Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's THE ROYAL FAMILY
(5/29/2015) - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 53rd Season opens with The Royal Family, the Tony Award-winning American classic by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Performances began this week on May 27th and continue through Sunday, June 21st at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Daydreamer Productions Presents WORLD OF COLOR Tonight
(5/30/2015) - Daydreamer Productions, Ocean County's 'Best Community Theatre' as voted by the Asbury Park Press since 2012, will kick off its summer season with the touring Ocean County production of WORLD OF COLOR: Presented by Daydreamer Productions tonight, May 30th, 2015 at 9:00 PM at Veterans Park in Berkeley Township.
JUNIE B. JONES Comes to the Kelsey Theatre Today
(5/30/2015) - There's big time fun in store when 'Junie B. Jones' steps onto the stage at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Theatreworks/ USA presents the irrepressible first grader in her very own musical today, May 30 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
AN ACT OF GOD's Christopher Fitzgerald to Lead '...FORUM' at Two River Theater This Fall
(5/29/2015) - Two River Theater just announced its 2015/16 season, and among the lineup is the musical A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, directed by Jessica Stone and featuring an all-male troupe led by An Act of God's Christopher Fitzgerald as 'Pseudolus', a slave who tries to win his freedom by playing matchmaker for his innocent young master.
Paper Mill Playhouse to Broadcast 2015 Rising Star Awards Live, 6/2
(5/29/2015) - As one of the nation's leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. To celebrate its 20-year milestone, the 2015 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards will be broadcast live online and available on HomeTowne Television. The 2015 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony presented by the Investors Foundation will take place at Paper Mill Playhouse on Tuesday, June 2, at 7:30pm, featuring presenters from Broadway and beyond and performances from nominated productions. Viewers throughout the world will be able to watch the Rising Star Awards live online using this link: www.hometownetv.org/risingstar.
THE NETHER, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More Set for Centenary Stage Company's 2015-16 Season
(5/29/2015) - Centenary Stage Company brings a diversely eclectic and exciting array of productions to the Lackland Center for their 2015-16 season. Now in their 6th season at the David and Carol Lackland Center, CSC is offering award winning plays, cutting edge dramas, family favorites and new developmental works sure to satisfy even the most discerning of audiences. From young to old, experienced theater goer to never having stepped foot in a theater before, there's something for everyone at CSC this season.
Mile Square Theatre Receives Support From Hoboken Realtor Community
(5/28/2015) - The Jill Biggs Group and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Hoboken have pledged to support Mile Square Theatre's Taking Center Stage capital campaign. Launched in early 2014, the campaign will finance renovations to Mile Square Theatre's new performance venue, in northwest Hoboken. The gift is the second campaign commitment at this level from the local business community.
THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG Plays MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Now thru 6/7
(5/29/2015) - When an accomplished Broadway composer connects with a talented young lyricist, their professional success seems like a sure thing. But as the partnership gets personal, life gets complicated. Join Pierrot Productions for the Neil Simon classic 'They're Playing Our Song,' coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, tonight, May 29 and June 5, 2015.
La Strada Ensemble Theater to Host RAINBOW FEST 2015 in Asbury Park, 6/14-14
(5/28/2015) - La Strada Ensemble Theater presents Rainbow Festival 2015: A Celebration of LGBT Theater, six programs of one act plays, readings and a workshop production of a new musical by various playwrights from across the United States beginning June 4-14 at Pub & Vine (formerly Bank on Mattison), 649 Mattison Avenue in Asbury Park. Stayed tuned for a possible Program Yellow coming this summer.
4th Wall Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY
(5/28/2015) - 4th Wall Theatre, a non union professional theatre in Bloomfield, NJ is presenting Hands on a Hardbody which had its World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in 2012 and then ran at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Broadway in 2013. 4th Wall's production will be directed by Kate Swan.
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of THE WINTER'S TALE at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
(5/27/2015) - Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre is proud to welcome back the Mercer County-based theater company Shakespeare '70 for “Summer Shakespeare” in June. Now in its 46th year at Kelsey, the popular company presents Shakespeare's “The Winter's Tale,” a comedic favorite thick with love, jealousy, hidden identities, new beginnings -- and a famously ravenous bear! BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars below!