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New Jersey Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in New Jersey.

Melissa Errico Performs SONDHEIM BY THE SHORE Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 7/17 Interview Melissa Errico Performs SONDHEIM BY THE SHORE Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 7/17
by Erica Handel - June 11, 2021, New Jersey

Tony nominee and Broadway star, Melissa Errico, will bring her “Sondheim by the Shore” concert to Holmdel Theatre Company on July 17. This show is part of the theatre’s “Broadway Outside the Barn” concert series....
 Director of Educational Programming Lori B. Lawrence and Summer Arts Camp at THE GRO Interview Director of Educational Programming Lori B. Lawrence and Summer Arts Camp at THE GROWING STAGE
by Marina Kennedy - June 07, 2021, New Jersey

The Summer Arts Camp at The Growing Stage is under the direction of Lori B. Lawrence, Director of Educational Programming. Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Lori about this summer’s exciting camp program....
Adam Pascal Brings SO FAR Solo Concert to Axelrod Performing Arts Center's Vogel Summ Interview Adam Pascal Brings SO FAR Solo Concert to Axelrod Performing Arts Center's Vogel Summer Concert Series 7/28-7/29
by Erica Handel - May 12, 2021, New Jersey

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will bring live performances to the Jersey Shore with the Vogel Summer Concert Series. The shows will take place outdoors split between the Arthur Pryor Bandshell in Asbury Park and Bell Works in Holmdel. An incredible group of Broadway talent and musical guests ar...
George Seylaz directs Andy Reynolds' DOCTOR SMARTY IN THE NEW NORMAL for Nutley Littl Interview George Seylaz directs Andy Reynolds' DOCTOR SMARTY IN THE NEW NORMAL for Nutley Little Theatre's Virtual Readers' Theatre Program. 
by Gina Sarno - April 12, 2021, New Jersey

George Seylaz directs Andy Reynolds' DOCTOR SMARTY IN THE NEW NORMAL as part of Nutley Little Theatre’s Virtual Readers’ Theatre Program. ...
Cara Scalera Directs ALICE IN WONDERLAND at The Growing Stage Interview Cara Scalera Directs ALICE IN WONDERLAND at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - April 06, 2021, New Jersey

The Growing Stage will present their first Studio Series of the 39th season, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, virtually unlimited streaming April 15th through the 18th. This production is directed and edited by Cara Scalera, the theatre's Manager and Teaching Artist. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of inter...
Nicholas Rodriguez Will Perform Solo Concert THE FIRST TIME at Holmdel Theatre Compan Interview Nicholas Rodriguez Will Perform Solo Concert THE FIRST TIME at Holmdel Theatre Company 4/24
by Erica Handel - April 01, 2021, New Jersey

Broadway actor Nicholas Rodriguez will perform his solo concert titled The First Time… as part of the “Broadway Outside the Barn” series at Holmdel Theatre Company on April 24. Award-winning Broadway, TV, film actor and recording artist, Nicholas Rodriguez, explores life, love and longing through a...
FULLY COMMITTED Starring Maulik Pancholy 
is Perfection at George Street Playhouse Interview FULLY COMMITTED Starring Maulik Pancholy is Perfection at George Street Playhouse
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - March 23, 2021, New Jersey

Grab take-out and stream this delightful comedy starring Maulik Pancholy, best known for playing Alec Baldwin's assistant in 30 Rock, his hit debut novel, and his advocacy with ActToChange, an anti-bullying organization including the AAIP community....
Jamie Ballard Talks Starring as Mark Antony in Shakespeare@ Home's JULIUS CAESAR Interview Jamie Ballard Talks Starring as Mark Antony in Shakespeare@ Home's JULIUS CAESAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 18, 2021, New Jersey

Shakespeare@ Home is bringing a new, exciting audio production to audiences all over the world with their upcoming adaptation of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar launches its first episode on Monday February 22nd at 7pm EST, and features some of Broadway and the West End's most well-known performers....
Cayla Lawrence & Frank Pagliaro of WE ARE FAMILY: VIRTUAL ONE ACT'S at Nutley Little Interview Cayla Lawrence & Frank Pagliaro of WE ARE FAMILY: VIRTUAL ONE ACT'S at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - December 11, 2020, New Jersey

