Flower Power blooms at The Newt


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos





— The Newton Theatre Arts Academy presents Flower Power! on Saturday August 18 at 3 PM.

Flower Power! brings back the hip music of the sixties with the flower people, mystics, and protesters of the decade that changed everything!

Starpetal and her girl band, Flower Power, start a student sit-in at Valley High when the school principal denies their request for an in-school battle of the bands. They really want to go up against the boys' band - Peter, Paul & Harry - and they finally make it happen at Ole McDonald's Farm.

Hippie Shreddy, Freddy, the mystic Maharishi, Bruiser and his bikers, and Max King, the famous record promoter, all get drawn into the excitement that becomes the Cornstalk Music Festival.

Though it begins with the two school bands, it's the Kooks, a top British rock group, that really sparks the festivities. Everything goes wild when the crazy bikers invade the event, but Big Mama knows how to tame them and calm the crowd.

Lighting effects, a psychedelic backdrop, silly face makeup, the groovy clothing of the era, and a sixties rock beat all contribute to making this an unforgettable musical.

Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased at The Newton Theatre box office at 219 Spring Street in Newton, NJ; online at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com; or by calling 973-940-NEWT.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Have a 'Cup of Joe with Josh' Gottheimer
At 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) will host a “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall at the Hampton Diner in Newton. The public...
Read more »
Image

Tree-cutting starts at Sparta Mountain
BY ERIKA NORTON
The next phase of forestry work in the Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management Area started this week on 9.4 acres...

Read more »
Image

A day in the life of ambulance volunteers
SPARTA — “It’s not like the TV shows,” Jeff Hookway said, standing in front of the two ambulances parked in the garage of the Sparta Ambulance...
Read more »
Image

Andover Township CERT
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP - Residents are stepping up to volunteer their time after spotting recent articles stating that Andover Township is starting an emergency response team composed...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Obituaries
Stella F. Bozik
  • Feb 18, 2019
Local News
Tree-cutting starts at Sparta Mountain
  • Feb 21, 2019
Entertainment
John Nemeth at Stanhope House
  • Feb 20, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Andover, NJ