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Celebrating International Women's Month at Eagle Theatre Celebrating International Women's Month at Eagle Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Eagle Theatre's 2017 New Works Development Series focuses exclusively on the unique voice of women writing for Professional Regional Theatre today. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at BAD JEWS at George Street Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at BAD JEWS at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews is running now through April 9, 2017 at George Street Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Maddie Jo Landers, Laura Lapidus, Alec Silberblatt and Amos VanderPoel onstage below! (more...)
Judd Hirsch, Dan Lauria to Read THE VALUE OF NAMES at George Street Playhouse Judd Hirsch, Dan Lauria to Read THE VALUE OF NAMES at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

George Street Playhouse has announced that stage and screen legends Judd Hirsch (TV: Taxi, Superior Donuts; Film: Ordinary People, Independence Day) and Dan Lauria (TV: The Wonder Years, Pitch; Broadway: Lombardi, A Christmas Story) have been cast for a special one-night-only reading of Jeffrey Sweet's play, The Value of Names, on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
NYGASP's HMS PINAFORE to Dock at Mayo Performing Arts Center This Spring NYGASP's HMS PINAFORE to Dock at Mayo Performing Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

HMS Pinafore, Gilbert and Sullivan's delightful comedic tale about overblown nationalism, personal ambition and forbidden love, comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)
Citizen Cope to Bring Intimate, Acoustic Show to Mayo Center This April Citizen Cope to Bring Intimate, Acoustic Show to Mayo Center This April
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Citizen Cope comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8 pm for a unique acoustic performance - an even more intimate side of one of today's most genuine songwriters. (more...)
Jazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This April Jazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This April
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Three-time Grammy nominee, jazz pianist Joey Alexander comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)
The Laurie Berkner Band 'Greatest Hits Tour' Comes to Princeton This April The Laurie Berkner Band 'Greatest Hits Tour' Comes to Princeton This April
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner and The Laurie Berkner Band are thrilled to return to Laurie's home town with a 'Greatest Hits' concert for families (more...)
Garden State Film Festival to Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers & Fans to Atlantic City Garden State Film Festival to Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers & Fans to Atlantic City
by TV News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

The Garden State Film Festival will welcome celebrities, filmmakers and fans to Atlantic City, from Thursday, March 30th through Sunday, April 2nd at Resorts Casino Hotel for the Festival's 15th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)
BWW Interview: Matthew J. Taylor of 42ND STREET at MAYO Performing Arts Center BWW Interview: Matthew J. Taylor of 42ND STREET at MAYO Performing Arts Center
by Jaclyn Layman on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Come and meet the star of 42nd Street! I had the privilege of chatting with the very talented Matthew J. Taylor, who plays Julian Marsh in this exciting production. We talk about life on the road, beloved timeless musicals, preserving vocal health and New Jersey's outstanding Westminster Choir College. (more...)
Chaka Khan to Perform at NJPAC with Special Guest El DeBarge Chaka Khan to Perform at NJPAC with Special Guest El DeBarge
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Chaka Kahn this time with fellow R&B hitmaker El DeBarge ("All This Love," "Rhythm of the Night"). One of the reigning divas of pop, soul and R&B - the woman behind timeless hits like "I Feel for You," "Through the Fire," "I'm Every Woman," "Ain't Nobody," "Sweet Thing," "Tell Me Something Good," and more - returns to NJPAC's Prudential Hall. (more...)
The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

???????The John Pizzarelli Quartet makes a rare Bickford Theatre appearance for one night only on Saturday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. Joining John will be Konrad Paskudzki on piano, Andy Watson  on drums, and Mike Kam on bass. (more...)
Bergen County Players to Present NIGHT WATCH This Spring Bergen County Players to Present NIGHT WATCH This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 84th season with Night Watch, an ingeniously devised thriller written by Lucille Fletcher, opening March 25th, 2017. The play is directed by veteran director Jerry Hurley, and will run through April 22nd, 2017 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. (more...)
Bergen Performing Arts Center presents IDAN RAICHEL: PIANO-SONGS Bergen Performing Arts Center presents IDAN RAICHEL: PIANO-SONGS
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Idan Raichel-Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Meets The Press Photo Coverage: Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on March 22, 2017 in New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony® Award, has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.  (more...)
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with Mel Brooks Headed to NJPAC This May; Tickets on Sale Friday! YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with Mel Brooks Headed to NJPAC This May; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks. Back by popular demand! King of Comedy Mel Brooks returns to NJPAC accompanied by his Young Frankenstein for a full-length showing on the big screen and many hilarious stories. (more...)
Joel Zelnik Trio to Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett and Bill Evans Joel Zelnik Trio to Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett and Bill Evans
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

