‘La Madonna’ for Mother’s Day

'La Madonna' at Montclair State University's Kasser Theater is sure to be a great show for Mother's Day. Purchase your tickets before they are sold out!

La Madonna at Kasser Theater.

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Photo courtesy of peakperfs.org.

If you’re looking for a special treat this Mother’s Day, take the lucky lady in your life to a showing of La Madonna at Kasser Theater on the campus of Montclair State University. The Baroque Ensemble will be performing La Madonna on Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m.

La Madonna will be performed by Laura Heimes, soprano; Amelia Roosevelt and  Claire Jolivet, baroque violins; Jessica Troy, baroque viola; John Mark Rozendaal, baroque cello and Gabe Shuford, harpsichord.

According to the Peak Performances website, “A baroque celebration of Mother’s Day!  Repast Baroque Ensemble, a group of ‘practiced period perfectionists’ whose articulate, spirited playing has won rave reviews, has created a program of works in praise of motherhood.  From Biber’s Annunciation sonata to Purcell’s Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation, all the works on the program, played by the finest instrumentalists on period instruments, will honor the mothers among us.”


The show is 85 minutes long with one intermission.

Food options are available on campus as well at the Red Hawk Diner that is open all night. It is located on the far side of the campus. Another option for light refreshments after Hair is Cafe Diem, which now serves food from Au Bon Pain. It is located close to the Kasser Theater. Please feel free to check out of these food services.

Tickets for La Madonna are available at the box office located in the Alexander Kasser Theater or online at the Peak Performances website, peakperfs.org. Montclair undergraduate students are permitted one free ticket with their student ID. All tickets are $20. The Kasser Theater is located towards the front of campus next to the Red Hawk Parking Deck.  Parking is available in the Red Hawk Deck as well as the Transit Parking Deck across campus. Public transportation that runs directly in front of the Kasser Theater is also available. If you are traveling in from the city, Peak Performances is now offering a Peak Bus. Peak Performances runs a charter bus service to and from Manhattan for all Saturday and Sunday performances, and tickets can be purchased along with your show tickets. Click here for more travel information and directions.

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