Archive for 2017 Season

OLT Receives 5 NJACT Perry Award Nominations!

Old Library Theatre is proud to announce that we have received 5 nominations for the NJACT Perry Awards! Congratulations to all the nominees!

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Cynthia Smith Barry, The Best Man
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical – Matthew Haines, Assassins
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – Lauren Grof-Tisza, Oliver!
Best Production of an Original Play – Sheryl Heffernan & Linda Wielkotz, Producers; Matt Cavallo, Bill Kaufman, Megan Milko, and Rachel Lichter, Directors; David MacGregor, Donna Hoke, Phillip Way, Brianna Keller, and Dwayne Yancey (Writers), The 6th Annual One Act Play Festival
Best Production of an Original Musical – Craig M. Tiede (Producer/Director/Writer), Our Time: OLT Celebrates 50 Years of Musical Theater


This July, we’re asking you to CASH US IF YOU CAN!

We’ve turned over our 50th Anniversary fundraising campaign to our upcoming production of Catch Me If You Can. We’d love your help raising the necessary funds to add musicians to the pit orchestra for this production. What can you help us raise in 30 days? The sky’s the limit!


Pippin Tickets

Old Library Theatre’s production of Pippin will have a six performance run from July 28th to August 6th! Performances are at 8 p.m. on July 28th and 29th, as well as August 4th and 5th, and 2 p.m. on July 30th and August 6th. Purchase your tickets at On the Stage: Pippin today!

Congratulations to the cast of Children of Eden!

Thank you to the performers who auditioned for OLT’s upcoming production of Children of Eden! We saw some extraordinary talent, which made casting very difficult. Congratulations to those cast!

Father- Pedro Jimenez
Adam- Aaron Noriega
Eve- DeAnna Choi
Cain- Brian Levario
Abel- Hunter Halliwell
Seth- Matt Cavallo
Noah- Noah Brendemuhl
Mama- Evan Charpentier
Japeth- Bobby Snyder
Yonah- Natasha Gaston
Ham- Ryan Green
Aysha- Matrika Hay
Aphra- Kaitlyn Gandolfi
Shem/ Snake (Baritone)- Manny Dunn
Aidan Mascoli- Abel’s Death Solo
Snake (Alto)/ Generations Solo- Evianna Hawkins
Snake (Tenor)/ Generations Solo- Nick Wager
Snake (Mezzo)/ Storyteller- Allison Macri
Snake (Soprano)/ Wasteland Soloist- Cina Gabel
Wasteland Soloist- Matt Cordero
Wasteland Soloist- Alexa Jimenez
Storyteller- Danielle Bouie
Storyteller- Lisa Kosak
Storyteller- Tabitha Spitz
Storyteller- Tara Perrothers
Storyteller- Leah Feingold
Storyteller- Roger Manzano
Storyteller- Eric Robitaille
Storyteller- Christian Spinella

Children of Eden Auditions

Unless otherwise noted below, auditions are held at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center, 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, NJ.

Auditions for Children of Eden will be held:

Monday, June 5 – 6:30-9pm
Friday, June 9 – 6:30-9pm
Callbacks by invitation:
Sunday, June 11 – 3:30-6:30pm

Preregistration is not required, but those who preregister will not have to wait to be seen.

Book by John Caird. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.

This joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith (not to mention centuries of unresolved family business), tells the story of Adam, Eve, Noah and the “Father” who created them. Each deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children, learning that “the hardest part of love… is letting go.”

Director/Musical Director: Greg Paradis
Producers: Brendan Joel Bartlett and Heather Hussey Nicheski


Friday, September 15, 8pm
Saturday, September 16, 8pm
Sunday, September 17, 2pm
Friday, September 22, 8pm
Saturday, September 23, 8pm
Sunday, September 24, 2pm

Audition Requirements:

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show. You may sing from the show if you’d like. Bring sheet music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.

Audition Forms will be provided. A Head Shot and Resume is nice, but not required.

Congratulations to the Cast of Pippin!

Thank you to the more than fifty performers who auditioned for OLT’s upcoming production of Pippin! We saw some extraordinary talent, which made casting very difficult. Congratulations to those cast!

Pippin – Jack Lobley
Leading Player – Katie Weigl
Charlemagne – Bob Russell
Fastrada – Lauren Rowland
Berthe – Maryanne Delaney-Bush
Catherine – Kassi McMillan
Lewis – Jesse Bush
Theo – Craig Legras

Featured Dancers –
Nicole Boscarino
Tyler Donovan
Elisabeth Erdmann
Paige Erdmann
Chris Gatterdam
Michelle McMillan
Jacob Michael

Ensemble –
Maria Alessi
Cassandra Barckett
Donna Bialkin
Christina Eliades
Leah Feingold
Katrina Fett
Taylor Grbelja
Pearl Hart
Judi Layne Niebuhr
Leigh O’Neill
Frank Riccobono
James Russo
Cynthia Smith Barry

Our Time: OLT Celebrates 50 Years of Musical Theater

On Saturday, June 24, Old Library Theatre will mark its 50th anniversary by celebrating the past fifty years of musical theater. In a concert featuring songs from each Tony Award winning Broadway musical from 1967-2017, more than sixty singers, dancers and musicians will light up our stage with a stroll through our time.

Directed/Conceived by Craig M. Tiede
Music Direction by Cathy Corcoran
Maestro/Orchestrations by Anthony Bevilacqua

Get your tickets today!

13 – The Musical Runs Thursday, April 20 – Sunday, April 23

Old Library Theatre’s production of 13 – The Musical will have a four performance run April 20-23. Evening performances at 7pm and Sunday matinee at 2pm. Get your tickets today!

“Noises Off”

Noises Off tickets are now available! Follow the link below to purchase tickets:

On the Stage: Noises Off

Tickets can also be purchased by calling 973-658-4420. Noises Off runs March 10th and 11th at 8 p.m. and March 12th at 2 p.m.

Congratulations to the Cast of “13”

Thank you to all who auditioned for 13 and congratulations to the cast!

Evan… Will Flamm
Archie… Anthony Cangiamila
Brett… Matt Gonzalez
Malcolm… Oliver Rodriguez
Eddie… Anthony Finke
Simon… Nick Pazos
Emma… Lauren Hellman
Richie… Kenny Lee
Colin/Rabbi… Micah Abrams
Patrice… Kassi McMillan
Lucy… Bianca Aranda
Kendra… Elana Mutnick
Charlotte… Kylie Wu
Cassie… Sarah Lepre
Molly… Grace Madden
Danielle… Alexa Jimenez


Will Anderson
David Hernandez
Cassie Corcoran
Gabriella Cardona
Maya Dobler
Emily (Camryn) Sweisberger
Sabrina Rogers
Cammy Lucca