Be in the 2015 Spring Musical!

Damascus Road
Be a part of Alex Bootzin’s original musical, “The Road to Damascus,” in May 2015!

It is the story of the Apostle Paul, his dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus, and his subsequent evangelism as told by a large intergenerational cast, featuring several ensemble numbers as well as solo opportunities for both singing and/or speaking, dancers, an opening number for all youth, and a variety of musical styles.

“Get-to-know-your-talents” auditions are scheduled for the following dates:

November 22 • 11:30–1:30 p.m.
November 23 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
November 29 & 30 (time tbd)

Rehearsals will begin in January on Sunday afternoons and Tuesday evenings. Not everyone will need to be at every rehearsal.

Please consider being a part of this community-generating production, and feel free to invite others to participate. For more information, contact Alex at abootzin@burlpres.org.

Jesus Christ Superstar Performance: Next Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Jesus Christ SuperstarA youth touring company from First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, New Jersey, will present the renowned Broadway musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar, next Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

The group does not charge for their presentation, and they bring their own technical and musical staff. We will take a free will donation during the show to cover the cost of feeding them between their 3:00 p.m. rehearsal and 7:30 p.m. performance.

Please contact Alex Bootzin for more information at (650) 342-0875, ext. 225.

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: GODSPELL…Tickets on sale now!

GodspellGODSPELL is an exuberant retelling of the Gospel of Matthew. Our intergenerational production of this acclaimed musical will allow you to experience Fellowship Hall’s new lighting and sound systems.

This is a great opportunity to invite friends and neighbors to our church!

  • Thurs., May 9 (Preview Performance), 7 p.m. $5.00 per seat
  • Fri., May 10: Opening Night, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat., May 11: Matinee, 2 p.m.
  • Sat., May 11: Closing, 7:30 p.m.

Cost for Friday and Saturday performances: Adults/$15, Students/$10. Tickets are on sale: Sundays in Fellowship Hall, M–F in the main church office. Childcare is available by calling the Childcare Hotline at (650) 342-3118, ext. 309. Reservations need to be made 48 hours in advance.

Production Volunteers Needed: Box Office, Hospitality, Flyer Distribution, Set Strike Saturday Night. To volunteer, call Cort Bender at ext. 236 or Alex Bootzin at ext. 225.

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: GODSPELL…

Godspell…is an exuberant retelling of the Gospel of Matthew. If you know the stories, refresh your memory. If you don’t know the stories well, this wonderful musical can give you fresh insight into the meanings of the parables of Jesus. This is a non-threatening way to bring friends and acquaintances to our church.

Our intergenerational production of this acclaimed musical will allow you to experience our new Fellowship Hall lighting and the new sound system. You will see some of your fellow parishioners in a new way!

  • Thursday, May 9 (preview performance): 7:00 p.m. $5.00 per seat
  • Friday, May 10: Opening Night, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 11: Matinee at 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 11: Closing at 7:30 p.m.

Cost for Fri. & Sat. performances: $15 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets go on sale Easter Sunday in Fellowship Hall. If you are interested in assisting with the production, we still need volunteers. Call Cort Bender at (650) 342-0875, ext. 236, or Alex Bootzin at (650) 342-0875, ext. 225.

Childcare is available by calling the Childcare Hotline at 342-3118 ext. 309. Reservations need to be made 48 hours in advance.

GODSPELL is our Spring Musical! Rehearsal today!

We need people to help support the production of this show. That includes stage managing, costumes, sets, props, publicity, box office, and refreshments. Financial support to defray rights and royalties costs is also welcome. We will perform on May 10, 11, 17, 18, and 19. Contact Alex (>a href=”mailto:abootzin@burlpres.org”>abootzin@burlpres.org) or Cort (cbender@burlpres.org) for more info on how to get involved. Rehearsal today Sunday, January 20, 1:00-3:00pm.