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Wednesday, April 4: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.
Thursday, April 5: Herbed pork, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, oatmeal cookie.
Friday, April 6: Crab cake, tartar sauce, potato wedges, wax beans, applesauce.
Monday, April 9: Chicken croquette, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, April 10: Baked ham w/maple mustard, whipped sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.
Wednesday, April 11: Chicken Marsala, brown rice, green beans, pineapple tidbits.
The William Allen High School theater department presents “Aida: School Edition,” a musical about Aida, a captured Nubian princess; Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the Egyptian soldier they both love, at 7 p.m. April 12, 13, 14 and 2 p.m. April 15, John F. McHugh Auditorium, William Allen High School, 106 N. 17th St., Allentown.
The William Allen production is directed and produced by John T. Sechler, assisted by choreographer-assistant director Dawn Blanco, music director Brandon Remp, and technical director Marc Hissam.
Freedom High School presents “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy inspired by “The Princess and the Pea,” a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, at 7 p.m. April 11, 12, 13, 14 and 2 p.m. April 15, auditorium, Freedom High School, 3149 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem.
The show, with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer, opened on Broadway in 1959.
“The Addams Family,” with ironically macabre characters created by Charles Addams for his single-panel cartoons, lurches onto the stage at 7 p.m. April 12, 13, 14, and 2 p.m. April 15, auditorium, Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall.
Randi Kaplan directs the Whitehall production, assisted by choreographer Missy Keiser Zimmer, music director Eddie Hong, and student director and stage manager Elaine Ramirez.
“Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes
“How do you measure, measure a year?”
It’s been 20 years since the late Jonathan Larson’s famous lyrics were first sung on Broadway, creating an enduring hit.
The 20th anniversary tour of “Rent” is on its national tour, with a stop at 7:30 p.m. April 11, 12, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton.
Q. My seven-year-old was invited to sleep over at a friend’s house. I hardly know the family, and my son just met the boy this year in first grade. I don’t want to disappoint my son. He is so excited about the sleepover. But I am really worried. How do I approach this with the parents of his new friend and not sound like I am being snobbish or judgmental?
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the annual Freddy Awards at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section continues its annual preview series
“Godspell” will grace the stage at 7 p.m. April 13, 14, 20, 21, and 2 p.m. April 15, auditorium, Bethlehem Catholic High School, 2133 Madison Avenue, Bethlehem.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John-Michael Tebelak, the rock musical, based on the Biblical Gospel of Saint Matthew, debuted off-Broadway in 1971, and made its Broadway premiere in 1976, receiving one 1977 Tony Award nomination.
ASO Chamber Series: The Allentown Symphony Association announces its second annual collboration with the Arts at St. John’s for the “ASO Chamber Series” at St. John’s Lutheran Evangelical Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Alentown. Allentown Symphony Orchestra musicians, along with guests soloists, will perform four 50-minute concerts during April in the beautiful nave of the stained-glass church. The first, at 12:10 p.m. April 3, features Eliezer Gutman, violinist and Concertmaster of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and Lotus Cheng, pianist.