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Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR Comes to Heritage Center, 4/25-5/11Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR Comes to Heritage Center, 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/10/2014) - Actors' NET of Bucks County presents Shakespeare's Julius Caesar at The Heritage Center Theatre. The play will be staged in modern dress to show the relevancy the piece still has today. The play will run from April 25th to May 11th.


Verismo Opera Named House Company of bergenPACVerismo Opera Named House Company of bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/10/2014) - The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) of Fort Lee and the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) has announced Verismo Opera is the theatre's House Opera Company.


IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Fills Second Slot in Centenary Stage's Women Playwrights Series, 4/23IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Fills Second Slot in Centenary Stage's Women Playwrights Series, 4/23
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/9/2014) - Family dynamics can be the source of endless comedic material, as is the case in the 2nd play of the CSC Women Playwrights Series, "In the Car with Blossom and Len" by Joni Fritz, which will be presented on Wednesday, Apr 23 at 7:30 PM in the Lackland Center in Hackettstown. In this funny and poignant new play, a basket full of unpaid bills for chemical engineer Lenny Gold's laboratory is discovered one of his adult daughters, unveiling a lifetime of secrets, a mysterious silent partner, and a few other challenges which must be met by this family. "In the Car.." is a delightful family saga about growing up, growing older and where you put the keys.


Playwrights Theatre to Present Reading of Plays by Scott Huguenin, 4/26Playwrights Theatre to Present Reading of Plays by Scott Huguenin, 4/26
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/9/2014) - Playwrights Theatre will present a free reading of several plays by the late Scott Huguenin, beloved Roxbury School District teacher on April 26, 2014 at RoxPAC - Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Avenue, Roxbury, NJ. Admission is free, but reservations are suggested. Reservations can be made on Playwrights Theatre's website at www.ptnj.org/freereadings.php or by calling Playwrights Theatre's Box Office at (973)514-1787.


BWW Interviews: Jade King Carroll Directs TROUBLE IN MIND at Two Rivers TheaterBWW Interviews: Jade King Carroll Directs TROUBLE IN MIND at Two Rivers Theater
by Marina Kennedy (New Jersey)

(4/8/2014) - Jade King Carroll is directing Two River Theater Company's production of 'Trouble in Mind' which will performed through April 27th. She shared with Broadwayworld.com interesting insights into the show.


Dreamcatcher Rep to Present NJ Premiere of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD, 4/24-5/11Dreamcatcher Rep to Present NJ Premiere of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD, 4/24-5/11
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/7/2014) - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, is presenting the New Jersey premiere of Motherhood Out Loud. This collection of pieces about motherhood from every angle is coming to Dreamcatcher fresh from its recent Off-Broadway run at Primary Stages in New York City. Motherhood Out Loud plays April 24 through May 11, with talkbacks following the April 27 and May 4 matinees.


DAVID MICHAEL FINKELSTEIN'S BAR MITZVAH to Play 6/19-7/20 at the ForumDAVID MICHAEL FINKELSTEIN'S BAR MITZVAH to Play 6/19-7/20 at the Forum
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/7/2014) - Coming to the Forum stage, June 19 thru July 20 is 'DAVID MICHAEL FINKELSTEINS BAR MITZVAH', a hilarious new musical by Sue Fabisch (author of Motherhood the Musical). Directed by Peter J Loewy.


Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey to Welcome Diana Rissetto's WARMTH, 5/21Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey to Welcome Diana Rissetto's WARMTH, 5/21
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/7/2014) - WARMTH, a new American play written by Diana Rissetto (Pigeons, Knishes and Rockettes, Margot Frank: The Diary of the Other Young Girl, Bookstories, Frankly Yours), and directed by Annette Curran, will be presented as part of the Goodwin Holocaust Center at the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey's yearly benefit on May 21st at 7:30pm.


