Summertime Picnic & Plays At Ventnor Memory Park

South Jersey Players are back with a second season of PICNIC & PLAYS at Ventnor Memory Park.

The Ventnor Memory Park is located at 5000 Ventnor Ave. between Nashville and Oakland avenues.

Performances at 5p on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26.

The show features several short one-act plays, including:

  • “The Memory Park” by Tom Chin
  • “Words are Useless” by Jeff Dunne
  • “Do Stuff!” by Phyliss Merion Shanken
  • “Fit” by Nancy Swartz”
  • “The Birthday Bash” by Sondra Mandel
  • “Under the Elephant” by Edward Shakespeare
  • “Monologues” by August Wilson

The outdoor special event includes a sumptuous picnic-in-a-basket with Atlantic City Subs providing a variety of sandwiches. Also included are chips, dilly bites, clementines, homemade cookies and a beverage.

Tickets are $25 and $30. For information and/or required reservations call Marlene May at 347-920-6399.

Visit South Jersey Players website.

Directors include Tom Chin, Tish Becker, Judy Privetera-Parrish, Nancy Swartz, Edward Shakespeare and Tony Vraim.

Guitarist Phil Stocker will provide live music, and stand-up comedian Scott Friedman will be the production’s Master of Ceremonies.

Sound provided by Spellcaster Productions with Jim Erickson as technical director.

The plays feature local actors including Dayle Friedman, Joe Casella, Jack Parrish, Joe Chialastri, Ahmad Marshall, Edward Shakespeare, Parker Smith, Shirley Belitsky, Allison Parlin, Barbara Giorgio, Yamirah Williams, Leesa Toscano, Debra Share, Shirlee DiBacco, Nancy Swartz, Carlee Pons and Robert Losasso.

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