CLARK — Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark in will present “Godspell” as its annual musical production. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. on campus. The play is based on The Gospel according to Saint Matthew, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
Prominent roles in the Mother Seton Production of “Godspell” are played by the following students: Catherine Bialkowski of Clifton, Jocelyn Brown of Orange, Hannah Clark of Scotch Plains, Janeclare McCann of Cranford, Kandace Moore of West Orange, Katie Newton of Middlesex, Bria Pendar of Newark and Catherine Serzan of Westfield. Noah Belmont of Cranford is cast as Jesus and Kenneth Marples of Elizabeth portrays the role of John the Baptist/Judas.
The school production is directed by Christine Danelson, who is a 2005 graduate of Mother Seton and a resident of Clark. During high school, she captured leading roles each year. Following graduation from Mother Seton, Danelson starred as Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway First National Tour of “Hairspray,” a role she reprised at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn.
Since returning from tour and during college, Danelson has appeared on television in Law & Order in supporting roles, in feature and independent films. Currently, she is employed as a paralegal at an intellectual property law firm in Iselin. She participates in community theater shows around New Jersey. She also gives voice lesion in her spare time.
Tickets may be purchased at the door. Ticket costs for Friday are as follows: students and adults $10; children under the age of 12 and senior citizens $8. Tickets for Saturday are $10 for everyone with the exception of children under the age of 12. These will be $8.