Ali Stroker found her voice performing in student productions at Ridgewood High School. As a child, Haworth native Liz Gillies attended musical theater classes at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (then called the John Harms Center).
Stroker and Gillies, now emerging actresses and singers, are among those returning to Bergen County to perform at bergenPAC's "Beyond the Storm" benefit in Englewood on Sunday. Tap dance phenom Savion Glover headlines the event, performing with HBO Def Poet Carlos Andrés Goméz.
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WHO: Savion Glover, Carlos Andrés Goméz, Ali Stroker, Liz Gillies, Robert Creighton, Elizabeth Stanley and Joy Hermalyn, among others.
WHAT: "Beyond the Storm: A Relief Concert to Benefit the Victims of Hurricane Sandy."
WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood; 201-227-1030 or bergenpac.org.
HOW MUCH: $25, $100. All proceeds benefit the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, the Little Ferry and Moonachie school districts and PetResQ.
As we continue to recover from superstorm Sandy, bergenPAC is stepping up to do what it does best: putting on a benefit show. Beyond the Storm: A Relief Concert to Benefit the Victims of Hurricane Sandy is a musical event that will feature Broadway performer Kelli Rabke Agresta and Alex Diaz, the center's director of education.