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BWW Reviews: THE LEARNED LADIES at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ is Pure Enjoyment
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 01, 2014

Moliere's 'The Learned Ladies' is now being performed through July 27th at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage. This satirical comedy is an enormously entertaining production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Moliere's comedy The Learned Ladies brings theatre alive under the stars at the enormously popular summer venue on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a unique theatrical event. The Learned Ladies begins on June 18th and continues through July 27th. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Stages LITTLE MISS FIX-IT, CONFIRMED Readings, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Pace University's Pace New Musicals (PNM) program (est. 2007 by Program Head Amy Rogers), dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer- lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of Little Miss Fix-It (book and lyrics by Kirsten A. Guenther and music by Joy Son) today, January 23-27, 2014. (more...)

LA's Next Great Stage Star Competition Digs Deep into New Music
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 17, 2014

Contestants in LA's Next Great Stage Star competition had an exciting second week on Sunday, January 12th. The theme for this round was Breaking New Ground - A Little New Music, and featured songs from some of today's most up and coming musical theatre writers. (more...)

THE TEMPEST, IT GIRLS & More Set for Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

On the heels of its critically acclaimed 2013 Season, for which The Washington Post applauded The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey as one of the few "companies with classical traditions that are not towing a conventional line," the Theatre has announced its remarkable 2014 Season. The ambitious lineup demonstrates the Theatre's unwavering dedication to all classic literature, from the familiar to the forgotten, the recognizable to the rediscovered, with works by Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, Ben Jonson, Moliere, and contemporary playwright David Davalos. The Shakespeare Theatre's varied and inspired selections demonstrate once again that "presenting great art isn't about safety-it's about commitment," as The Princeton Packet described the Theatre's dedication to both popular and lesser-known classics. (more...)

Pace New Musicals to Stage LITTLE MISS FIX-IT, CONFIRMED Readings, 1/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Pace University's Pace New Musicals (PNM) program (est. 2007 by Program Head Amy Rogers), dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer- lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of Little Miss Fix-It (book and lyrics by Kirsten A. Guenther and music by Joy Son) on January 23-27, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Goodwin, Nisi Sturgis and More in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Thornton Wilder's great dramatic homage to small-town American life and the greater universal experience of life, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Our Town now through November 17th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Check out a first look below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Fun, Faithful OUR TOWN at the NJ Shakespeare Theatre
by Patrick Kennedy - Oct 29, 2013

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of OUR TOWN, the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ has offered an appreciative and often incisive take on Thornton Wilder's beloved play. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Offers Young Adult Tickets to OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Thornton Wilder's great dramatic homage to small-town American life, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is offering young people, ages 18 and under, $20 tickets to the critically-acclaimed production of Our Town. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN, Starting October 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Thornton Wilder's great dramatic homage to small-town American life and the greater universal experience of life, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Our Town beginning October 17th and continuing through November 17th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at973-408-5600 or by visiting www.ShakespeareNJ.org. 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. Individual tickets range from $35 to $70; student rush tickets are available 30 minutes prior to curtain for $15. (more...)

UNFORGETTABLE, SPAMALOT and More Set for Fountain Hills Theater's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

Fountain Hills Theater has announced its exciting 2012-13 Season. In what may be the most ambitious season yet presented, FHT brings six great Mainstage shows, four shows mounted in the all-new Mainstage Too, four productions in the Youth Theater and two special engagements. Note that Mainstage Too is brand new this season - when the Youth Theater is dark, FHT will be presenting smaller comedies, plays and musicals in this venue. See full details below. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Announces I CAPTURE THE CASTLE and MAKE ME BAD Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer-lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of I Capture the Castle by Marion Adler, Peter Foley and Cara Reichel January 23-27, and its inaugural New Musical Lab, a concert reading of Make Me Bad, by Drew Gasparini and Alex Brightman, which will be presented January 26-27. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Announces 2013 Selection, I CAPTURE THE CASTLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer-lyricist and producer, have selected I Capture the Castle by Marion Adler, Peter Foley and Cara Reichel, as its official 2013 selection. In addition, Pace New Musicals has instated a New Musical Lab beginning with Make Me Bad, by Drew Gasparini and Alex Brightman. (more...)

UNFORGETTABLE Kicks Off Fountain Hills Theater's 2012-13 Season Tonight, 7/20; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Fountain Hills Theater has announced its exciting 2012-13 Season. In what may be the most ambitious season yet presented, FHT brings six great Mainstage shows, four shows mounted in the all-new Mainstage Too, four productions in the Youth Theater and two special engagements. Note that Mainstage Too is brand new this season - when the Youth Theater is dark, FHT will be presenting smaller comedies, plays and musicals in this venue. See full details below. (more...)

UNFORGETTABLE, SPAMALOT and More Set for Fountain Hills Theater's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Fountain Hills Theater has announced its exciting 2012-13 Season. In what may be the most ambitious season yet presented, FHT brings six great Mainstage shows, four shows mounted in the all-new Mainstage Too, four productions in the Youth Theater and two special engagements. Note that Mainstage Too is brand new this season - when the Youth Theater is dark, FHT will be presenting smaller comedies, plays and musicals in this venue. See full details below. (more...)

Scott Wentworth and Jay Sullivan Lead Alley Theater's RED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the 2010 Best Play Tony Award Winner, Red. (more...)

Scott Wentworth and Jay Sullivan Lead Alley Theater's RED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the 2010 Best Play Tony Award Winner, Red. (more...)

Scott Wentworth and Jay Sullivan Lead Alley Theater's RED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the 2010 Best Play Tony Award Winner, Red. (more...)

Scott Wentworth and Jay Sullivan Lead Alley Theater's RED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the 2010 Best Play Tony Award Winner, Red. (more...)

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