BLAINESWORLD #779, Section 12D (PA/NJ)

Email 9/12

Friday, September 9 at 8:00pm – September 11 at 6:00pm
VFW Post 1333
710 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712
Created By
Susan Marco
More Info
Sharing, caring and grieving and even allowing a spark of humor to fly through cyberspace helped our nation get through the painful aftermath of a horrific tragedy. On the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Black Box of Asbury Park presents E-Mail 9/12, a play wriiten by Midge Guerrera & directed by George Hansel. A portion of each ticket will benefit the AP Fire Dept, the VFW or the Bllack Box (your choice). Performances are (9/9 & 9/10 at 8:00pm and 9/11 at 6:00pm.) Go to for more info or to to purchase your seats!


Special show Friday at 5 p.m. on Jersey Coastal Live

Here’s the opportunity to meet Susan Marco, Production Manager, and George Hansel, Artistic Director of the Black Box of Asbury Park. They’ll describe the current revitalization efforts underway and what we can expect from them going forward. We’ll also be joined by Midge Guerrera. In honor of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, she has written E-Mail 9/12, which will be staged on September 9-11 at the VFW Hall 1333. This presentation is a fund raiser for the VFW, the Asbury Park Fire Department and/or the Black Box of Asbury Park.

Black Box was founded in 2000 by a diverse group of area artists and residents committed to the multi-cultural revitalization of Asbury Park through the arts. Black Box supports the evolution of projects and collaborations not possible under the constraints of regular commercial theatre. They believe that the performing and visual arts provide a powerful method for bringing renewed vitality to the City of Asbury Park. After the interview, please check After Hours at Jersey Coastal Live for more information and where to purchase tickets to see E-Mail 9/12.

To listen go to and click on LISTEN.



EVENT: RIDING THE COMET: Trenton playwright Mark Violi’s World War II drama Riding the Comet enjoys its world premiere production. A powerful drama about a French farmer and his two daughters helping a pair of American G.I.s elude the Nazis, Riding the Comet fictionalizes one of many real life events. “The comet line” was an actual secret escape route set up by the French Resistance to aid the allies. Violi’s play offers vivid characters, and an unforgettable and violent surprise ending. Directed by Kyla Mostello Donnelly. The ensemble cast includes (alphabetically) Patrick Albanesius of Bridgewater, NJ; Brian Jason Kelly of Doylestown; John Helmke of Hamilton, NJ; Ed Patton of Fairless Hills; William H. Schnakenberg IV of Levittown; Kathryn A. Skelly of Hamilton, NJ; and introducing Anna Chandless of Morrisville as “Andie.” Stage managed by Matthew Cassidy of Morrisville. Set design by Kyla Mostello Donnelly. Lighting Design by Andrena Wishnie of Morrisville. Costumes coordinated Cheryl Doyle and Kyla Mostello Donnelly. Sound design by Andrew McManus of Hamilton, NJ.

DATES: September 16 – October 2, 2011

TIMES: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

PLACE: The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32), Morrisville, PA – near the Calhoun Street Bridge.

ADMISSION: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $10 for children age 12 and under. Special rates for veterans: $15 for active duty servicemen and women and veterans under the age of 62. $10 for senior veterans, age 62 and older. To reserve, call the nonprofit Actors’ NET at 215-295-3694 or email On-line tickets can be purchased via

COMING OCT. 21 – NOV. 6: CANDIDA by George Bernard Shaw. Mort Paterson directs a stellar cast led by Carol Thompson and George Hartpence in Shaw’s enchanting comedy. A clergyman’s charming wife is sought after by a young poet. Whose love will prevail?

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