The Clare Rose Playhouse Presents the Musical "Godspell"

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – February 1, 2010 – The Clare Rose Playhouse, a community theatre located on the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College, will continue its 2009-10 season with Godspell, a musical by award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz. The show will run from February 19 through March 7, 2010.

Godspell is based on the Gospel of St. Matthew with a contemporary score and plot. Stephen Schwartz combines a pop rock soundtrack with timeless story-telling to recreate this modern hit.

General admission tickets cost $15 each with a reduced rate of $12 for students and senior citizens. For more information, please call the box office at 631.654.0199.

The Clare Rose Playhouse, which serves as a major teaching facility for the College’s theater courses, is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue) in Patchogue, on the northeast corner of the campus of St. Joseph’s College. A former cottage converted in 1985 through the generosity and guidance of the man for whom it is named, the Playhouse serves as a major teaching facility for the College’s theater courses and a training ground for young actors. The Playhouse is the site of community theater productions of musicals, dramas, comedies, cabaret acts, musical performances, dance troupes and comedians.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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