ASBURY PARK, N.J., Nov. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame is honored to announce that six cast and crew members from the former HBO hit series The Sopranos will attend this year's 7th Annual "Red Carpet" Induction Ceremony. The event will be held at the iconic Asbury Park Convention Hall on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
The show's creator and director, David Chase and Timmy Van Patten, and cast members Vince Curatola (Johnny Sack), Vincent Pastore (Salvatore Bonpensiero), Tony Sirico (Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri), and Aida Turturro (Janice Soprano) will join in the evening's celebration of the Class of 2014. Their beloved late cast member, James Gandolfini, famously known as Tony Soprano, everyone's favorite New Jersey-based mobster, is one of the inductees of this year's class.
"It's touching to see the cast and crew members come together to commemorate their former member and dear friend for what is going to be a truly special tribute," said Bart Oates, Chair of the Board of Commissioners and former New York Giant.
Induction Ceremony tickets and premium sponsorship packages are available through NJHallOfFame.org. Limited availability Performance Only tickets are $50 plus fees and are on sale via Ticketmaster or the Stone Pony box office in Asbury Park.
This year's inductees are: Dorothy Parker, Brian Williams, Howard Katz, Alice Waters, Dizzy Gillespie, James Gandolfini, The Shirelles, Governor James Florio, Peter McGuire, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Patrick Ewing and Maud Dahme.
For more information on the 2014 Red Carpet Induction Ceremony, please contact Karen Geisel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518.421.3435.
About the New Jersey Hall of Fame
New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) honors citizens who have made invaluable contributions to society and the world beyond. Since 2008, some 80 notable people from 15 fields of human endeavor have been inducted including: Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Jack Nicholson, Susan Sarandon, Toni Morrison, Buzz Aldrin, Frankie Valli, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Tony Bennett, Queen Latifah, Carl Lewis and Yogi Berra.
The Hall of Fame reinforces the message to children that they can and should strive for excellence in any endeavor of their choosing. By presenting significant and powerful role models and teaching young people about the voting process, the Hall of Fame is a source of learning, inspiration and hope for children. The New Jersey Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization with two collaborating boards working jointly: the New Jersey Hall of Fame Board of Commissioners, administered by the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, and the New Jersey Hall of Fame Foundation Board of Trustees. For more information on the NJHOF and a full list of the inductees, go to www.njhalloffame.org.
CONTACT: Karen Geisel 518.421.3435 email@example.com
Source:NJ Hall of Fame