Join Us in Celebrating East Lynne Theater Company’s 35 Years

On Monday, Nov. 9, ELTC presents “155 in 35: 155 Years of Theater in 35 Years of ELTC.” The repertoire of this unique company includes “The Politician Outwitted” (1788), “Madame Butterfly” (1900), “Rain” (1922) and the premiere of “The World of Dorothy Parker” from her writings through 1943.

Aleathea’s Restaurant, 7 Ocean St., is hosting the gala, which includes a surf-and-turf dinner, scenes from past shows, a trivia contest and a silent auction. Music is performed by Chris Sooy and Lew London with singers Jennifer Bissell and Eric Stephenson (pictured), who were recently in “Strictly Dishonorable,” and the MCs are Mark Lang and James Rana. Cost is $55. For reservations, call 884-5898, email or purchase online at

Tickets are available for ELTC’s Dream Vacation Raffle, in which the winner can choose a trip to one of four locations: Charleston, SC, Montreal, Quebec, Oahu, Hawaii, or Orlando, FL. Retail value, which includes round-trip airfare, is up to $10,000. Raffle tickets are $5 each, or $20 for five. Mail checks by Nov. 6 to ELTC, 121 Fourth Ave., West Cape May, NJ 08204, to receive tickets. Although one need not be present to win, tickets will be available at the gala, too.

On Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, ELTC presents “Detectives Holmes and Carter” with two new radio-style mysteries: “The Adventures of the Red-Headed League” and “The Voice of Crime.” Location is The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St. Tickets are $15-$25, and free for those 12 and under.