Nutley Little Theatre’s Virtual Readers’ Theatre presents We Are Family: Virtual One Acts on December 17th at 8 PM....
Playwright Stephen Temperley and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adapted for Centenary Stage Compan Interview Playwright Stephen Temperley and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adapted for Centenary Stage Company
by Marina Kennedy - December 05, 2020, New Jersey

Centenary Stage Company has announced the first professional series performance of their 35th Anniversary Season, Stephen Temperley’s new adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol.'...
 Rachel Ling Gordon-A Talented Youth's Budding Career Interview Rachel Ling Gordon-A Talented Youth's Budding Career
by Marina Kennedy - November 30, 2020, New Jersey

Rachel Ling Gordon hails from Westchester, New York and Trains at The Prep, Professional Performance Prep, in Little Silver, NJ. She is an 8 year old actor and singer. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Rachel about her exciting career....
James Vagias of American Theater Group Talks About PLAYLAB Interview James Vagias of American Theater Group Talks About PLAYLAB
by Marina Kennedy - October 19, 2020, New Jersey

American Theater Group (ATG), the New Jersey professional Equity theater company, is pleased to announce PlayLab, a new program designed to cultivate the next generation of talent and works. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing James Vagias, Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director o...
Stephen L. Fredericks and SNOW WHITE at The Growing Stage Interview Stephen L. Fredericks and SNOW WHITE at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - October 13, 2020, New Jersey

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey (TGS), located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong reopens its doors to the public and kicks off its 39th season with SNOW WHITE....
 Artistic Director, John J. Wooten of Premiere Stages and FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON Interview Artistic Director, John J. Wooten of Premiere Stages and FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! From 10/15 to 10/18
by Marina Kennedy - October 08, 2020, New Jersey

Premiere Stages in Union, under the artistic direction of John J. Wooten, will present an outdoor production of the one-woman show, Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It! The show will be performed from 10/15 to 10/18 at The Tent at The Liberty Hall Museum....
Bonnie J. Monte and SHAW! SHAW! SHAW! by The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ-10/14 to 10/2 Interview Bonnie J. Monte and SHAW! SHAW! SHAW! by The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ-10/14 to 10/25
by Marina Kennedy - October 06, 2020, New Jersey

Live theatre will be presented once again by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) with the upcoming production of Shaw! Shaw! Shaw!...
Fredi Walker-Browne Directs LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY, A COVID PLAY Presented Interview Fredi Walker-Browne Directs LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY, A COVID PLAY Presented By Holmdel Theatre Company and Out of the Box Theatrics on 10/5
by Erica Handel - September 28, 2020, New Jersey

Out of the Box Theatrics (OOTB) and Holmdel Theatre Company will present a virtual reading of LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY, A COVID PLAY on Monday, October 5th at 7:15 PM ET on Facebook and YouTube. Written by Bob Stewart, the piece is directed by Fredi Walker-Browne (RENT), with sound and vide...
Darin F. Earl II's THE NIGHT SHIFT to be Nutley Little Theatre's First Virtual Reader Interview Darin F. Earl II's THE NIGHT SHIFT to be Nutley Little Theatre's First Virtual Readers' Theater!
by Gina Sarno - September 26, 2020, New Jersey

Darin F. Earl IIa??s THE NIGHT SHIFT to be Nutley Little Theatrea??s First Virtual Readersa?? Theater!...
Brady Rymer Benefit Concert at THE GROWING STAGE on 9/26 Interview Brady Rymer Benefit Concert at THE GROWING STAGE on 9/26
by Marina Kennedy - September 21, 2020, New Jersey

