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Come to the Cabaret – Opening May 13th

The Theater League of Clifton (TLC) is thrilled to be bringing the musical Cabaret to life this May at the Aprea Theater (199 Scoles Ave, Clifton, NJ). Show dates are May 13, 14, 15 and May 20, 21, 22. Performance times are Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Click here to reserve your ticket online or call the TLC Box Office at (973) 928-7668.

Cabaret Flier with receptionCabaret is set in the early 1930s in Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power. It deals with the nightlife happenings at the seedy Kit Kat Klub and revolves around the English cabaret performer, Sally Bowles, and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw. With a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Cabaret is a musical based on the John Van Druten play, I Am a Camera, and The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood.

This show will certainly be a showstopper with a brilliant production team and cast. Cabaret production team includes: Director Kathleen Kellaigh, Musical Director Jalmari Vanamo, Choreographer Judi Layne Niebuhr, Stage Manager Tara Freifeld, & Producer Maryann Irizarry. Cabaret’s large cast consists of TLC veterans as well as a talented group of new comers. The cast includes: Kenneth Fowler, Gregory Gwyn, James Gwyn, Jeannie Kempa, Robert Mascuch, Jessica Peirce, Bill Powers, Michael Purdy, Sarah Robertson, & Michael Sconzo of Clifton; Joseph Fritz of Bergenfield; Christine Blake, Jack Pignatello, & Maren Sugarman of Bloomfield; Daniel Reid of Emerson; Chris Robertson of Fairlawn; Jennifer Verdonck of Hasbrouck Heights; Jacob Michael of Hawthorne; Sabrina Curry of Kearney; Vanessa Sierra of Linden; Mariah Ayscue & Gary Koseyan of Montclair; Aseal Nassar of North Bergen; Maria Salvati of Nutley; Sofia Flores-Hohn of Paterson; Kelsey Snedeker of Seacaucus; Peggy Valenti of Succasunna; Maria Alessi & James Russo of Wayne; and Seira Nakanishi of Brooklyn, NY.

Save $5 by ordering tickets in advance! Non-member advanced tickets rates: $20/adults and $15/students & seniors; At the door rates: $25 adults /$20 students & seniors. Tickets and seat selection can be made online at or by calling the TLC Box Office at (973) 928-7668. Mail checks to: Theater League of Clifton, PO Box 4072 Clifton, NJ 07012, include the show date & time. Group discounts rates available, call (973) 928-7668 for details.

February FUNdraisers!

Our 7th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

During a performance of “Once Upon a Mystery” the character Red attempts to solve the mystery: who poisoned Snow White with an apple?

At Mario’s Restaurant in Clifton – Tickets on Sale Now!

Once Upon A Mystery


Online Thirty-One Fundraiser

We’re hosting a second February FUNdraiser – an online sale with Thirty-One going on NOW through March 13th! Check out these adorable products, many of which are on sale. 20% of sales benefit TLC!  Visit our exclusive online event link here. 

TLC Thirty One Fundraiser flyer

Sixth Annual murder-mystery Dinner Theater – Tickets On Sale

Coming up at Mario’s Restaurant March 7,8,9 and 14, 15, 16

Murd-arr Flyer

Our Sixth Annual murder-mystery dinner theater “Murd-arrr!!! Pirates of The Salty Dog” by Toby Otero is coming up in March!

Our annual dinner theater fundraiser has become a local favorite and helps support our ongoing mission to bring the performing arts to the greater Clifton community – come on out to support us and enjoy dinner and a show!

Murd-arrr!!! Pirates of The Salty Dog is the manic tale of a stolen treasure chest, mayhem, mischief and…Murd-arrr!!! After years of sailing the Seven Seas, Captain Bigbeard decides to set anchor on dry land in an attempt to live a life on the straight and narrow.  But with the notorious French Privateer, “The Razor” hot on his trail and a Drunken Pirate that always seems to do the wrong thing, can Bigbeard and his crew ever truly live a peaceful life?

Directed by Linda Wielkotz and Produced by Mark Peterson. The cast features many new faces from the broader northern New Jersey area, including:

Robin Edinger of Linden; Gus Ferrari of Montclair; Don Sheffrin of Little Falls; Ann Tannous of Glen Rock; Mike VanLuvender of East Rutherford and Victoria Waumans of Clifton.

Tickets are $40 and include a 3 course dinner of Salad, Pasta, Sea Bass, Chicken, Potato, Vegetable, Dessert, and Beverages: soda, tea and coffee. A cash bar is also available.

Show dates:  March 7, 8, 9 and 14, 15, 16th; Friday & Saturday at 8PM and Sunday at 4PM, at Mario’s Restaurant, 710 Van Houten Avenue in Clifton, NJ.  Limited seating available, advance reservations are recommended!

Tickets will be reserved upon payment on a first-come first served basis.  Payment and seat selection can be made online here.  Or, by check to Theater League of Clifton, P.O. Box 4072, Clifton, NJ 07012, include the performance date with your check.

Or, call our box office at (973) 928-7668 to reserve your seat today!