Cape May

Cape May Stage offers subscriptions

Equity theater Cape May Stage has announced the lineup of plays and deals on subscription packages for the 2013 season, the theater's 25th anniversary.

The schedule features: "How to Make a Rope Swing," May 17-June 7; "Lend Me A Tenor," June 12-July 26; "Boeing Boeing," July 31-Sept. 13; "Freud's Last Session," Sept. 18-Oct. 19; "A Walk in the Woods," Oct. 23-Nov. 16; "Jacob Marley's Christmas," Nov. 29-Dec. 29.

Subscriber benefits include as much as 50 percent off regular box office prices, complimentary exchanges and upgrades, priority seating, and discounts on our merchandise. Cape May Stage offers subscription series tickets for opening or preview night performances and subscription flex passes. Purchase of these series is equivalent to 15 percent off single-ticket prices.

Subscriptions can be purchased by calling 609-884-1341, online at or at the box office. All subscriptions expire Dec. 30, 2013.

Shore Slam set for Dec. 12

The Center for Community Arts will hold its Winter Shore Slam from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12 at Lucky Bones Backwater Grille, 1200 Route 109, Cape May. Sign up to tell a story, share a poem or put one over during the bull slam - or just to enjoy the show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Shore Slam is a monthly event open for anyone who has a five-minute story to tell on the night's theme or a three-minute original poem to share. Shore Slam continues this year with the bull slam. Bull slam stories can be true, partially true or completely false. At the end, the audience votes. You win the bull slam by being the best at putting one over.

The theme for this slam is "Family." Season winners from all the slams will face off at the Shore Grand Slam April 21 at Cape May Stage's Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Lafayette and Bank streets, Cape May. Call 609-884-7525 or see


Temple opens doors to displaced worshipers

Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood has voted to open its doors to the displaced worshipers from West Wildwood Bible Church.

The synagogue is willing to offer the island's displaced parishioners a sanctuary for their services until the church's flood-damaged building can be repaired. Call 609-522-7541 for more information. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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