Dr. Robert Cioffi, professor of English and Drama at County College of Morris (CCM), will have his latest musical revue, Songs from a Glass Half Full, performed at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park on February 28 and March 1.
The performances, which start at 8 p.m., benefit the ReVision Theatre of Asbury Park, a professional company dedicated to producing work with a fresh perspective.
The musical revue features music written by Cioffi of Oakhurst, lyrics by Drew Taylor and is directed by Bob Angelini.
Tim McLoone’s Supper Club is located at 1200 Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at http://revisiontheatre.tix.com.
Songs from a Glass Half Full is about four strangers who meet and examine their lives, asking each other and themselves whether their glass is half empty or half full. It premiered last July in Sharon Springs, NY.
Cioffi, an accomplished composer and musician, has written scores for such projects as an off-Broadway production of Dorian, the musical of Dorian Gray, Children of Paradise, and The Flowering Thorn. Taylor is a veteran Broadway performer with many shows to his credit including The
Secret Garden, Annie, Gigi and Sweet Smell of Success. He also is an accomplished playwright and lyricist.
Cioffi, who earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from New York University and B.A. from Seton Hall University, has taught at CCM and coordinated the college’s Drama program since 1983.