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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 18, 2006

(Mahwah) – Maureen McGovern, whose career includes recordings, concerts, Broadway, films, television and radio will perform Saturday, October 21 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.

McGovern’s recording career began with the chart-topping Academy Award winning Gold Record The Morning After” from The Poseidon Adventure and a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.”  This was followed by another Oscar-winning Gold Record, We May Never Love Like This Again” from The Towering Inferno.  Other hit records include the John Wiliams and Leslie Bricusse love theme Can You Read My Mind?” from the motion picture Superman and Different Worlds,” the theme from the ABC television series Angie.”

The songstress has garnered accolades for her appearances with several prestigious American symphony orchestras.  McGovern performed for years at Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow & Stars in New York City and in cross-country tours with Mel Tormé, Mercer Ellington and the Duke Ellington Orchestra and recently, a 36-city tour with John Pizzarelli.

Tickets for Maureen McGovern’s performance are $28, $24 or $20 for adults, a 5% discount for senior citizens and $15 for children under 17.  The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information call (201) 684 – 7844.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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