St. Edmund’s Christmas Play
St. Edmund Prep High School re cently performed their eighth annual Christ mas show, "A Year With out Christmas Vacation." This year, under the direction of the athletic director Jean nie McEvoy and physical education teacher Kitty Mc Evoy, the senior class wrote an original script and performed the show in Dec ember for the school community.
Every year, the seniors work hard to learn the speech and mannerisms of various teachers and incorporate it into the show. This year senior John Dugan depicted assistant principal James Benson as the school disciplinarian and doting father. Many faculty members participated by making special appearances as themselves. In addition to the play, there were performances by the St. Edmund Chorus under the direction of John Fabrizio and the St. Edmund Prep Concert Band un der the direction of John Mal azzo.
Many of the teachers and students in the play, chorus and band are Rockaway residents. The major participants, however, include: Jeannie McEvoy, John Malazzo, John Fabrizio, James Benson and John Dugan.