There's a fun event being presented by The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey. A 'Couch Concert' can be viewed from your own home as Brady Rymer comes to you live from Netcong's iconic Palace Theatre on Saturday, 9/26 at 4:00 pm....
xoxo moongirl by Nicole Burgio at Morris Museum 9/24 and 9/25 Interview xoxo moongirl by Nicole Burgio at Morris Museum 9/24 and 9/25
by Marina Kennedy - September 20, 2020, New Jersey

An exciting show, xoxo moongirl, an autobiographical circus fantasia, will be performed live by Nicole Burgio at the Morris Museum Parking Deck on Thursday 9/24 and Friday, 9/25 at 7:00. See Burgio fly through the air, backlit by a gorgeous New Jersey sunset....
Tymisha Harris in JOSEPHINE: A BURLESQUE CABARET DREAM PLAY, Outdoors at The Morris M Interview Tymisha Harris in JOSEPHINE: A BURLESQUE CABARET DREAM PLAY, Outdoors at The Morris Museum on 9/17 and 9/18
by Marina Kennedy - September 14, 2020, New Jersey

'Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play,' is a one-woman musical biographical play about the iconic Josephine Baker. It will will be performed on the Morris Museum's Back Deck, Thursday, September 17th and Friday, September 18th at 7:00 pm....
Tina Scariano Will Perform LAWN CHAIR CABARET Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 9/19 Interview Tina Scariano Will Perform LAWN CHAIR CABARET Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 9/19
by Erica Handel - September 08, 2020, New Jersey

Holmdel Theatre Company will open its doors again for the first time since the pandemic with a new, socially-distanced outdoor concert. It is called the a?oeLawn Chair Cabareta?? and will be headlined by Tina Scariano on September 19....
Merritt Janson and YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE for Two River Theater's Benefit P Interview Merritt Janson and YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE for Two River Theater's Benefit Play Readings
by Marina Kennedy - July 22, 2020, New Jersey

Two River Theater kicks off their exciting series of benefit play readings with 'Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine' on Sunday, July 26 at 7:00pm EDT. The show originally premiered at Two River in 2015. This reading will feature an updated script by Tony-Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Broadwaywor...
 Director Jillian Petrie and JUNGALBOOK Streaming at The Growing Stage Interview Director Jillian Petrie and JUNGALBOOK Streaming at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - July 06, 2020, New Jersey

The Growing Stage (TGS) is proud to present their next Studio Series of the 38th season, 'Jungalbook' virtually streaming on YouTube Live on Friday, July 17 at 7:30PM and Saturday, July 18th at 4:00PM. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing director, Jillian Petrie....
Back on Stage: Paper Mill Playhouse Talks its Return to Live Performances With Outdoo Interview Back on Stage: Paper Mill Playhouse Talks its Return to Live Performances With Outdoor Cabarets and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 01, 2020, New Jersey

Through our new interview series, we are checking in with theaters around the country who are bringing back live performances, talking to them about how they are doing so safely, what they are most excited for and more....
Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS Interview Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS
by Marina Kennedy - June 29, 2020, New Jersey

Long-time theater producer/directors Marshall Jones, III and Ricardo Khan combined forces to create a unique theater experience via the internet, Stream ON! Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Jones about the production company....
Andrew DePrisco, Artistic Director of AXELROD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Interview Andrew DePrisco, Artistic Director of AXELROD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
by Marina Kennedy - June 04, 2020, New Jersey

While live theatre in New Jersey is being paused due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we continue our series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn more about how they are coping and their future plans. Andrew DePrisco, the Artistic Director of Axelrod Performing Arts Center told us about his ba...
Frank Licato, Artistic Director of HUDSON THEATRE WORKS Interview Frank Licato, Artistic Director of HUDSON THEATRE WORKS
by Marina Kennedy - May 28, 2020, New Jersey

Broadwayworld New Jersey continues our interview series with theatre professionals to learn about their future plans during temporary closures. Frank Licato, the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works shared with us some interesting insights....
Jim Vagias, Producing Artistic Director of American Theater Group Interview Jim Vagias, Producing Artistic Director of American Theater Group
by Marina Kennedy - May 18, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our series with theatre professionals by interviewing ATG's Producing Artistic Director, Jim Vagias about the company and the future....
Director of Education, Brian B. Crowe Talks About Programming at THE SHAKESPEARE THEA Interview Director of Education, Brian B. Crowe Talks About Programming at THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE OF NJ
by Marina Kennedy - April 28, 2020, New Jersey

