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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 25, 2009

(MAHWAH) – The Ramapo College Foundation will kick off its Tenth Annual Performing Arts Dinner Series Sunday, October 4 with “A Couple of Blaguards” a comedy with incidental music created by the late Frank McCourt starring his brother Malachy McCourt. All performances in the series will be held at The Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.

Benefactors and patrons are invited to a delicious gourmet dinner featuring a multi-choice buffet with fine wines, preferred seating for the performance and a reception with the artist.  In addition to “A Couple of Blaguards,” the 4 performance series presents contemporary pianist George Winston Sunday, December 6; A Valentine’s Day Celebration:  “If You Ever Leave Me, I’m Going With You” Saturday, February 10, 2010, starring Rene Taylor and Joe Bologna and “Get Back!  The Cast of Beatlemania, Saturday, April 24, 2010.

Hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation, this specially packaged series is a way for philanthropic patrons to experience outstanding entertainment while supporting College scholarships, faculty and student research opportunities and campus capital projects.

The two levels of support for the Performing Arts Dinner Series are Benefactor level (two reserved tickets to each of the four dinners and performances for $1,200 with an $800 tax deduction) or Patron level (one ticket for any of the four performances for $110 with a $50 tax deduction).  For additional information, please call Liz Kloak, 201.684.6834 or E-mail


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, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, 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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