NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—From December 11 until December 21, the Crossroads Theatre Company is hosting its traditional “Holiday Jubilee,” a multicultural musical event for all ages, continue for its fifth consecutive year.
The performances will be held at the at the theatre, located at 7 Livingston Avenue, at 8pm on Thursdays through Saturdays and at 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Holiday Jubilee, which is directed by renowned Broadway fight director Rick Sordelet with musical direction by Gail Lou DeSandies, works to create an experience that celebrates the holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Diwali, and others through the use of a musical medley of holiday tunes as well as popular music, R&B, and gospel.
Each year, Holiday Jubilee has a different story line, and this year the story is about two couples who find their holiday wedding plans on a collision course leading to mayhem, music, and romance.
The cast features many returning actors and singers, along with the youthful members of the Body and Music School of Performing Arts of Piscataway.
Returning to Holiday Jubilee this year are Stephen Agosto, Jason Barrameda, Tamara Beamer, Aaron Boykin, Martin Carpenter, L.C. DeSandies, T.S. DeSandies, Leah Joy, Karizma Kishnani, Jeanel LeBlanc, Jevonnah Mayo, Gemini Quintos, Crystal Roe, Lori Tishfield and Eeftu Yacoub.
Crystal Roe and Mark Bailey are new to the cast.
Tickets are $30 and $15 for students and children 12 years old or younger, and can be bought online at CrossroadsTheatreCompany.org or over the phone at 732-545-8100.
The mission of the Crossroads Theatre Company is to bring African-American theatre to the local stage, for the enjoyment of a wide array of people.