Waist Watchers National Tour Rolls Into Metuchen's FORUM

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After successful runs in Florida, Arizona, California, Missouri, and Philadelphia, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! pulls into New Jersey on October 12th with its outstanding cast of four seasoned comedic performers who can't "weight" to make audiences laugh in their seats.

 

In the same energetic and fun spirit as the Menopause The Musical®, WaistWatchers The Musical! takes a hilarious and lighthearted look at four women dealing with food, friendship, love, life and sex!  The show will run through November 20th, at the Forum Theatre at 314 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840.

 

Set in Cook's Women's Gym, WaistWatchers The Musical! features four women "of a certain age" dealing with assorted body image issues through active staging and two dozen songs with parody lyrics. With constant workouts, choreography, and infectious songs, WaistWatchers The Musical! tackles many of today's issues like dieting, exercise, plastic surgery, sex over the age of forty, and the relentless search for a positive self-image - with both humor and sensitivity.

 

 

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Audiences will be roaring with laughter as the four women "Zumba-ize" popular songs, turning them into tunes like "Botox Queen", "I Hope I Lose It", "The World's Greatest Ice Cream"," I Went To The Buffet Line", and "Viagra."

 

 
 

 

 

 


Left to Right: Krissy Johnson (Cheryl), Dionne Carole (Carla), Pam Jorgensen (Cindy),

and Eleonore Thomas (Connie). Photo credit: Michael Bush.

 

 

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Left to Right: Krissy Johnson (Cheryl), Dionne Carole (Carla), Pam Jorgensen (Cindy), and

 Eleonore Thomas (Connie). Photo credit: Michael Bush.

 

 

 

 

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Cast Members, Director, and Author are available for interviews - print, radio & TV.  Contact Inna Shamis Lapin of AvantGarde Communications Group

at (973) 610.7895 or inna@agcomgroup.com

 


 

MEDIA ALERT

WaistWatchers The Musical! Comes to Metuchen

Cast Can't 'Weight' To Make Audiences Laugh in Musical Comedy

 

National Tour Comes to Forum Theatre

Metuchen, NJ October 5th thru November 13th

 

WHEN: October 12 - November 20, 2016

 

WHERE: Forum Theatre, 314 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840

 

PERFORMANCES:  2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. on Fridays, 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2:00 pm on Sundays.

 

TICKETS: $45-$65 (other fees may apply) and are available by visiting www.WaistWatchersTheMusical.com or 1-855-448-7469 (1-855-HIT SHOW)

 

RUNNING TIME: 90 Minutes (No Intermission)

 

PRODUCED BY: Playhouse Productions, Inc.

National Touring Company Cast, Director, and Author Information:

Cast Members, Director, and Author are available for interviews - print, radio & TV.  Contact Inna Shamis Lapin of AvantGarde Communications Group

at (973) 610.7895 or inna@agcomgroup.com

 

Photo Link: www.playhouseinfo.com/sierra2center/waistwatchers-the-musical/media.htm

 

DIONNE CAROLE (Carla) has swept the hearts of many on stage, film and sea. Credits include: Dreamgirls International Tour (Ensemble), Godspell (Peggy), Ain't Misbehavin (Charlaine), Smokey Joe's Café (BJ), Peter Nero & The Philly Pops, and numerous live musical theater performances with Holland America Cruise Line. Dionne is a singer, songwriter, actress, and recording artist.  She is the Founder of Le Savoir-Faire, a non-profit charm and etiquette school dedicated to equipping and empowering the lives of today's young ladies.

 

PAM JORGENSEN (Cindy) has performed in over 50 productions on the East Coast, appearing at 13th Street Rep (NYC) and Bucks County Playhouse (PA), to name a few. Some favorite roles include Miss Delilah Strict in Zombie Prom, Agnes Gooch in Mame, Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, and Rose in Gypsy..  Without the support of her husband, she says, she would still be playing the part of a "square-peg-in-round-hole-trying-to-make-it-as-a-cubicle-jockey-in-corporate-America." When she's not on stage, Pam is a mentor and coach to aspiring young performers and is a proud member of the Sommelier Society of America.

 

KRISSY JOHNSON (Cheryl) received a Master of Music in vocal performance from the University of Houston. Moving to New York, she performed in shows and wedding bands. Off-Broadway credits include Murdered by the Mob, Forgotten Broadway, and The WWOW Radio Mystery Hour. Regional Credits include Houdini at the Goodspeed Opera House, and A Christmas Carol at the Burt Reynolds Theatre in West Palm Beach, as well as appearing in The Sound of MusicHigh School MusicalNoises Off, and 42nd Street. In addition to musical theatre, she performs classical recitals and has been a backup singer for Real Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute band.

 

ELEONORE S. THOMAS (Connie) has performed in numerous along the East Coast. Some favorite credits include The Royal Christmas Tours starring Andrea Bocelli & Julie Andrews. In NYC, she was seen in The Medium (Taksu Theatre Co.) and Diet Monologues: The Musical (MITF). Regional work includes he roles of Bloody Mary in South Pacific (Arizona Broadway Theatre), Mother Abbess in Sound of Music (New Candlelight Theatre), and Iowa Housewife in Menopause the Musical (The Palms.) When not traveling the nation to perform, Eleonore can be found inspiring young creative minds as an educator at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. 

 

ALAN JACOBSON (Author) has produced more than 80 shows around the country, and two of them moved to New York. If You Ever Leave Me I'm Going With You starring Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna moved to Broadway, and Down the Garden Paths starring Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson moved Off-Broadway. Mr. Jacobson has written, produced and directed over 50 cabaret shows the last 23 years, and is the founder and partner of Broadway Theatre Cruises, a company specializing in theme packages with Broadway stars.

 

MATT SILVA (Director) is the Artistic Director for Playhouse Productions, Inc. He holds an MA in Theatre from Villanova University and an MFA in Directing from Florida State University. In addition to directing Playhouse Productions' successful tours of Old Jews Telling Jokes and Becoming Dr. Ruth, a few of Matt's favorite directing credits include: Hotel Suite, Rounding Third, The Love of the Nightingale, Crimes of the Heart and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Barrymore nomination for Best Director of a musical for his 14-person adaptation of Dream Coat.) 

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