BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of New Jersey in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

South Camden Theatre Company Opens Tennessee's Final Curtain 2/10


South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey continues its season of "Tenn X Ten" featuring works written by and inspired by Tennessee Will... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Announces Upcoming Season: Patti LuPone, Marvin Hamlisch & More


The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) today announced its programs for the 2012-13 concert season, conductor Jacques Lacombe's third year as the Orchestra's Music Director.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Hearing Impaired Actor Eddie Buck Makes Professional Debut in Growing Stage's MOTHER HICKS


Last week, Eddie Buck made his professional theater debut as 'Tuc' in The Children's Theatre of New Jersey - The Growing Stage production of MOTHER HICKS. ... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Psychedelic Furs, Paul Anka & More Go On Sale at BergenPAC, 2/10


The following shows will go on sale for BergenPAC on February 10: Psychedelic Furs (March 26th), Chic featuring Nile Rodgers and Sister Sledge (March 30th), Dokken and Warrant (May 10th), Paul Anka (M... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Players Guild of Leonia Presents CATS, 3/9-25


The Players Guild of Leonia presents CATS, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Elliot. Directed by Chris Watson. Musical director Charles Greenber... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Grant Aleksander to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2012 Play Reading Series


The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will launch its third annual Lend Us Your Ears play reading series on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. with Eve of Ides, a new play by author David Blixt. The series a... (read more...)

March

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Photo Flash: The Players Guild of Leonia Presents CATS


The Players Guild of Leonia presents CATS. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Elliot. Directed by Chris Watson. Musical director Charles Greenberg.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Bobby Cronin's DAYBREAK to Open in Both London and NJ in June 2012


More people die by suicide at the Golden Gate Bridge than at any other site in the world. What would cause someone to contemplate jumping from its span or stopping someone from doing so? DAYBREAK is a... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Old Library Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL Cast Meets Charlie Alterman


Old Library Theatre presents a limited run of composer Tom Kitt, and book writer and lyricist Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical, NEXT TO NORMAL (N2N), on March 9, 10, 16, 17, and 23 a... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Paul Gross to Head Cast of World Premiere of ARE YOU THERE, MCPHEE? at McCarter


Paul Gross, one of Canada's acclaimed actors, will lead the cast of Are You There, McPhee? a world premiere by John Guare at McCarter Theatre Center. Directed by Sam Buntrock, the production will run ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Ocean Professional Theatre Premiere Season to Include TITANIC, GYPSY, RING OF FIRE


Ocean Professional Theatre Company announces its Premiere Professional Season 2012 at the Beautiful new State of the Art Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive in Barnegat, NJ, 08005. Headed up by Ocean ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Montclair Operetta Club's SWEET CHARITY - Huge Photoset Featuring Allie Foote, Gus Ibranyi, Erin McNerney, Chelsea Wright-Cicci & More


The Montclair Operetta Club, one of the country's oldest continuously-operating community theatres celebrating its 87th season, will present Sweet Charity on April 20, 21, 27, & 28 at 8pm, and April 2... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: David Saint, Director WEST SIDE STORY National Tour Now Playing at NJPAC


David Saint took time out of his busy schedule to speak with BWW about the current National tour of West Side Story as well as to remember his close friend and trusted mentor, famed librettist, direct... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Two River Theater Announces 2012-2013 Season: PRESENT LAUGHTER Starring Michael Cumpsty and More


Two River Theater Company today announced the lineup of productions for its 2012-13 Season.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

HQ Nightclub and HQ Beach Club at Revel in Atlantic City Announce the Residency of DJ Chuckie


HQ Nightclub and HQ Beach Club at Revel in Atlantic City today announced the residency of acclaimed DJ Chuckie.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Philadelphia & South Jersey!


best of summer theatre in Philadelphia and South Jersey!... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - New Jersey!


Summer is just around the corner, and with its arrival comes a host of exciting entertainment options for the entire family. Here are our picks for the hottest performances that will hit the stage in ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Westfield High School Wins 8 Paper Mill Rising Star Awards; All Winners Announced!


