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May 24, 2024

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Councilman Grabowski To Perform
In Theater League Show

NEW JERSEY – Clifton councilman Ray Grabowski will perform in the role as the “private detective” in the upcoming Theater League of Clifton production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner.”

Grabowski is best known for his role as the drummer and leader of the Clifton-based rock band “Swingman and the Misfit Mutts.” The group performs frequently at local events and at the Grande Saloon on Van Houten Avenue in Clifton. In addition, Grabowski is the host of the Clifton Cable program “Meet Clifton.”

A graduate of Clifton High School, he currently is serving in his second term on the Clifton City Council. Grabowski also owns and operates a landscaping business in Clifton.

The Theater League of Clifton’s production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” the classic comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, opens on Friday, May 31 and continues on June 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. All the shows will be held at the Theresa Aprea Theater, 199 Scoles Ave., Clifton.

Tickets for adults are priced at $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets for seniors and students are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Group ticket sales are available. To reserve tickets, call (973) 928-7668 or visit the Theater League’s website ( The Theater League’s mailing address is PO Box 4072, Clifton, NJ 07012.

Michael Gabriele