The South Camden Theatre Company Announces 2009 - 2010 Season

Camden, NJ (PressExposure) July 23, 2009 -- The South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey announces its fifth season for 2009 - 2010.

Producing Artistic Director Joseph M. Paprzycki states, "As we await the completion of our new home at the Waterfront South Theatre we are pleased to continue bringing exciting theatre to the region in this our fifth season. We will be opening this fall on October 30th with three special performances of "Slave Narratives Revisited: A Celebration of Freedom". This exciting play written by Ed Shockley and starring the playwright and director Lary Moten takes us on a journey of oppression and freedom that spans from the time of slavery to today. Opening on February 12th we will present a full three week schedule of Bruce Graham's "Belmont Avenue Social Club" directed by Ray Croce. Set in a Philadelphia Democratic club, this play about white male privilege, power and betrayal blends humor and inspired wisdom. We will close the new season with my play "Last Rites" directed by Christopher Schimpf as we christen the new Waterfront South Theatre with the play that inspired its birth."

The South Camden Theatre Company has been staging productions for five years in the basement of Sacred Heart Church and plans to move its performances across the street into the new 99-seat Waterfront South Theatre in 2010. Located at the corner of 4th and Jasper Streets in Camden, New Jersey, the new building is currently under construction at the site of the former bar named Walt’s Cafe, an establishment previously owned by Paprzycki's grandparents and the setting for his first play and forthcoming book, "Last Rites".

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About South Camden Theatre Company, Inc.

The South Camden Theatre Company, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping revitalize the City of Camden, New Jersey by producing meaningful, professional theater in the City's Waterfront South District. We are committed to staging performances that entertain, elevate and inspire audiences, whether our plays are rooted in the reality of injustice, or explore the magic of human potential and show how love can transcend our differences. We are here to serve the community— its adults and children — and we exist to provide hope for the rebirth of our city, while providing a voice and a stage for those who live, work and dream here. South Camden Theatre Company is a proud member of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey Cultural Alliance and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. For more information on South Camden Theatre Company and Waterfront South Theatre visit http://www.southcamdentheatre.org


Press Contact:
Gus Orr
South Camden Theatre Company, Inc.
1739 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104
856-456-2850
guso@southcamdentheatre.org
http://www.southcamdentheatre.org

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