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IN oRBit: BILLY AND JANE, BACK IN SCHOOL

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Today’s edition of Red Bank oRBit takes a close look at High School Reunion: The Musical, the latest original show by local-kids-made-good Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore.

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They’re the Emmy-nominated TV writers and
producers who return to Monmouth County each year to stage and star in a
world premiere comedy at Brookdale Community College — and they talked to us
about this ambitious project, with some side chat on the state of the modern
sitcom , and, because you didn’t know you asked for it, a couple of off-color
stories about Bea Arthur.

Bea Arthur? Seems that both Milmore and Van Zandt have a connection
to the late TV star, and you’ll likely read about it here and nowhere else.

There’s also more theater talk this Monday as we kick off a week’s worth of
coverage on the TriCity Arts Tour going on this weekend in Red
Bank and sister cities Asbury Park and Long Branch.

We’ve got the inside
scoop and the winning picks for the entire three-day affair, all this week
in Red Bank oRBit.

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