'Thank You for the Music - A Modern Tribute to ABBA' at Surflight Theatre
The Surflight Theatre will open its 2013 season with high-energy dance, big personalities and the unforgettable hits of ABBA. "Thank You for the Music - A Modern Tribute to ABBA" will open Tuesday, April 23, and run until May 4.
Audiences will find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles to the great catalog of songs by ABBA -"Dancing Queen," "Waterloo," "Take A Chance On Me," "Mamma Mia!" and many more.
Tickets are $45. Dinner packages are available. Call 609-492-9477 or go to Surflight.org.
Tony Mart's Celebrates Spring Live
Come and celebrate spring with great live music and Jersey Fresh produce when Tony Mart's presents singer/songwriter Dr. Bobby Fingers in his first appearance at Chef Richard Spurlock's Main Street American Cafe 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 19.
The evening includes a seasonal, Jersey Fresh, five-course gourmet dinner including Jersey asparagus, fresh swordfish and chicken stuffed with Spurlock's signature cornbread dressing. Dinner is $25 plus gratuity.
Main Street American Cafe is located at 6002 Main St., Mays Landing. Call 609-625-5500 to make reservations or go to TonyMart.com.
'Mey Day' in Cape May
Each spring, the merchants of the Washington Street Mall in Cape May celebrate their city's Dutch heritage by remembering Captain Cornelius Mey, who gave the city its name. On Saturday, April 20, the mall will celebrate "Captain Mey Day."
From 1 to 4 p.m., the mall will host a variety of festive activities, including Dutch Klompen dancing on the open-air mall. Meet Captain Mey and greet the king and queen of Cape May, and see who will win the hotly-contested apple pie contest. Browse in the mall's family-owned shops and restaurants, with their shop windows newly dressed to welcome spring. Go to WashingtonStreetMall.com.
'Hair' opens at Eagle Theatre
The Eagle Theatre will continue its Main Stage season with an explosive production of "Hair," opening Friday, April 19, and running through May 11.
"Hair" is one of Broadway's most well-known musicals, having opened off-Broadway in 1967 before making the leap to the big stage in the following year. The score features hits such as "Let the Sun Shine In," "Easy to Be Hard," and "Aquarius." This rock musical follows a group of young bohemians living in New York City during the era of the 1960s counter-culture.
The actors onstage will be accompanied by a live orchestra performing the score. Eagle Theatre co-artistic director Ted Wioncek III is directing the production.
"Hair" runs 8 p.m. April 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, May 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11, and 3 p.m. April 28 and May 5. The Eagle Theatre is located at 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $30 for front rows. Call 609-704-5012 or go to TheEagleTheatre.com.