North Star Theater Company will be performing “Songs On the Stage Cabaret” at Sussex County Community College’s Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 13, at 7:30 p.m., $10 cash donation will be accepted at the door. Julia Kadar will be directing the show, with Allison Ognibene as producer, Dan Burg as sound designer and John Kollar as lighting designer. Sussex County Community College is located at One College Hill Road in Newton. Fifteen performers will be gracing the stage singing Broadway songs. Emceeing the cabaret at the college are Russ Crespolini, of Randolph, and Alexis Rizzo, of Wayne.
Crespolini was last seen as Lord Farquaad in NSTC’s production of “Shrek the Musical.” No stranger to the stage, Crespolini is an actor and belongs to a local improv group. When he is not on stage performing, he is the regional manager for Patch Media and can also be seen for shaping the minds of college students as a professor at St. Elizabeth University.
Meanwhile, Alexis Rizzo teaches Elementary General Music and also directs / music directs middle and high school camp shows. Rizzo was last seen playing Gingy / Sugar Plum Fairy and one of the three blind mice in NSTC’s production of “Shrek the Musical.”