Disco, outdoor concerts, and a theatrical adaptation of a Disney classic bedazzle the Staten Island stage this summer
by Jessica Jones-Gorman
Featuring some of the best artists in disco history, Disco Fever will return to the St. George Theatre on Saturday, September 22. Artists like France Joli, Felipe of Village People fame, Carl Carlton, The Hues Corporation, and Gonzalez will take turns on the historic stage, accompanied by DJ Eddie and host Joe Causi. Tickets for the show, which starts at 8 p.m., range from $49 to $79. 35 Hyatt Street, stgeorgetheatre.com
Borough President James Oddo’s Summer Concert Series will be presented every Thursday night
this summer at rotating outdoor venues. Highlights of the series include an August 9 show at
Fort Wadsworth, featuring the 42nd Division Infantry Band, and an August 16 concert at Historic
Richmondtown, which will highlight the stylings of Anthony DeRoss and Julia Gargano.
The 42nd Infantry Division Band has acted as the musical ambassador for its New York Army
National Guard division for more than a century. Since the First World War, it has entertained
audiences of tropps and the general public, and was mobilized by the Governor of New York following hurricane Sandy to assist with cleanup efforts. statenislandusa.com
back, and better than ever
Based on the 1831 French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo and featuring songs from the Disney animated feature of the same name, Wagner College’s presentation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Starring Justin Giachetti as Quasimodo, John Griffin as Claude Frollo, and Cassandra Elyse as Esmeralda, performances will take place Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12. Wagner College’s Stage One, 631 Howard Avenue. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hemlocktheatreco.com.