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New Brunswick HEART Festival Celebrates the Arts and History of New Brunswick an Photo New Brunswick HEART Festival Celebrates the Arts and History of New Brunswick and Middlesex County
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in New Jersey

vState Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick Cultural Center, New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, and Above Art Studios present the inaugural New Brunswick HEART Festival on Saturday, August 15, 2020, from 3pm-7pm; hosted by New Jersey Radio Hall of Famer Bert Baron and Co-Founder of CPRLive, Sharon Gordon.
Masterwork Music And Arts Foundation Announces 2020 Community Grant Award Winner Photo Masterwork Music And Arts Foundation Announces 2020 Community Grant Award Winners
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in New Jersey

Our 2020 Award winners serve New Jersey and New York communities in promoting the arts.
43 NJ Independent Entertainment Venues & Promoters Join Together to Support Save Photo 43 NJ Independent Entertainment Venues & Promoters Join Together to Support Save Our Stages Act and RESTART Act
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in New Jersey

The 43 independent entertainment venues and promoters from New Jersey, all members of the recently formed National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), have worked together to plan a local day of action for Tuesday, August 4th to seek support for the Save Our Stages Act and RESTART Act.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in New Jersey

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Music Mountain Theatre Presents 'The Men Of Musical Theatre' Virtually Streamed Photo Music Mountain Theatre Presents 'The Men Of Musical Theatre' Virtually Streamed Concert
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in New Jersey

Music Mountain Theatre presents The Men of Musical Theatre. This concert will feature ten of our current male company members singing from shows that they love and maybe haven't had a chance to perform in yet. They are sure to dazzle you, as they present some of the most memorable songs that the Men of Musical Theatre have given us over the years.
VIDEO: Paper Mill Streams NEW VOICES 2005 Photo VIDEO: Paper Mill Streams NEW VOICES 2005
by Stage Tube on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

The annual a?oeNew Voicesa?? concert is the culmination of Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theater Conservatory.
BWW Blog: Embracing Your Side Hustle Photo BWW Blog: Embracing Your Side Hustle
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

Many theater artists have a a?oeside hustle,' a complimentary job, usually freelance, that you can do on your own time to help supplement income.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
BWW Review: CRAZY LOVE – The Live Production at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ En Photo BWW Review: CRAZY LOVE – The Live Production at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Entrances
by Marina Kennedy on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

You'll fall in love with the live theatre production, 'Crazy Love,' now being performed by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ).
NJPAC Continues TRUE DIVERSITY IN FILM SERIES With WHITE FRAGILITY, a Discussion Photo NJPAC Continues TRUE DIVERSITY IN FILM SERIES With WHITE FRAGILITY, a Discussion of the Book by Robin DiAngelo
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

In partnership with PSEG, NJPAC will continue its True Diversity Film Series, screening issues-based films followed by engaging panel discussions. This season, the films we present will focus on social and racial justice, in response to the uprisings against systemic racism that have spread around the globe in 2020.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS
by Ben Rimalower on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
The Skyliners Will Appear Live at The Morris Museum August 15 Photo The Skyliners Will Appear Live at The Morris Museum August 15
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

The Skyliners introduced their hit song, Since I Don't Have You, to the world in 1958 and it was an instant hit.This gorgeous street corner lament to lost love has been embedded in the world's consciousness since thenand in our dreams we imagine we can hit some of its high notes.
Amber Kusching Presents the 'Virtually Possible Theatre Festival' Photo Amber Kusching Presents the 'Virtually Possible Theatre Festival'
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in New Jersey

The a?oeVirtually Possible Theatre Festivala?? is a theatre festival made virtually possible by Zoom and the infinite imagination of New Jersey-based playwright Amber Kusching.
NJ Rep Holds a Virtual Museum Photo NJ Rep Holds a Virtual Museum
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in New Jersey

