Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Keep up to date with the arts events in the Rumson-Fair Haven area.

Taking RFH Tower Players’ Spring Show Outside

Small group virtual dance rehearsal takes place in March with choreographer Casey Stolowski and male cast members. Pictured are Casey Stolowski, Aidan Herman, Matt Reulbach, Evan Callas, Chris Stypa.
Photo/RFH

Of the mindset that in spite of the pandemic, the show must go on, the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players are taking the spring musical off the auditorium stage and to the outdoors.

The musical they’re taking to the outdoor stage is Emma! A Pop Musical.

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Curtain Up on RFH Tower Players’ First Virtual Show

The pandemic isn’t stopping the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players from going on with the show. The troupe has set the stage for the curtain to go up on their first virtual production. The Tower Players’ fall drama, Shuddersome: Tales of Poe, will be staged online on Nov. 20.

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Living the Dream: A Native Fair Havenite’s Navesink Love Story

“My peace-and-quiet maker. My trusted secret keeper. My adventure sharer.
My Navesink.”

Judy Goddard
My Navesink (left) and Judy & Tom Goddard (right) at the RFH Class of ’78 reunion in 2018 with classmate Alex Christie … Photo/Elaine Van Develde

Judy Russell Goddard is in love. And the native Fair Havenite has a story to show and tell all about her lifetime love affair.

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Scene Around: RFH Marching Band, Color Guard Show Goes On

The pandemic didn’t stop the show. The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Marching Band and Color Guard marched, twirled and played on at Friday night’s first RFH Football game. And the show was winning, by all accounts, just like the team.

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In Tune: RFH Tri-District Music Festival

There was a lot of night music played recently at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) as the 15-year tradition of the annual Tri-District Music Festival set the stage to showcase Knollwood, Forrestdale and RFH musicians.

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Focus: Dress Rehearsing RFH’s ‘Footloose’

It’s that time — dress rehearsal time for the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s (RFH) annual musical theater production. This year it’s Footloose. And as tech week winds down and things are fine-tuned, the cast settles into dress rehearsals, with that final dress rehearsal set for tonight.

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Getting Artful After Dark At RFH

For crafty community’s sake, something artsy was going on after dark at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) recently.

Members of the RFH chapter of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) hosted its first Art After Dark, a night of fun, charity, and artistic exploration.

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Focus: RFH ‘Hunchback’; After the Curtain Call

Hunchback of Notre Dame cast
Photo/RFH PAS

Another closing, another show …

They took their bows and exited stage right and down the hall to bask in the success of their show, mingle and strike a few poses. Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players’ Hunchback of Notre Dame was a success by all accounts.

The cast performed a comedic version of the show, which the audience embraced with lots of laugh-out-loud moments that were the talk of the weekend.

The show closed on Sunday to accolades and bonding moments with the cast, crew and audience.

Take a look for a glimpse into another RFH show …

Photos/courtesy of RFH PAS