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Female Empowerment is Front and Center at Big Dreams & Silver Screens' 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Rahway International Film Festival Female Empowerment is Front and Center at Big Dreams & Silver Screens' 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Rahway International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

The Rahway International Film Festival is now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary as well as its first year under the newly minted non-profit organization, Big Dreams & Silver Screens.  (more...)
Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 Season Features Tosca, Turandot Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 Season Features Tosca, Turandot
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

From Italy to China, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 season spans the globe with performances of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca and Turandot.  On Sunday, October 15, 2017, Verismo Opera brings to the stage again Puccini's Tosca set in Italy with Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa's libretto in four acts based upon Victorien Sardou's drama, La Tosca. (more...)
Fairies to Run Amok in La Strada's THE FAIRY PLAYS in Ocean Grove Fairies to Run Amok in La Strada's THE FAIRY PLAYS in Ocean Grove
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

La Strada Ensemble Theater presents The Fairy Plays, six interconnected plays by A.J. Ciccotelli, today August 18 at 8pm, Saturday August 19 at 8pm, and Sunday August 20th at 2pm (with a Q&A with cast, director and playwright) at Jersey Shore Arts Center (Herbst Theater on 3rd Floor), 66 South Main Street in Ocean Grove. (more...)
Emma Palzere-Rae Chats AH, WILDERNESS! at East Lynne Theater Company Emma Palzere-Rae Chats AH, WILDERNESS! at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

Emma Palzere-Rae is currently playing Essie Miller, a savvy wife and mother in a Connecticut town in 1906. She's a loving wife to Nat, a newspaper owner, an understanding sister to Sid, who has trouble keeping a job, and a concerned mother for her children, ages teenage on up. Emma herself lives in southeastern Connecticut with her husband and two sons. (more...)
Oscar Winner Randy Newman Comes to MPAC 9/15 Oscar Winner Randy Newman Comes to MPAC 9/15
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Jersey

Emmy, Oscar and Grammy-winning composer and songwriter Randy Newman performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-99. (more...)
CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper Speaks at Mayo Performing Arts Center 9/16 CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper Speaks at Mayo Performing Arts Center 9/16
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Jersey

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper speaks at Mayo Performing Arts Center on September 16 at 8 pm. Tickets are $59-$150. (more...)
BWW Review: Dinner and a Show - Levoy's PETER PAN and the Old Oar House Irish Pub BWW Review: Dinner and a Show - Levoy's PETER PAN and the Old Oar House Irish Pub
by Pati Buehler on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

A Classic Peter Pan delights at the Classy Levoy Theatre in Millville NJ (more...)
THE MUSIC MAN Marches into Spring Lake Theatre THE MUSIC MAN Marches into Spring Lake Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

This award winning Broadway classic is an all-American institution. The Music Man, by Meredith Wilson and Franklin Lacey, is the liveliy, funny and romantic tale of the fast-talking Harold Hill (Ian Moore) who cons the citizens of River City into buying instruments and uniforms for their children to form a marching band. But his plans are changed once he meets the town librarian, the lovely Marian Paroo (Rebecca Madeira). (more...)
Air Supply to Sing Soft Rock Hits at MPAC This Summer Air Supply to Sing Soft Rock Hits at MPAC This Summer
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

Air Supply performs from among their many soft rock hits at Mayo Performing Arts Center today, August 17, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)
Queensryche with Killcode to Perform at bergenPAC This August Queensryche with Killcode to Perform at bergenPAC This August
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Jersey

Queensryche, with guest Killcode, will perform Today, August 17, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

???????Brundibar returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's new production led by Eli Villanueva and Jason Tramm August 19 & 20 (more...)
Bergen County Players Celebrates its 85th Season Bergen County Players Celebrates its 85th Season
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

Bergen County Players, the New Jersey Association of Community Theater's '2015 Community Theater of the Year', is proud to announce its 85th consecutive season, running from September 2017 to June 2018. From entertaining musicals to hilarious comedies to intense dramas, BCP has garnered a reputation for outstanding quality productions at affordable prices. (more...)
BWW Interview: Playwright Chris Cragin-Day and FOSTER MOM at Premiere Stages BWW Interview: Playwright Chris Cragin-Day and FOSTER MOM at Premiere Stages
by Marina Kennedy on August 16, 2017 in New Jersey

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Foster Mom by Chris Cragin-Day, the winner of the 2017 Premiere Stages Play Festival from September 7-24 in Kean University's Zella Fry Theatre. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Chris about her career and the upcoming show. (more...)
The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to Bring Rock & Blues to Mayo Center The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to Bring Rock & Blues to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Jersey

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band brings its signature blend of rock and blues to Mayo Performing Arts Center today, August 16, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)
American Ghost Hunter Chad Calek Presents SIR NOFACE at White Eagle Hall American Ghost Hunter Chad Calek Presents SIR NOFACE at White Eagle Hall
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Jersey

Do you believe in ghosts? Experience Sir Noface on August 16 at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall and the answer will be a resounding "yes." (more...)
Varli Food Festival to Return with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Varli Food Festival to Return with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

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Nathan Lane to Bring Live Laughs to THE BIRDCAGE Screening at NJPAC This Fall Nathan Lane to Bring Live Laughs to THE BIRDCAGE Screening at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present An Evening of Laughs and Entertainment with Nathan Lane on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM, Reserve Tickets early by visiting NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)
Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)
NJPAC Welcomes The Temptations and The Four Tops this October NJPAC Welcomes The Temptations and The Four Tops this October
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with The Temptations and The Four Tops. If you love Motown, then you can't afford to miss this electrifying evening of elegant harmonies and smooth-stepping moves with two GRAMMY-winning legends of classic soul and R&B: The Temptations ("My Girl") and The Four Tops ("Baby, I Need Your Loving"). (more...)
Pegasus Theatre Project to Stage Neil Simon's CHAPTER TWO Pegasus Theatre Project to Stage Neil Simon's CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

Pegasus Theatre Project, the professional resident theatre company of the West Windsor Arts Council, will present Neil Simon's romantic comedy Chapter Two, September 15-24 at the West Windsor Arts Center. (more...)
The BoDeans to Perform at White Eagle Hall Next Month The BoDeans to Perform at White Eagle Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

The BoDeans bring their distinctive roots rock in a very special show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on September 13th. (more...)
New Season Announced at The Growing Stage New Season Announced at The Growing Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Jersey

The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present its 2017 - 2018 Main Stage Season: (more...)
Doo-Wop, Citizen Cope, Kristin Chenoweth, Boyz II Men and More on Sale at bergenPAC Doo-Wop, Citizen Cope, Kristin Chenoweth, Boyz II Men and More on Sale at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Jersey

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock N' Roll, presented by LAR Enterprises on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.; Citizen Cope: An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Performance on Nov. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Freestyle Holiday Jam on Nov. 24, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Los Mejor de Los '90s on Nov. 25 at 8 p.m.; The Maccabeats on Dec. 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.; An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth on Dec. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash on Jan. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m.; Boyz II Men on Feb. 17, 2018 at 8 p.m. (more...)
Donny and Marie Are Coming to MPAC This August Donny and Marie Are Coming to MPAC This August
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Jersey

Donny and Marie, America's beloved sibling entertainers, will bring their summer tour to Mayo Performing Arts Center today, August 15, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)