The 2012 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony took place today, June 5th at the Millburn theater. Schools nominated for Outstanding Overall Musical and Leading Actor/Actress nominees perfo... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for Paper Mill's NEW VOICES


Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) will present more than 110 of the of the region's most talented young performing artists from Paper Mi... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: John Wooten & Cast of HANDICAPPED PEOPLE IN THEIR FORMAL ATTIRE at Premiere Stages


The 2012 Play Festival winner at Premiere Stages opens tomorrow night, Thursday, July 12th. The director and cast of HANDICAPPED PEOPLE IN THEIR FORMAL ATTIRE talk about the themes of the show.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Summerstage at Leonia Presents ANNIE, Now thru 7/29


Summerstage at Leonia presents Annie: The Musical the last two weekends in July. The production, the thirteenth for Summerstage, is held at the Leonia High School Little Theater, and features a cast o... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Producer Scott Hart Talks A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL


New Jersey actor/director/producer turned Broadway Producer, Scott Hart is one of the people bringing A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICALl from the road to New York. BroadwayWorld was able to catch up with... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Forum Theatre to Screen BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Tonight


Tonight at 7:30, it's a Forum Theatre Ladies Martini & Movie Nite Out with a screening of the classic film BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S on the big screen in 35MM. Director Blake Edwards is at his funniest i... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

17th Annual Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival Includes Kids from Underserved NY/NJ Areas, 8/13-8/17


The 17th year of The Elisabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival will be held from August 13-17, 2012 at The Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ for children ages four to thirteen. For five da... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: BCP's THE MUSIC MAN Strikes Up the Band!


This year marks the 80th Anniversary season for the Bergen County Players of Oradell, NJ and director Larry Landsman is making sure that his joyful rendition of MerEdith Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN starts ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Artistic Director and Goodman Family in 4th Wall's NEXT TO NORMAL


BWW is thrilled to talk to Kate Swan, Artistic Director at 4th Wall Theatre and the person behind the reins of the company's 16th season opener NEXT TO NORMAL, as well as the actors portraying the fam... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Nelson Johnson Named Hammonton's 2012 Artist of the Year


The Hammonton Art District Steering Committee has announced that Mr. Nelson Johnson has been selected as the Hammonton's 2012 Artist of the Year. Nelson is the author of the book Boardwalk Empire: The... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Parallel Exit's Comedy ROOM 17B Plays Centenary Stage, 11/8-11


The physical comedy ensemble Parallel Exit is back by popular demand. The Black Box hit returns with their new comedy, "Room 17B." Known for works which blend theatre, dance, and music, Parallel Exit ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Surflight Theatre Cancels BAREFOOT IN THE PARK's Remaining Performances thru Nov 4


Surflight Theatre is alive and well and eager to begin cleaning up after the ferocious power of Hurricane Sandy passed through beloved Long Beach Island. However, with the theatre's understanding of t... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE


A Chorus Line Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante/ Music by Marvin Hamlisch/ Lyrics by Edward Kleban Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Original Direction and ... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE NUTCRACKER and Winter Festival Set for Centenary Stage's Dec 2012 Lineup


Centenary Stage Company features singing and dancing throughout the chilly December month. Opening up with the beloved family classic The Wizard of Oz, welcoming the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet perf... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Surflight Theatre's Status After Sandy - Cancellation of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK


Surflight Theatre is alive and well and eager to begin cleaning up after the ferocious power of Hurricane Sandy passed through our beloved Long Beach Island. However, with our understanding of the nee... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Comedian Brian Regan and Tony Winner Alfie Boe Set for bergenPAC, 11/16 & 1/31


Bergen Performing Arts Center announces two new exciting new shows this week, Tony Award winning actor and singer Alfie Boe Thursday January 31, 2013 and Comedy Central's Brian Regan Friday May 10th 2... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Montclair Film Festival Presents Jon Stewart IN CONVERSATION WITH Stephen Colbert Tonight


The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) previously announced a one-night-only live event: Jon Stewart IN CONVERSATION WITH Stephen Colbert tonight, December 7, 2012 (Doors: 7:00 PM, Show: 8:00 PM) at the We... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Growing Stage's RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER


Growing Stage, a professional children's theater company in Netcong, NJ presents the beloved Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the holidays.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Jersey Theatre Stories of 2012

Eagle Theatre to Open 2013 Season With A CHORUS LINE, 1/18-2/9


The Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, NJ, will open its ambitious 2013 Season with the beloved Broadway musical A Chorus Line. This production will run from January 18 to Februar... (read more...)

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