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Entertain and Dine NEW JERSEY Style

Fall is the season for a great variety of productions that will be available to New Jersey audiences. We have a listing of top shows along with suggestions for dining near the theatres. Don't miss out on an opportunity to enjoy an afternoon or evening of culture and cuisine with friends and family.

Paper Mill Playhouse (Millburn) The Playhouse opens its exciting 2018/2019 season with The Color Purple, The Musical from 9/26 to 10/21. Visit: Just a few blocks away from the theatre is Hills Tavern, serving delicious American tavern fare in a modern, welcoming setting. Visit:

Wellmont Theater (Montclair) Their line-up of live music includes Rick Springfield on 10/14, Queen Extravaganza on 9/30, Party Rock on 10/5 and more. Visit: Just steps away from the Theater is the recently opened Montclair Social Club where you can enjoy small plates, a delicious meal or drinks in a stylish, yet lively atmosphere. Visit:

Premiere Stages (Union) Brick City, a world premiere, is being presented from 9/6 to 9/23. Visit: For a casual, delicious meal close to Kean University, visit Suspender's Restaurant and Pub. It is a family owned establishment since 1992. Visit:

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (Madison) Up next at the theatre is Buried Child from 9/19 to 10/7. Visit: Blue Morel is located in Morristown just a few minutes from the theatre by car. They offer a fine dining experience with Farm to Table cuisine. Visit:

Mayo Performing Arts Center (Morristown) Upcoming events include Opening Night: An Evening with Vanessa Williams on 9/14, Celtic Thunder X on 9/20 and many other performances for all tastes and styles. Visit: Dublin Pub has the charm of an traditional Irish pub and features indoor and terrace dining and a spacious bar. Visit:

Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum (Morristown) A center for music, theatre and film, they will present the play, Souvenir: a Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins from 9/27 to 9/30. Visit: Hibiscus is located at the Best Western Plus in Morristown. They serve authentic Caribbean and American dishes. Visit:

Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway) Rent will be on stage at UCPAC's Hamilton Stage from 9/7 to 9/16. Visit: Enjoy a meal at Luciano's Italian Ristorante, a local favorite that offers a great variety of Italian fare. Visit:

George Street Playhouse (New Brunswick) The Playhouse will open its season with The Trial of Donna Caine from 10/16 to 11/11. Visit: In downtown New Brunswick, Christopher's Bar, Lounge and Restaurant at the Heldrich Hotel offers guests fine dining and drinks before or after the theatre. Visit:

Two River Theater (Red Bank) Pamela's First Musical, a world premiere, will be performed from 9/8 to 10/7. Visit: Located across the street from the Theater at the Galleria, Urban Coalhouse has coal-fired pizzas, pastas, platters, and more. Visit:

New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch) NJ Rep will be holding their West End Festival of the Arts from 9/20 to 9/30. The theme is "The Circus is Coming to Town" and will include Theatre Brut, Music, Art, Photography and Poetry. Visit: Simply Greek serves Mediterranean cuisine. They offer a discount to theatre ticketholders and the restaurant is conveniently located in Pier Village. Visit:

The Growing Stage (Netcong) The first production of the season is a favorite, The Wizard of Oz from 10/5 to 10/28. When you're in Netcong, enjoy family dining at Polo's Bar and Grill owned and operated by the Polo family. They have a menu that offers something for everyone. Visit:

Centenary Stage (Hackettstown) With a full schedule of performance events, Centenary Stage also has their Professional Theatre Series with Bram Stoker's Dracula from 10/12 to 10/28. Visit: Mama's & Café Baci offers a nice variety of Italian food that includes pizza, traditional favorites, along with gluten-free and vegan menus. Visit:

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