Ramsey March 11, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 9 Corporate power, romance, ambition, and greed will fill the stage as the Ramsey High School Drama Club presents its spring musical, “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.” The popular musical comedy satire of big business will be presented on March 19, 20, and 21 in the high school auditorium. The show follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, a window washer, who uses a little handbook called “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” to climb the corporate ladder to high powered executive. Along the way, Finch encounters the familiar corporate dangers, such as the aggressively compliant “yes man,” the boss’ whiny nephew, backstabbing co-workers, and caffeine addiction. In traditional musical fash- ‘How to Succeed in Business’ comes to high school ion, Finch maneuvers past these pitfalls and walks away with true love. “How to Succeed” opened on Broadway in October 1961, running for over three years, making it the fifth longest running musical at the time. The original production won seven Tony Awards. The show also won the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The score includes the hits “I Believe in You,” “Brotherhood of Man,” “Coffee Break,” and “Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm.” For the Ramsey production, Craig Wolfe is J. Pierrepont Finch, and Emily Brewster is Rosemary, his secretarial love interest. Emily Orozco plays Smitty, the eternally bitter executive assistant, and Blake Pressly is Bud Frump, Finch’s nemesis. Playing J. B. Biggley is Chris Cangiano, with Taylor Poruks as Hedy La Rue, and Sarah Hammond as Miss Jones. Patrick Patti is Bratt, the “yes man,” and Jung Chu is Twimble. Jackie Scheid is Miss Krumholtz, and Jeremy Landes is Gatch. Secretarial pool members include Sarah Bogden, Alexandra Broderick, Samantha Campbell, Dana Tesoriero, Laura Chun, Caitlin Crabbe, Grace DiPaolo, Jackie Farrell, Katie Flood, Ellen Goldberg, Ashley Gordon, Marissa Gutierrez, Becky Latchford, and Claire Lieber. The girls’ chorus includes Brittany Malestein, Lauren Mendelsohn, Lauren Monteith, Gillian Mulhere, Jackie Olson, Amanda Pierz, Cassie Ring, Faith Sacher, Hollie Smith, and Brenna Turer. Portraying the various executives throughout the business world are Michael Ferrucci, George Heftler, Anthony LiGregni, Chris Nagel, Nat Troyer, Joey Tumulty, and Drew Vernon. The production is under the direction of Doug Gipple, with vocal direction by Carol Walker. The orchestra is being directed by Cliff Bialkin, and the scenery was built by George Chrisafis. Student directors are Bridget Carey and Regina Guinto. Performances will be at 8 p.m. each evening in the RHS auditorium. Tickets are $12 each; $6 for senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the door the nights of performance or may be reserved by calling (201) 785-2300 extension 21500. (continued from page 5) graduate of Marist College, where he now serves on the School of Management’s advisory board. He is a coach for several local sports teams. Snyder has been a trustee for 15 years and has served on every major board committee. He is a member of New Jersey School Boards Association serving on Legislative and Finance committees, a delegate assembly representative, and many ad-hoc committees. He also sits on the association’s board of directors. He is co-founder and executive director of Dollar$ and Sense, an education advocacy group. Ken Tyburczy moved to Ramsey with his wife and two children in 2006 so his School board children could attend the public schools. He grew up in Garfield, and travelled to Ramsey to attend Don Bosco Prep High School. He received a dual degree in accounting and marketing with a minor in economics from Saint Peter’s College and received a master’s degree in information systems from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a certified project manager and is currently senior consultant for Crown Partners LLC. Editor’s Note: Villadom TIMES welcomes biographical information and statements from candidates who run for public office. Information may be e-mailed to editorial@villadom.com and will be used in a more detailed story that will run prior to the April 21 election. �������� ������������������� All WEBKINZ All ������������ $ 00 and 3 ���� $ ������������������������ S easons Select Group ����������������������������������������������������� ������������������� Hamilton Square Shopping Center 140 Franklin Tpke, Waldwick • 201-251-7577 7 95 3-11-09 Mike/Janine AllSeasonsMarch3x3(3-11-09) 3x3