SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by sunsetgraphs » October 8th, 2019, 12:28 am

Schedule just posted. There's a mention of a rotating Autograph Row, but no pricing. But there's some of the tickets that says autographs included. So no idea how this works...

Saturday, November 23rd

All Games, Vendors, and Experiences will be open 9am-5pm

VIP Ticket Holders (Capo and up) will have FastPass Access at select activities

8am - Doors Open - Registration

9am - VIP Entrance (Capo tickets and up)
- Bada Bean Breakfast

9:30am - Panel - Authors of Sopranos Sessions Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz - Host TBD - Main Stage

10am - Entrance - General Admission
- Autograph Row - Open (Rotating Cast Every Hour)

10:30am - Feast begins

11:00am - Comedy - Skit - featuring Nicky Petito, Craig Cassano and special guests

11:30am - Panel - A Sit Down with the SopranosCon Creators - Hosted by Premium Pete

12:00pm - Comedy - Stand Up - Tony Darrow
- Trivia Contest (Round 1)

12:30pm - Panel - TBD
- Screening - TBD

1:00pm - Comedy - Skit - featuring Nicky Petito, Craig Cassano and special guests
- Pizza Contest

1:30pm - Panel TBD

2:00pm - Comedy - Stand Up - George Santorelli
- Costume Contest
- Screening TBD

3pm - Cannoli Eating Contest
- Screening TBD

4pm - Screening - TBD

5pm - Day 1 - close

6-7pm - VIP Experience - Red Carpet - Meadowlands Expo Lobby (Boss tickets and up)

7-8:30pm - VIP Experience - Cocktail Hour + Meet &Greet - Meadowlands Expo Center (Capo tickets and up)

8:30-10pm - VIP Experience - Large Cast Q&A hosted by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz (Authors of Sopranos Sessions) + Performances by Dominic Chianese (Uncle Junior) with Danny Bacher, and Alabama 3 (Capo tickets and up)

10:30pm - VIP After Party - Satin Dolls aka The Original Bada Bing! (requires additional ticket or Stugots packages)

12am - VIP After Party - Scores NY (requires additional ticket or Stugots packages)

Sunday, November 24th

All Games, Vendors, and Experiences will be open 10am-6pm

VIP Ticket Holders (Capo and up) will have FastPass Access at select activities

9am - Doors Open - Registration

10am - VIP Entrance (Capo tickets and up)
- Bada Bean Breakfast

10:30am - Panel - Authors of Sopranos Sessions Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz - Host TBD

11am - Entrance - General Admission
- Feast begins
- Autograph Row - Open (Rotating Cast Every Hour)
- Comedy - Skit - featuring Nick Petito, Craig Cassano and special guests

12pm - Comedy - Skit - featuring Nick Petito, Craig Cassano and special guests

12:30pm - Panel - TBD

1pm - Comedy - Skit - featuring Nick Petito, Craig Cassano and special guests

1-2pm - VIP Experience - Large Cast Q&A hosted by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz (Authors of Sopranos Sessions) + Performances by Dominic Chianese (Uncle Junior) with Danny Bacher, and Alabama 3 (Capo tickets and up)

2-4pm - VIP Experience - Autograph + Meet & Greet (Capo tickets and up)

4:30pm - Trivia Contest - Final Round - Fans vs. Celebrities

6pm - Event close


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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by lanza218 » October 8th, 2019, 11:59 am

Sounds super complicated when I dont feel it needs to be

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by sunsetgraphs » October 8th, 2019, 2:50 pm

lanza218 wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 11:59 am
Sounds super complicated when I dont feel it needs to be
Agreed. I don't think the guy running it has ever been to a con. Someone asked him on FB live about "Photo ops" and he said "I don't know what that means, can you explain". Then he said he recommends bring your own camera.

I'll email to try to get more details.

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by Greg2600 » October 8th, 2019, 3:19 pm

What are photo ops????
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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by Btvsp3 » October 8th, 2019, 4:30 pm

sunsetgraphs wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 2:50 pm
lanza218 wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 11:59 am
Sounds super complicated when I dont feel it needs to be
Agreed. I don't think the guy running it has ever been to a con. Someone asked him on FB live about "Photo ops" and he said "I don't know what that means, can you explain". Then he said he recommends bring your own camera.

I'll email to try to get more details.
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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by sunsetgraphs » October 8th, 2019, 11:49 pm

Greg2600 wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 3:19 pm
What are photo ops????
Forgot to mention his follow up was "Oh, Photo Opportunities. I have to learn the lingo" Haha

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by lanza218 » October 9th, 2019, 10:27 am

I cant see myself paying for this but idk

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by AJLe » October 9th, 2019, 11:00 am

Nobody I need, but the "rotating cast every hour" thing would concern me if I went. If you need more than one person in that particular hour, and both have decent lines, are you just SOL?

Conventions aren't rocket science - no need to make it more difficult than it needs to be, lol.

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by Greg2600 » October 9th, 2019, 11:02 am

Even worse, they make you wait in a SINGLE line to get whoever you want at the tables one by one!
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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by WOODMO » October 9th, 2019, 11:28 am

Yeah I’m just glad I don’t need Sirico. This looks like a mess

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by ICW » October 9th, 2019, 11:33 am

The rotating thing sounds like Axxess. Oof.
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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by sunsetgraphs » October 9th, 2019, 12:39 pm

My favorite part is that the VIP ticket says "Pictures and autographs included for all cast attendees at VIP Meet and Greets." So does that mean they charge for autos during the Autograph Row but they're free at the 7pm Meet and Greet? I emailed, but of course no response.

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by AJLe » October 9th, 2019, 12:44 pm

Axxess is the exact scenario I thought of too. That's fine if you're doing a pot luck "Free graphs with admission" type of thing like Axxess GA is, but for a regular con like this where people are paying to (hopefully) get specific people on specific items, it sounds like a nightmare.

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Re: SopranosCon- November 23-24, 2019- Secaucus, NJ

Post by sunsetgraphs » October 10th, 2019, 9:02 pm

AJLe wrote:
October 9th, 2019, 12:44 pm
Axxess is the exact scenario I thought of too. That's fine if you're doing a pot luck "Free graphs with admission" type of thing like Axxess GA is, but for a regular con like this where people are paying to (hopefully) get specific people on specific items, it sounds like a nightmare.
I think you nailed it. He just said on FB live that Autos are definitely for free with the VIP after 7pm, but "they'll try to get you in for free autographs during the day"

My new favorite thing is that the show ends at 5pm and then they make you leave and come back for the VIP at 7. Makes sense...


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