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BARNUM Comes to Bergen County

BARNUM Comes to Bergen County

Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County's Fair Lawn, presents "Barnum" this weekend only from Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30.

The biographical musical of showman P.T. Barnum - recently depicted in the popular 2017 musical film 'The Greatest Showman' starring Hugh Jackman - was nominated for 10 Tony Awards in 1980, in which Jim Dale won for Best Performance by a Leading Actor and Glenn Close received her first of four Tony Nominations.

Skyline Theatre Company's professional theatrical production will be presented Friday, September 28 at 7:30pm, Saturday, September 29 at 7:30pm and Sunday, September 30 at 2:00pm at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, in Bergen County's Fair Lawn. The show is directed by Skyline Theatre Company's Artistic Director Sam Scalamoni.

With music by Cy Coleman, a book by Mark Bramble, and lyrics by Michael Stewart, "Barnum" tells the story of 19th century showman P.T. Barnum, his wife Charity, and of many of his circus star performers including Tom Thumb, Jenny Lind, and Jumbo the Elephant.

Professional actor Chris Collins-Pisano portrays P.T. Barnum in his Skyline debut. Most recently starring as Jimmy in Gateway Playhouse's production of 'Flashdance,' Chris spent most of this past year Off-Broadway in 'Friends! The Musical Parody.' "Barnum" is choreographed by Skyline Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director Michael Whitney.

Individual tickets prices range from $20 to $29 and are on sale through Skyline's online box office at and its in-person box office at 800-474-1299. For ticket reservations or for more information about Skyline go to All performances take place at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center in Fair Lawn, NJ. More information is also available via our social media platforms on Facebook at SkylineTheatreCo and on Twitter @SkylineBergen.

The remainder of Skyline Theatre Company's 2018-2019 season features the world premiere of "Singin' the Holidays" in December 2018 and "Lombardi" in May 2019.

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