Applications Now Available for East Lynne's Student WorkshopApplications Now Available for East Lynne's Student Workshop
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/7/2014) - Applications are available for the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company's Summer Student Workshop - and several students have already signed up. This year, it's 'The Dancing Princesses' based on a tale by the Brothers Grimm.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 6Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 6
by (New Jersey)

(4/6/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 6, 2014.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 6Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 6
by (New Jersey)

(4/6/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 6, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW (New Jersey)

(4/6/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for New Jersey


The Theater Project Announces 20th Anniversary Gala, 5/15The Theater Project Announces 20th Anniversary Gala, 5/15
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/5/2014) - On Thursday, May 15th devoted theater lovers will celebrate two decades of the best in contemporary theater in New Jersey. The 20th Anniversary Gala for The Theater Project, a professional theater company, will be held at the Wilshire Grand in West Orange. The evening will include a cocktail hour, sit down dinner, silent auction and conclude with an entertainment program.


The Earth Works Project is Set to Perform at Genesis Farm, 4/25-27The Earth Works Project is Set to Perform at Genesis Farm, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/5/2014) - It all began in 2010 in a small black box theater at Montclair University. Katie McGhee and Whitney Shields were on the cusp of graduating into a world both open and uncertain for artists and theatermakers. One afternoon sitting on the campus they were about to leave, they came to the conclusion that they would create theater in a non-traditional setting. After two years of travel and individual life-experiences, they began brainstorming possible opportunities to pursue theater with a fundamental focus on farming and gardening. Thusly, The Earth Works Project was born.


Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Summer 2014 Players Camp, 7/1-24Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Summer 2014 Players Camp, 7/1-24
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/4/2014) - Paper Mill Playhouse, one of the country's premier not-for-profit theaters, is the place where American musical theater is celebrated, cherished, and pushed in exciting new directions. This summer we invite young thespians to continue working on their performance skills by enrolling in the Paper Mill Playhouse Players Camp. The summer camp is a non-competitive, summer musical theater workshop in which students can have fun while honing their acting, singing and dancing skills.


Pushcart Players to Bring 'STONE SOUP' to Paper Mill Playhouse, 4/30Pushcart Players to Bring 'STONE SOUP' to Paper Mill Playhouse, 4/30
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/4/2014) - Pushcart Players, New Jersey's award-winning touring theatre for young audiences presents an Autism/Sensory-Friendly performance of Stone Soup and Other Stories on Wednesday, April 30 at 10:00 am at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn NJ.


BWW TV: In the Rehearsal Room with Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC- Watch a Performance Preview!BWW TV: In the Rehearsal Room with Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC- Watch a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV (New Jersey)

(4/4/2014) - Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II andJoshua Logan, South Pacific is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. The full company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big event. Check out interviews with the cast and a performance preview below!


Ed Asner, Laura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth and More Set for Garden State Film Festival, Kicking Off Today in Atlantic CityEd Asner, Laura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth and More Set for Garden State Film Festival, Kicking Off Today in Atlantic City
by Movies News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/4/2014) - This year, the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) celebrates its Twelfth Anniversary with a historic move to Atlantic City from Asbury Park. The festival, founded in 2003, runs now through April 6, 2014 in various locales in Atlantic City with financial, marketing and logistical support from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.


Paper Mill Playhouse to Honor Tony Danza & Linda Bowden at 2014 Gala, 5/2Paper Mill Playhouse to Honor Tony Danza & Linda Bowden at 2014 Gala, 5/2
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - Paper Mill Playhouse is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, Curtain Up on the 76th Season Gala on Friday, May 2nd, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. Curtain Up on the 76th Season Gala is sponsored by Hilton Short Hills. Other gala sponsors include: PNC Bank, Tiffany & Co., Dior, and American Airlines, the official airline of Paper Mill Playhouse.


Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Welcomes New Artistic Associate Stephen Brown-FriedShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Welcomes New Artistic Associate Stephen Brown-Fried
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced the appointment of stage director and longtime company guest artist Stephen Brown-Fried as the Theatre's Artistic Associate & Casting Director. 'I am thrilled to be back at this company. I do not know of another theatre that combines excellence in classic theatre and such a deep commitment to teaching. The combination of professional practice and educational training here is unparalleled,' says Brown-Fried.


Terrence McNally, Amy Herzog & More Set for Cape May Stage's 2nd Annual National Playwrights' SymposiumTerrence McNally, Amy Herzog & More Set for Cape May Stage's 2nd Annual National Playwrights' Symposium
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - Cape May Stage has announced, for the second year in a row, Pulitzer, Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning playwrights will flock to the shore with the return of the National Playwrights' Symposium.


