Eleventh annual theatre festival begins Aug. 15
Performances at Union City’s Ellsworth Park feature local talent
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter correspondent
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On Thursday evenings beginning Aug. 15, Ellsworth Park in Union City is the place to see actors, musicians, and writers performing as part of Theatre Festival in the Park 2013.

A variety of plays and performances will continue throughout the summer at 7 p.m. The park is on New York Avenue at 24th Street.

Performances and dates

The performances and dates are:

Aug. 15, Noche de Poesia, a night of poetry, hosted by Rafael Palacios.

Aug. 22, Luis Noboa in concert

Aug. 29, Tanya Holt in concert. A performer who has been singing since the age of five and performs a wide range of music from music theater to pop to gospel, she also writes and arranges her own music.

Sept. 5, Poetry in the Park, hosted by Ben “Broken English” Figueroa. Figueroa is a poet who has performed at a number of poetry slams and other performances.

Sept. 12, Rosario & Her Stars.

Sept. 19, Tracy Stark in Concert. Stark is a singer/songwriter who is a six time winner of the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs award and is currently in the process of recording a new CD.

Admission is free and chairs will be provided. For more information, visit www.UnionCityArtScene.blogspot.com

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