In the midst of an unprecedented interlude during which most museums, exhibition spaces and libraries remain closed to visitors, the debut of an all new museum for the visual arts may come as a surprise to many observers.
Dreamcatcher Welcomes New Board Members Photo Dreamcatcher Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is pleased to announce that three new members have joined their Board of Trustees as of July 1, 2020. Dreamcatcher's board is composed of individuals who represent the community, business and education in the area the theatre serves. The company is entering its twenty-sixth year, and presents a full-year season of productions, performances, educational programs and outreach services.
Celebrate 60 of MILES SKETCHES OF SPAIN On Facebook Live  This Thursday Photo Celebrate 60 of MILES SKETCHES OF SPAIN On Facebook Live  This Thursday
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the extraordinary Miles Davis/Gil Evans collaboration, a?oeSketches of Spain,a?? Jazz Standard and NJPAC present the premiere of the GRAMMY-nominated Gil Evans Project's video recording of the album's most revered and beautiful work: Gil Evans' arrangement of Joaquin Rodrigo's the Adagio from a?oeConcierto de Aranjuez.a??
Art House Productions Announced the Completion of Its First Commissioned Mural Photo Art House Productions Announced the Completion of Its First Commissioned Mural
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

Art House Productions has announced the completion of it's first commissioned mural, 'The New House of Color,' by Bryant Small, Leondro Comrie, and Loren Abbate. The mural is located in the interior of Art House Productions, located in the Cast Iron Lofts Building, 262 17th St., Jersey City, NJ 07310. The public may view the mural during weekend gallery hours by appointment only.
BWW Blog: The Uncertain Future of Collegiate Level Theater Photo BWW Blog: The Uncertain Future of Collegiate Level Theater
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

For college students, everything they've known has been flipped upside down in several ways.
Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Renewal of the Musical Theater Common Prescreen f Photo Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Renewal of the Musical Theater Common Prescreen for 20/21 Cycle of Collegiate Auditions
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the renewal of the Musical Theater Common Prescreen (MTCP) for the 2020-2021 cycle of collegiate auditions as the current health crises makes in-person auditions less viable and the expense of separate submissions a burden for many.
Two River Theater Cancels ON BORROWED TIME Benefit Reading After Criticisms of i Photo Two River Theater Cancels ON BORROWED TIME Benefit Reading After Criticisms of its Nearly All-White Cast
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in New Jersey

Two River Theater has canceled an upcoming benefit performance, following criticism of the performance's nearly all-white cast.
VIDEO: Paper Mill Explores Murder Mysteries for Humanities Symposium Series Photo VIDEO: Paper Mill Explores Murder Mysteries for Humanities Symposium Series
by Stage Tube on July 30, 2020 in New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse has shared a flashback installment of its Humanitarian Symposium Series taking an inside look at critics and criticism.
BWW Blog: A Summer Without Theatre - How I've Survived (Barely) Photo BWW Blog: A Summer Without Theatre - How I've Survived (Barely)
by Student Blogger: Emily Hoffert on July 30, 2020 in New Jersey

For anyone in the theatre industry, an added stressor of this summera??s health and political chaos has been the complete loss of our industrya??s traditional in-person activity.
Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Virtual Benefit Concert CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE Photo Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Virtual Benefit Concert CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a livestream concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side on Saturday, August 15 at 8 p.m. EDT.
Carolyn Dorfman's NJ Summer Dance Goes Virtual, August 3 - 7 Photo Carolyn Dorfman's NJ Summer Dance Goes Virtual, August 3 - 7
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in New Jersey

If you're doing a Staycation and want to do something fun but active while at home, you can register to participate in NJ Summer (Virtual) Dance with the renowned Carolyn Dorfman Dance. Since 2008, NJ Summer Dance (NJSD) has been offered for one week every August for dancers of all abilities ages 13 or older.
VIDEO: Bill Berloni Chats on Paper Mill's BABBLING BY THE BROOK Photo VIDEO: Bill Berloni Chats on Paper Mill's BABBLING BY THE BROOK
by Stage Tube on July 30, 2020 in New Jersey

This week, Mark talks with Bill Berloni who is the go-to man when a show needs an animal. He has worked in TV, film, and, of course, theater! Bill even won a special Tony Award in 2011 for his seemingly endless catalogue of work.