Kean's Department of Theatre to Present Harold Pinter's THE LOVER, 4/4-12Kean's Department of Theatre to Present Harold Pinter's THE LOVER, 4/4-12
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - Kean University's Department of Theatre will present The Lover, a little-known gem by British heavyweight Harold Pinter, in Kean's Zella Fry Theatre April 4 - 12. In this sly and masterful one-act, a husband and wife play games, making up the rules as they go along, and taking on lovers while exploiting each other's weaknesses. A deft exploration of the conventional roles of marriage and the hetero-normal relationship of 'husband and wife,' The Lover follows married couple Richard and Sarah as they struggle for balance and control, each bending the rules and risking instability as they come dangerously close to destruction.


Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill Plahouse's SOUTH PACIFIC- Erin Mackey, Mike McGowan & MorePhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill Plahouse's SOUTH PACIFIC- Erin Mackey, Mike McGowan & More
by Jennifer Broski (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, South Pacific is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. BroadwayWorld got an inside look at the rehearsal process- check below for pictures!


SHREK THE MUSICAL Plays West Orange High School, Now thru 4/6SHREK THE MUSICAL Plays West Orange High School, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/3/2014) - Shrek The Musical, based on the 2001 DreamWorks film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book, which ran on Broadway in 2008-2009, is being performed at West Orange High School Auditorium, tonight, April 3rd through Sunday April 6th, 51 Conforti Avenue, West Orange, NJ, Pleasant Valley Way entrance.


HAIR to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 4/25-5/4HAIR to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 4/25-5/4
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/2/2014) - The Theatre Program at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) takes audiences back to the turbulent, free-wheeling 1960s for the groundbreaking, exhilarating and heartbreaking musical Hair. A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of that remarkable decade, Hair will be performed at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Fridays, April 25 and May 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 26 and May 3 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m.


National Geographic Photographer Paul Nicklen to Present POLAR OBSESSION at the Mayo Center, 4/22National Geographic Photographer Paul Nicklen to Present POLAR OBSESSION at the Mayo Center, 4/22
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/2/2014) - The Mayo Performing Arts Center will present two free lectures, Polar Obsession, by renowned National Geographic photographer, Paul Nicklen, on Tuesday, April 22, 2013 at 10 am for school groups and 7:30 pm for the general public. These free lectures are sponsored by BASF Corporation.


Dinosaur Zoo Live!, Scooby Doo and More Set for April 2014 Family Events at MPACDinosaur Zoo Live!, Scooby Doo and More Set for April 2014 Family Events at MPAC
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/2/2014) - The Mayo Performing Arts Company presents a variety of events for families with young children in April.


Illusionist Brad Ross Returns to Centenary Stage, 4/13Illusionist Brad Ross Returns to Centenary Stage, 4/13
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/1/2014) - After a sold out performance last year, the Merlin Award Winner for 'Best International Family Entertainer' returns to the Centenary Stage. The Illusionary Magic of Brad Ross is back with some brand new tricks on Sunday, April 13 at 2pm in the Lackland Center. This International Star Illusionist combines magic, illusion, theatricality, comedy and fun into a family friendly experience that kids, parents and grandparents can all enjoy together. Brad takes his audiences on an inspirational journey into a world of fun and magic, where anything is possible.


bergenPAC to Present SID THE SCIENCE KID, 4/24bergenPAC to Present SID THE SCIENCE KID, 4/24
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/1/2014) - Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey will present Sid the Science Kid on Thursday, April 24th 2014 at 7PM. Tickets are $49 & $29, and available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or Box Office (201) 227 1030.


Dance Fest, Women Playwrights Series and More Set for Centenary Stage This MonthDance Fest, Women Playwrights Series and More Set for Centenary Stage This Month
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/1/2014) - The excitement doesn't stop at Centenary Stage Company (CSC) this April and there is no fooling anyone with this great entertainment. From the continuation of the ever popular Dance Fest to the annual Women Playwrights Series to adventures in magic and mayhem, CSC has it all.


Adam Green and Neal Bledsoe Star in Stephen Wadsworth's FIGARO PLAYS at McCarter, Now thru 5/4Adam Green and Neal Bledsoe Star in Stephen Wadsworth's FIGARO PLAYS at McCarter, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/1/2014) - He may not have money, he may not have power...but where there's a wit, there's a way. Figaro is a comic chameleon unmatched across history: clever, insubordinate, restless, lustful, agent of chaos, champion of love, jack of all trades, and man for all seasons. For more than two hundred years, this wily valet has spoken words that have incited revolution and performed deeds that make audiences fall in love with him time and again.