???????The legendary recordings of Tony Bennett and Bill Evans will be performed by the Joel Zelnik Trio with singer Annette Sanders at the Bickford Theatre on Monday, March 27, at 8:00 p.m.  Joining pianist Joel Zelnik will be Brian Glassman on bass and David Cox on drums. (more...)
American Repertory Ballet Announces PREVIEW OF THE PREMIERE American Repertory Ballet Announces PREVIEW OF THE PREMIERE
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

On Friday, March 24 at 5:15 p.m., American Repertory Ballet will host "Preview of the Premiere," as part of its On Pointe series. This event will give audiences an in-studio preview of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's latest work - the full-length story ballet Pride and Prejudice. The dancers will perform excerpts of the choreography, and Martin will speak about his work. (more...)
BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at McCarter Theatre Center BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at McCarter Theatre Center
by Leigh Byron on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS delighted a packed opening night house on Friday, March 17. Written by Agatha Christie, the show is adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig.  It is an exciting and gripping tale from beginning to end.  (more...)
Luna Stage Premieres New Play TRANQUIL Luna Stage Premieres New Play TRANQUIL
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Luna Stage is proud to present the world premiere of Tranquil, a new play by McKnight Fellow Andrew Rosendorf: a raw and provocative look at one family's attempt to heal from an unthinkable tragedy. (more...)
Tickets on Sale this Week for Don McLean and Steven Wright at Bergen Performing Arts Center Tickets on Sale this Week for Don McLean and Steven Wright at Bergen Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

New shows are on sale at bergenPAC this week Don McLean-Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8PM. Steve Wright-Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)
Woodruff School ACE Music Releases Cast of JAMES AND GIANT PEACH JR, 4/6-8 Woodruff School ACE Music Releases Cast of JAMES AND GIANT PEACH JR, 4/6-8
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Jersey

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR (more...)
 Nimbus Dance Works Announce Performance & Gala at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall Nimbus Dance Works Announce Performance & Gala at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Join Nimbus Dance Works for Proliferate, a special evening of dance at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall. This co-presentation of Nimbus Dance Works and Jersey City Theater Center features the company in All Star Ball Passing Redux, Charles Moulton's renowned masterwork; audience favorite Mapping, by UK Choreographer Darshan Singh Bhuller; Nimbus Artistic Director Samuel Pott's Surface Tension; Plus: Guest Appearance by Internationally-Acclaimed PeiJu Chien-Pott in a preview of Mr. Pott's Esther. (more...)
The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program Announces Cast for Spring Production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program Announces Cast for Spring Production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in New Jersey

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR. Produced with special permission from Music Theatre International, Based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this 'masterpeach' of a tale.  Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. The musical will open April. 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017 (all shows 7pm). Each show will be open with a red carpet for all guests 45 minutes before each show. There will be a press preview April 4th from 2:30-4:30pm. (more...)
New Jersey Repertory Announces Lineup of Spring Classes New Jersey Repertory Announces Lineup of Spring Classes
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Something new and exciting is taking shape in one of the Jersey Shore's most creative, visitor-friendly neighborhoods . . . and, beginning this spring, adults of all ages, artistic interests and experience levels can become part of this amazing story through a series of instructional classes in the West End section of Long Branch, NJ. (more...)
Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPAC Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPAC
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Union County Board of Chosen Freeholder is proud to bring a sensory-friendly performance of American Repertory Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 2, at 1:00 P.M. (more...)