Archive for January, 2014

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend in Ocean City

Ocean City is a perfect place to celebrate Valentines Weekend. How can you tell that special someone you love them in O.C.? Let Me Count the Ways.

l. Treat them to an evening of enchanting love songs and sumptuous desserts. The Ocean City Theatre Company makes it easy. Michael Hartman and Company will provide a program covering both sweets and musical treats on Sat., Feb. 15 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. They have been doing this for several years with select professional performers from the Theatre's Broadway series. The upcoming program will feature new songs, new choreography and more staging. Doors will open for desserts and show tickets at 7:15 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 if purchased by 4 p.m. on... Read More

New Song Written for Mr. Mature America Pageant!

Mr. Mature America Update: A new song for the upcoming March 22nd Pageant has just been completed. It will be sung when the first Mr. Mature America is crowned and strides down the Runway at the Music Pier to greet his admirers. Mr. Mature America is a pageant that will celebrate the talents and contributions of men 60 years of age and over. There is no Pageant currently like it in the United States. So Ocean City has stepped in to fill the void. Critics who have already studied the song and especially its lyrics declare it is of the same superior and endearing quality as “Here It Comes Miss Crustacean” sung at the City’s Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant and “Some Enchanted Morning,” sung when Martin Z. Mollusk ventures on to the... Read More

Doo Dah Weekend in Ocean City

The weekend of April 12th is Doo Dah Weekend! The Doo Dah Parade, on the 12th,  will feature the Basset Hound Waddle with over 500 of the floppy eared doggies, many sporting decorations; comical brigades, clowns, costumed characters and the Pie Asco, a massive pie in the face event in front of the Music Pier when the Parade ends. On Saturday night there will be a tribute to Abbott and Costello at the Library with impersonators introducing a classic movie. And lest we forget, the Tri State County Basset Hound Rescue League will hold its popular Olympics on Friday at noon on the Tabernacle Grounds. The endearing doggies will jump over hurdles (or walk around them), run through tunnels, attempt a 20-yard sprint, and then flop on the grass for a... Read More

Greater Ocean City Theatre Co. Deserves Our Support

Since 1999 Michael Hartman has made major contributions to the quality of life of this community. He has, in effect, brought “Broadway to the Beach.” The high energy, entertaining shows he has produced in conjunction with the Ocean City Pops continue to be highlights of the summer season. These include Annie, Cinderella, Singing in the Rain, Oklahoma, Music Man, Crazy for You, Peter Pan, the list goes on and on. He has brought major entertainment to our First Night New Year’s Eve celebration. This past First Night his company presented Rapunzel for youngsters and the popular Broadway standard Smokey Joe’s Café. In addition to his success with the Pops, the talented producer-choreographer has founded the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company that has presented an array of professional shows at the Music Pier, Moorlyn... Read More