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Posted Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Speaker Shows Parents and Caregivers How to Empower Teens to Make Good Choices

Actor, comedian, speaker, and author John Morello will present his one-man show on substance abuse and choices at Whippany Park High School theater on April 4 from 7-9 p.m.

Morello’s show, entitled “D.I.R.T.,” is a humorous and touching story that creates an honest conversation about tough issues like drugs, bullying, depression, and diversity.  The show explores the challenges and decisions that young people face every day. DIRT gets to the heart of issues related to self-esteem in a manner that resonates with audiences in a real and meaningful way.

Three photos of John Morello on stage as he plays the characters in his graphic novel.

John Morello plays a cast of characters from his graphic novel in D.I.R.T.

The purpose of the program is to assist parents and caregivers to empower children in making healthy and responsible choices. through the show, young people will understand the impact they have on every person they meet.

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The show is presented by the Hanover township Substance Awareness Council in cooperation with Whippany Park High School.