The Hoboken Children’s Theater Company, headed by Chase Leyner and musical director Jeremy Beck, had announced its May production, “They Chose Me!” with music by Ned Paul Ginsburg, lyrics by Michael Colby, and book by Colby and Ginsburg.
HCTC has been performing for nine years, producing professional-level musicals with kids and teens from all around the state. Their trademark harmonies and honest acting are shown off perfectly in this sweet and topical musical.
“They Chose Me!” is a musical spotlighting the subject of adoption, as seen through the eyes of kids ages seven to 18. In the course of the show, a group of adopted youngsters assemble to tell their stories, funny and poignant as they are. The show encompasses a variety of issues typically experienced by adopted children, among them foster homes, parental loss, gay adoption, and multicultural families. The audience will experienced the funny, touching and complicated universe of adoption as related through the stories of kids and teens.
The Law Offices of Heidi B. Conlin is a proud sponsor of “They Chose Me!” Conlin is thrilled by the partnership between her Adoption Options (at www.adoptionoptionsnj.com) and HCTC. “This exemplifies our shared philosophy that the adoption journey is different for every family, with many options along the way,” said Conlin.
“They Chose Me!” is also sponsored by USAdopt, LLC, (at www.usadopt.com), a domestic adoption consultant and advisor that helps people navigate the process of domestic adoption. USAdopt accelerates the decision-making process, clarifies and simplifies the path to parenthood, and minimizes costs and risks.
Performances are on May 11 and 12 at 7 p.m., and on May 12 and 13 at 2 p.m., at Monroe Theatrespace, 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.hobokenchildrenstheater.com.