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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
PRESS PHOTOS BY ED COURRIERJimmy Winter (Ben Johnson in white vest) and bootlegger Cookie McGee (Kiran Pandey in red coat), disguised as a butler, sing “Fascinating Rhythm” during the finale of act one. Copyright - © Ed Courrier PRESS PHOTOS BY ED COURRIERJimmy Winter (Ben Johnson in white vest) and bootlegger Cookie McGee (Kiran Pandey in red coat), disguised as a butler, sing “Fascinating Rhythm” during the finale of act one. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Torch-wielding temperance marcher Estonia Dulworth (Joy Sulewski) is held aloft by a member of the vice squad, assisted by Chief Berry (Evan Honsel), during the song “Demon Rum.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier Torch-wielding temperance marcher Estonia Dulworth (Joy Sulewski) is held aloft by a member of the vice squad, assisted by Chief Berry (Evan Honsel), during the song “Demon Rum.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Jimmy Winter, (Ben Johnson), stumbles into Billie Bendix (Meghan Altemose) outside a speakeasy where his bachelor party was held. The wealthy playboy is soon to marry someone “respectable” in order keep his mother from disinheriting him. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Jimmy Winter, (Ben Johnson), stumbles into Billie Bendix (Meghan Altemose) outside a speakeasy where his bachelor party was held. The wealthy playboy is soon to marry someone “respectable” in order keep his mother from disinheriting him. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Jimmy Winter (Ben Johnson) is seduced by Billie Bendix Meghan Altemose) as she sings “Treat Me Rough” at his beach house. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Jimmy Winter (Ben Johnson) is seduced by Billie Bendix Meghan Altemose) as she sings “Treat Me Rough” at his beach house. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Duke Mahoney (Joel Paulson), disguised as a chef, attempts to woo Jeannie Muldoon (Jillian Sinko) with a poem he wrote in “Blah, Blah, Blah.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier Duke Mahoney (Joel Paulson), disguised as a chef, attempts to woo Jeannie Muldoon (Jillian Sinko) with a poem he wrote in “Blah, Blah, Blah.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier

Saucon Valley High School presents

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by Ed Courrier Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

Saucon Valley HS’s Theatre Department brought a ’S Wonderful’ Roaring ’20s comedy to the high school auditorium stage from March 2-5. Set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, the musical, “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” involves a trio of bootleggers, Cookie, Billie and Duke, who take advantage of an inebriated playboy, Jimmy Winter, who owns a posh beach house where they stash a shipment of illegal booze. Produced and directed by Chad Miller, musical numbers included “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” “Demon Rum,” “’S Wonderful,“ and “Someone to Watch Over Me.”