08/22/18 1:30pm

Sunday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m.: ‘Bring It On: the Musical,’ presented by Riverhead Faculty & Community Theatre at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead. Directed by Laura Nitti, performed by RFCT youth ages 12-18. Tickets: $20; $10 students. Purchase reserved seating: brownpapertickets.com/event/3487061. Information: rfct1871@gmail.com.

08/22/18 1:22pm

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 13-15, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m.: ‘Bring It On: the Musical,’ presented by Riverhead Faculty & Community Theatre at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead. Directed by Laura Nitti, performed by RFCT youth ages 12-18. Tickets: $20; $10 students. Purchase reserved seating: brownpapertickets.com/event/3487061. Information: rfct1871@gmail.com.

11/05/14 10:37am

Riverhead Faculty and Community Theater presents the Stephen Schwartz musical “Godspell” at Jamesport Meeting House. Directed and choreographed by Anita Boyer and produced by Jan McKenna and Glenn Abramowitz. The cast includes Mr. Abramowitz, Linda Aydinian, Heather Cusack, Julie Crowley, Manning Dandridge, Nancy DiGirolamo, Patti Hautsch, John Hudson, Peter Nolan, Fred Nydegger and Patrick O’Brien. The 1971 Broadway musical, based on parables from the New Testament, features updated lyrics by Mr. Schwartz. RFCT’s proceeds support scholarships for Riverhead High School students.
Reservations: 987-7209 or brownpapertickets.com/event/884564.

11/21/13 12:46pm
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | April Keogh (from left), Marion Stark and Marguerite Volonts in a scene from the musical comedy 'Nunsense."

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | April Keogh (from left), Marion Stark and Marguerite Volonts in a scene from the musical comedy ‘Nunsense.”

The show must go on. This tradition illuminates the perseverance and work ethic of theater folk. When Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre found itself temporarily evicted from its home stage at Riverhead High School due to construction, members tapped their improvisational skills (in more ways than one) and, for the first time in the company’s history, rented another stage — at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. As president Glenn Abramowitz declares in program notes for “Nunsense,” “but what a stage this is.” With its intimate ambiance and acoustics designed for an era without the dubious benefit of electronic sound enhancement, the historic hall is a delightful venue for RFTC’s exceptional production. (more…)