We are continuing our series with theatre professionals to learn about how some of New Jersey's top organizations are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. Brian B. Crowe, the Director of Education at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey gave us some significant insights into their programing....
Executive Director John McEwen of NEW JERSEY THEATRE ALLIANCE Interview Executive Director John McEwen of NEW JERSEY THEATRE ALLIANCE
by Marina Kennedy - April 23, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our interviews with theatre pros to find out more about their organizations, how they are coping with the Covid-19 outbreak, and their plans for the future. John McEwen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, gave us some valuable insights about the organization....
Bonnie J. Monte, Artistic Director of THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE OF NJ Gives Her Insight Interview Bonnie J. Monte, Artistic Director of THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE OF NJ Gives Her Insights About the Metro Area's Classic Venue
by Marina Kennedy - April 17, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our series with leaders in the theatre arts to learn about their upcoming plans and find out how they are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. We had the opportunity to interview Bonnie J. Monte, the Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. She gave us her insights abou...
Interview: Executive and Artistic Director, Anthony Wilkinson of AVENEL PERFORMING AR Interview Interview: Executive and Artistic Director, Anthony Wilkinson of AVENEL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
by Marina Kennedy - April 15, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our interview series with the leaders of the entertainment industry in the Garden State to find out how they are coping with the Covid-19 outbreak. We had the pleasure of interviewing Anthony Wilkinson, the Executive and Artistic Director of Avenel Performing Arts Center....
Stephen L. Fredericks of THE GROWING STAGE in Netcong Talks About Children's Theatre Interview Stephen L. Fredericks of THE GROWING STAGE in Netcong Talks About Children's Theatre and the Future for TGS
by Marina Kennedy - April 08, 2020, New Jersey

As we continue our series of interviews with theatre pros during the Covid-19 outbreak, Broadwayworld NJ interviewed Founder and Executive Director, Stephen L. Fredericks of The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey....
Executive Director, Brian Remo of UCPAC and the Rahway Venue Interview Executive Director, Brian Remo of UCPAC and the Rahway Venue
by Marina Kennedy - April 06, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our series of interviews with leaders of the Garden State theatre community to find out how they are dealing with the current times and their plans for the future. We had the opportunity to learn about Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) in Rahway, thanks to the Center's Executiv...
Executive Director Meredith Burns of ART HOUSE PRODUCTIONS Talks About Her Work and P Interview Executive Director Meredith Burns of ART HOUSE PRODUCTIONS Talks About Her Work and Prospects for the Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - April 03, 2020, New Jersey

We continue our series of interviews with the people in New Jersey that make great entertainment happen. Thank you to Executive Director, Meredith Burns of Art House Productions in Jersey City who let us know how the company's is dealing with the current times and about their upcoming plans....
Producing Artistic Director, Mark S. Hoebee Looks to the Future of PAPER MILL PLAYHOU Interview Producing Artistic Director, Mark S. Hoebee Looks to the Future of PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
by Marina Kennedy - April 01, 2020, New Jersey

Broadwayworld NJ continues our series interviews with top theatre professionals to learn about their upcoming plans. Our readers will enjoy this one with Mark S. Hoebee, the Producing Artistic Director of Paper Mill Playhouse. Hoebee also directs shows at the Playhouse....
Executive Director Colleen Cook Reflects on the Past, Present, and Future of Holmdel Interview Executive Director Colleen Cook Reflects on the Past, Present, and Future of Holmdel Theatre Company
by Erica Handel - March 30, 2020, New Jersey

Broadwayworld New Jersey continues their series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn about how they are coping with the virus outbreak. We interviewed Colleen Cook, who is currently the Executive Director of the Holmdel Theatre Company....