Jeff Coon Brings a Brand New Variety Show Series to Cape May for the Summer
(8/30/2014) - Cape May's own and Philadelphia favorite, Jeff Coon, is co?creating and hosting three unique, cabaret?style variety shows for shore audiences at the Cape May Convention Hall this summer. These shows titled, An Evening at the Cape May Summer Club, are being co?created with Ree Carney Dunphy. Dunphy is known for assisting in creating and operating Carney's, the legendary pub on the University of Philadelphia's campus, and the famous Carney's Restaurant and Bar in Cape May, New Jersey. In addition, Dunphy plays a pivotal role with the American Cancer Society and is a co?creator of the black tie event, the BasketBall, one of Philadelphia's premiere social events.
Theatre Classes Now Enrolling at Dreamcatcher Rep
(8/28/2014) - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will offer Improv, Acting and Audition classes for kids, teens and adults this fall and winter, with the first class beginning on September 20.
Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL, Beg. 9/26
(8/28/2014) - Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser announce the launch of a musical theatre development program focusing on the importance of lyrics in the creation of new musicals: The Oscar Hammerstein Festival - named in honor of the master writer whose countless accomplishments during his illustrious career include having mentored a young Stephen Sondheim at Hammerstein's Bucks County farm -- is a year-long program that offers expert mentorship to early career composers and lyricists. The Oscar Hammerstein Festival will culminate in a weekend with musical theatre experts, artists, and enthusiasts and various events open to the general public. The Festival will launch September 26 - 28, 2014.
Shakespeare Theatre to Present WITTENBERG, Begin. 9/10
(8/27/2014) - Performances begin September 10 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets start at $25 for preview performances and $32 for regular performances. Student rush tickets for all performances are $15, available a half-hour before curtain for with a valid student ID. Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets, call the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org.
NJPAC to Offer Free Tickets to NJPAC Stage Exchange: Ironbound, 10/10
(8/26/2014) - New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced NJPAC Stage Exchange: Ironbound, presented at the Academy of Elizabethtown, 66 Caldwell Place, Elizabeth, NJ Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7PM. Reserve your free tickets to this show at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).
Paper Mill Playhouse Launches New Education Initiative
(8/26/2014) - Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the launch of a new education service for high school students whose aim it is to study theater or musical theater in college. Paper Mill Prep is a college discovery and audition coaching program. "Paper Mill has an extensive statewide education and outreach effort that already has us working closely with the strongest young talent in New Jersey, and this extension of our Conservatory professional training program and Rising Star Awards will allow us to support these students as they begin the process of looking at college theater programs." shared Director of Education, Lisa Cooney. "Our goal is to help them determine and gain admission to the college programs that benefits them the most."
MCCC's Kelsey Theatre to Host Disney's FROZEN Movie Sing-A-Long, 9/20
(8/25/2014) - Back by popular demand, Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre presents 'Disney's FROZEN Movie Sing-A-Long' on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Children will delight in the chance to sing along to the inspiring score of the Academy Award-Nominated film, which has become a sensation for the younger generation.
Paper Mill Playhouse's Todd Schmidt Named Chair of the Board of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance
(8/25/2014) - On July 1st, Todd Schmidt, Managing Director of Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, began his appointment as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA), the service organization for the state's professional theatres. Also on that date, Michael Hurst, Managing Director of Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ, began his three-year term on the Board.