Community Briefs – February 21, 2019

Posted on Feb 21 2019


Open auditions for new FOA production

The Friends of the Arts is scheduling its production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” for the early part of May. All persons interested in being a part of this popular Broadway play are invited to an open audition being held this Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2pm on the campus of Marianas High School, Room C203. The play has many parts, including an Adult and Young People’s Chorus.

This is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “ coat of many colors “ story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. The play was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly.

The FOA production of the musical is under the musical direction of Katie Hoyt, and the stage direction of Harold Easton.

For further information call 285-1657, or e-mail Whether an experienced or aspiring actor or actress, come and audition for a role. (PR)

MIFICPA to host tax seminar

The Marianas Institute of Filipino CPAs and Accountants, or MIFICPA, invites the public to this year’s tax seminar on March 2, 2019, from 8am to 12pm, at the Hibiscus Hall of the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan. This year’s seminar will focus on tax updates for 2018/2019, changes in tax laws and tax filing requirements, among others.

The seminar will be conducted by David J. Burger, CPA , the managing partner of Burger, Comer & Magliari.

The registration fee for members is $25, inclusive of membership fee, snacks and certificate of attendance. Non-members and non-accountants are also welcome for the same fee. Registration starts at 7:30am.

To facilitate the question-and-answer portion of the seminar, you can pre-register and turn in your question(s) ahead of time through the organizers. For reservation and more details, call or email: Angie Mamaril at 783-1857 (; Lois Manese at 286-8663 (; Cris Bucalig at 287-0945 (; Rose Badidoy at 588 0425 (; Butch Ordas at 789-9276; Gloria Balila at; Paul Saniel (; or Yho Villavicencio at 285-9017 ( (PR)

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