Bellmore-Merrick Begins Spring Musical Season

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Once again, it’s that time of year when students in the Central High School District have been busy preparing for their upcoming musicals.

“Musical season is one of the most exciting times in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District,” said Cheryl Fontana, director of the fine & performing arts. “We have more than 200 students involved in our five productions. The team work and dedication that goes into mounting a musical is unmatched and seeing it all come together on opening night is truly rewarding for all of our students and staff.”

The entertaining season kicks off on March 14-15, at 7 p.m., with “Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.” at Grand Avenue Middle School and “Shrek, Jr.” at Merrick Avenue Middle School.

Up next is Calhoun High School On Tour Company’s production of the smash hit “Mamma Mia!” featuring the music of Abba on March 16, 22-23 at 7:30 p.m.  

Mepham High School’s Skull and Bones Drama Club continues the fun with the recent Disney sensation, “Freaky Friday” based on original the iconic movie. Performances are March 21-23 at 7 p.m. 

Kennedy High School rounds out the season with the hilarious musical comedy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Performances are March 29-30 at 7 p.m. and March 30 at 2 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night of each performance for all productions.