theatre Company of Parlin, NJ. Steve Lemenille will portray Justice Lawrence Wargrave; Brian Remo wi...

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  • WCP 4th Annual Talent Showcase

    Westfield Community Players announces it will hold auditions for its Annual Talent Showcase to feature local talent. Auditions will be held Apr. 3, 2011 from 1-3pm and Apr. 4, 2011 from 7-10pm.  Performance date is June 11, 2011. We are looking for all types of ta...

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  • Review of "A View from the Bridge"

    Recent review of Westfield Community Players production of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge"...reviewed by playcriticWestfield Community Players once again demonstrated its dedication to producing quality theater experiences for its audiences with their mo...

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  • A View from the Bridge

    Westfield Community Players production of Arthur Miller's drama, "A View from the Bridge' has been cast and is currently in rehearsal.  It will be directed by Steve Lemenille, who directed "Dial 'M' for Murder" last season and became one of WCP's largest ...

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  • I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

    This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum know as "the relationship."  Act I explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while Act II reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-law...

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  • Crimes of the Heart

    A Comedy/Drama By Beth Henley This Pulitizer Prize winning play is set in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of their grandfather who is living out his last hours at a hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister at 30, is u...

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  • The Uninvited

    A Mystery By Tim Kelly Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, Pam Fitzgerald and her brother, Roddy purchase Cliff End, a long empty, charming house in the west of England overlooking the Irish Sea. The reason for the seemingly bargain price is soon ap...

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  • Forever Plaid

    A Musical by Dan Goggin An affectionate send-up of the harmonious sound made famous by the guy-groups of the late 50's and early 60's, Forever Plaid traces the Plaids from obscurity to the almost making it on the eve of the British Invasion that changed American popu...

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  • Rumors

    A Comedy by Neil Simon A Manhattan dinner party, hosted by NYC Deputy Mayor Charley Brock, is the setting for this elegant and confusing evening. Ken and Chris Gorman are the first to arrive, and finding no one to welcome them, come upon Charley passed out in his bedroom...

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  • The Lion In Winter

    A Dramatic Comedy by James Goldman King Henry II of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine and their three sons, Richard, Geoffrey and John, make for a dysfunctional royal family Christmas gathering at a castle in Chinon, France. After the holiday pleasantries are dispensed with, ...

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