“All the world is a stage.” William Shakespeare
The Voorhees Theatre Company (VTC) is a non-profit community theatre based at the Voorhees Middle School Theater. The mission of the VTC is to offer performance and educational opportunities to artists on stage and behind the scenes and to bring audiences professional-caliber performances within and beyond the walls of the theater. VTC is well known for educating and nurturing young performers and for offering performance and theatre opportunities to local artists of all ages. VTC offers a safe harbor to all participants who want to explore the arts.
Since forming in 2002, VTC has staged a wide variety of productions, including Peter Pan, Footloose, Elf the Musical Jr., Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, Shrek the Musical Jr., Beauty and the Beast, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Lion King Jr., Mary Poppins, Godspell, Annie Jr., The Music Man, The Little Mermaid Jr., Into the Woods and Seussical Jr.
One of the most successful programs of VTC has been the Summer Theatre Camp held at the Voorhees Middle School. The camp offers a complete theatrical experience. The camp provides instructions in all aspects of performing and the opportunity for participants to perform in a musical production at the end of the camp season. This year’s production will be Junie B Jones The Musical, Jr. and performances will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 10 AM, Thursday, Aug. 3 at 10 AM and 7:30 PM, Friday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, Aug. 5 at 2:00 and 7:30 PM.
The Summer Young Adult Show will be The Wedding Singer with performances on Aug. 10, 11 and 12 at 7:30 PM.
To learn more about the VTC, including information about upcoming shows and available scholarships, visit voorheestheatre.org or call (856) 206-3554.
Voorhees is proud to have the Voorhees Theatre Company provide a stage for the stars and future stars of our community.
** The second show in our Voorhees Summer Series is on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30pm, featuring singer/songwriter/recording artist Anthony Liguori, Jr. and his Tribute to Elvis Presley, The Legend Lives. The Beer Garden and food trucks will open at 6:30pm. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. For more information about this free event, visit voorheesnj.com or call the Show Hot Line at 856-882-SHOW.
** Voorhees Township is offering discounted tickets for Morey’s Amusement Piers and Water Parks located on the Boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ. Tickets may be obtained in person from the Office of the Voorhees Township Clerk (856) 429-7757 and are payable by CASH ONLY. Tickets are available to residents and non-residents. The tickets do not expire.