Provided/Music Prof. Beverly Vaughn leads a rehearsal for Sockton’s production of “The Messiah” Dec. 4 at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City.

ATLANTIC CITY – Nearly 200 singers from throughout the region will raise their voices in Stockton University’s production of “Messiah” at the Event Center at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4.

Tickets are available for the joyous holiday presentation of George Frederic Handel’s Christmas portion of the masterpiece, which is performed every other year under the director of Beverly Vaughn, professor of Music and director of the Stockton Choral program, which includes the Stockton Oratorio Society and other vocal groups at Stockton.

The performance includes Stockton students, community members and several local choirs, groups and singers from throughout the Greater Delaware Valley.

“This is going to be the biggest and best ‘Messiah’ yet,” Vaughn said in a release. “The audience is going to be so moved.”

This 16th biennial performance is dedicated to Harvey and Lynne Kesselman. Harvey Kesselman is retiring as Stockton’s president in June 2023.

“Dr. Kesselman has been a strong supporter of the Performing Arts program throughout his entire tenure at Stockton. His continued support has been inspirational to the program,” Vaughn said.

Tickets are $14 general admission; $12 for seniors and those under 18; and $8 for Stockton students.

For tickets visit Borgata’s Box Office or call 609-317-1000, or purchase through Stockton’s Performing Arts Center in Galloway in person or call 609-652-4505.

The Borgata Event Center is located at 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401.


Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.