Ed Asner, Laura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth and More Set for Garden State Film Festival, Kicking Off 4/4 in Atlantic CityEd Asner, Laura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth and More Set for Garden State Film Festival, Kicking Off 4/4 in Atlantic City
by Movies News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - This year, the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) celebrates its Twelfth Anniversary with a historic move to Atlantic City from Asbury Park. The festival, founded in 2003, runs from April 3-6, 2014 in various locales in Atlantic City with financial, marketing and logistical support from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.


East Lynne Theater Company to Host Day Trip to Peddler's Village, 5/22East Lynne Theater Company to Host Day Trip to Peddler's Village, 5/22
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - On Thursday, May 22, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is sponsoring a day-away at Peddler's Village, located four miles from New Hope, Pennsylvania. The bus will pick up passengers at two locations: The Big Lots in North Cape May at 7:15 a.m., and Pier One Imports at 7:45 a.m. in Cape May Court House, with an arrival at Peddler's Village around 10:30 a.m. The cost includes the bus trip to/from Peddler's Village and Penn's Village Outlets in Lahaska, PA, and lunch at the Cock 'n Bull Restaurant. The bus leaves the Village at 4:30 p.m., arriving back in Cape May between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m.


bergenPAC Announces April Show Balcony Tickets SpecialbergenPAC Announces April Show Balcony Tickets Special
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey offers a special on their balcony seats for the following shows: Art Garfunkel Paul Anka, Queensryche, Little River Band, Sid the Science Kid, Cole/ Benson, NJB Ballet on Broadway, NJB Cinderella, Paul Rogers, and Winery Dogs. With every balcony seat purchased you receive 1 box of popcorn PLUS 1 cup of soda OR 1 bottle of beer, using the code BALCONY. Offer is available at www.Ticketmaster.com or 201.227 1030.


Morris Museum to Present FOREVER PLAID at Bickford Theatre, 5/1-25Morris Museum to Present FOREVER PLAID at Bickford Theatre, 5/1-25
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - Get ready to tap you toes! The Morris Museum has announced that Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross will be performed at the Bickford Theatre from May 1 through May 25, 2014.


South Camden Theatre Company to Present Sam Shepard's TRUE WESTSouth Camden Theatre Company to Present Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey concludes its ninth season titled 'Everything's Relative' with TRUE WEST written by Sam Shepard and directed by Christopher 'Jumbo' Schimpf. The cast includes, Patrick Alicarlo, Jason Cutts, Breen Rourke and Kris Andrews.


Lambertville's Downtown Performing Arts Center Celebrates 5th Year at Washington Crossing Open Air TheatreLambertville's Downtown Performing Arts Center Celebrates 5th Year at Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - Over 350 actors, ages 7 to adult, attended auditions on Saturday, March 22 for the 2014 season at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. The outdoor venue is located inside Washington Crossing State Park, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd. in Titusville, NJ. Auditions took place at the Downtown Performing Arts Center in Lambertville, N.J.


Laura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth & More to Be Honored at GSFFLaura Dern, Bebe Neuwirth & More to Be Honored at GSFF
by Movies News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - On June 6, 2014 Twentieth Century Fox will release The Fault in Our Stars, the anxiously awaited adaptation of John Green's bestseller, starring 2014's 'It Girl,' Shailene Woodley, as a teen battling cancer while falling in love for the first time.


AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/31/2014) - On April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. The show will trace his remarkable life and career featuring excerpts from such plays as THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR and BEDROOM FARCE as well as songs from BY JEEVES, a collaboration between Ayckbourn and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. With special permission from Sir Alan, the show will also feature a scene from Ayckbourn's very first play, THE SQUARE CAT, which is unpublished and unavailable for performance. The 1959 comedy has never been seen in the USA and hasn't been performed in more than 50 years. The entire evening is written and directed by Michael T. Mooney, who studied theatre-in-the-round with Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. Mooney has directed ten of the author's plays in the Garden State, including four American premieres.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30
by (New Jersey)

(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 30, 2014.



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