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Comedian Wali Collins Set for Eagle Theatre 11/4 Comedian Wali Collins Set for Eagle Theatre 11/4
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Eagle's next installment of Stand-Up Comedy is November 4th @ 7:00PM & 9:30PM, featuring New York's hottest comic, Wali Collins. (more...)
Centenary Stage Co Dives Into History Remembering Infamous Tillie Simth Centenary Stage Co Dives Into History Remembering Infamous Tillie Simth
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Just in time for Halloween, Centenary Stage Company takes a chilling journey back to the final days of the infamous Tillie Simth. Over 100 years ago, the murder of Tillie Smith, a kitchen worker at Centenary Collegiate Institute (now Centenary University), rocketed the town of Hackettstown to national prominence. With wildly fluctuating reports driven by what some claim to be yellow journalism, the reputation of Tillie and her accused murderer, James Titus, swung from young innocent to harlot and upstanding citizen to lascivious predator. (more...)
Cent. Stage Co Closes Fringe Festival with MY NAME IS GIDEON:  I'M PROBABLY GOING TO DIE, EVENTUALLY Cent. Stage Co Closes Fringe Festival with MY NAME IS GIDEON: I'M PROBABLY GOING TO DIE, EVENTUALLY
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Hailed as 'Eccentric and exhilarating. The best possible combination.' By Stephen Sondheim, Centenary Stage Company closes the annual Fringe Festival with the award winning My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually November 16 through 19 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)
MURDER ON THE PARADISE LINE Sets Opening in Ocean Grove MURDER ON THE PARADISE LINE Sets Opening in Ocean Grove
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

La Strada Ensemble Theater is all aboard with their revival of their very first dinner theater experience Murder on the Paradise Line. (more...)
THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Featuring Kurtis Blow, to Dance Into NJPAC THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Featuring Kurtis Blow, to Dance Into NJPAC
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents The Hip Hop Nutcracker, an urban dance retelling of the timeless fairy tale, featuring rap legend Kurtis Blow as special guest MC. (more...)
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 October 21, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present An Evening of Laughs and Entertainment with Nathan Lane today, 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...)
Comedian Gary Gulman to Take the Stage at SOPAC This Fall Comedian Gary Gulman to Take the Stage at SOPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in New Jersey

Gary Gulman is a comedy phenomenon who's resume is a bountiful smorgasbord of life-experiences. Gary has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, a barista, a doorman, a waiter and a high school teacher. Now, he is one of the most popular touring comics in the country today. He will have the SOPAC house rolling with laughter today, October 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)
SLEEPING BEAUTY, THE GRUFFALO and More Set for 2017-18 Kids 'N Family Series at SOPAC SLEEPING BEAUTY, THE GRUFFALO and More Set for 2017-18 Kids 'N Family Series at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in New Jersey

The South Orange Performing Arts Center has announced the return of its Kids 'N Family series for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)
Nimbus Dance Works to Present DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE Benefit Gala Nimbus Dance Works to Present DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Nimbus Dance Works presents Depth of Experience, an immersive evening of dance and celebration at the Mack-Cali Harborside Atrium. (more...)
Michael Cumpsty to Direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Two River Theater Michael Cumpsty to Direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2017/18 Season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Michael Cumpsty. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for New Jersey (more...)
East Lynne Theater Company Presents POE And DR. CALIGARI In Time For Halloween East Lynne Theater Company Presents POE And DR. CALIGARI In Time For Halloween
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents two events in time for Halloween: 'Poe by Candlelight' on Saturday, October 21 at 8:00p.m. and the classic silent thriller, 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,' accompanied by Wayne Zimmerman on the organ, on Sunday, October 29 at 7:30p.m., both at The First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street in Cape May, where the theater is in residence. (more...)
Players Guild Of Leonia Present THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER Players Guild Of Leonia Present THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

The Player's Guild of Leonia revives a tradition of family fun designed for kids of all ages! Young and old alike will enjoy this year's production of the Prince and the Pauper performed in the hilarious Commedia Del Arte style! (more...)
East Lynne Celebrates The 1920s In Film, Radio, and with A Gala East Lynne Celebrates The 1920s In Film, Radio, and with A Gala
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

During the next few weeks, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company celebrates the 1920s. (more...)
Sing Along to Disney's FROZEN at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Sing Along to Disney's FROZEN at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in New Jersey

Back by popular demand, Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre presents 'Disney's FROZEN Movie Sing-Along' on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Children will delight in the chance to sing along to the inspiring score of the Academy Award-nominated film, which has become a modern classic for the younger generation. (more...)
JAZZ IN THE STACKS Brings Live Performances By Young Talents Into Newark Public Libraries JAZZ IN THE STACKS Brings Live Performances By Young Talents Into Newark Public Libraries
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in New Jersey

Jazz in the Stacks, a dynamic, free performance series that invites Newark audiences to celebrate the titans of jazz, takes a concert tour to the city's public libraries from Oct. 25 to May 23. (more...)
NY Times Columnist & Playwright Karen Rizzo to Talk MUTUAL PHILANTHROPY and More at NJ Rep NY Times Columnist & Playwright Karen Rizzo to Talk MUTUAL PHILANTHROPY and More at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

On Today, October 20, New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch is hosting a provocative discussion on the subject with that column's author, sociologist Rachel Sherman, and Los Angeles playwright, Karen Rizzo. The talk, with complementary wine reception, will follow that evening's preview performance of Rizzo's topical new dark comedy, MUTUAL PHILANTHROPY, at 8pm. (more...)
We're All In This Together! Casting Complete for Dream Theater's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL We're All In This Together! Casting Complete for Dream Theater's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Final casting has been announced for Dream Theater's production of Disney's High School Musical. (more...)
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Today THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

It's 1482 Paris and life is dark and difficult. The gypsies who occupy the edges of society are in a constant struggle with city officials and the soldiers charged with protecting the citizenry. Thus begins The Hunchback of Notre Dame, an epic tale set to a sweeping musical score, to be presented by The Pennington Players at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times are Todays, Oct. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Oct. 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. (more...)
School's in Session for Dream Theater's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL School's in Session for Dream Theater's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Dream Theater Productions is excited to announce casting for its upcoming production of Disney's High School Musical! based on the Emmy Award winning Disney Channel hit musical. (more...)
Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN CELEBRATION to NJPAC Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN CELEBRATION to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Marc Martel. Get ready to rock with the greatest Freddie Mercury voice on the planet when The Ultimate Queen Celebration comes NJPAC with a concert that incorporates nearly two dozen of that classic rock band's greatest hits: 'Fat Bottomed Girls,' 'Somebody to Love,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and many more. (more...)
Robert Dubac's THE BOOK OF MORON to Arrive at NJPAC This Fall Robert Dubac's THE BOOK OF MORON to Arrive at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in New Jersey

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents writer-performer Robert Dubac's off-Broadway hit, THE BOOK OF MORON - a one-man comedy that combines the energy of stand-up with the thrill of live theater, takes a hilarious joy ride down the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy. (more...)
JCTC to Present Frightful Double-Bill on Halloween Weekend JCTC to Present Frightful Double-Bill on Halloween Weekend
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in New Jersey

What better way to begin Halloween Weekend than with two Fear shows in one night? (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 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 THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
No Peeking to Stage Blind Sensory Horror Story, MOTHER LEEDS No Peeking to Stage Blind Sensory Horror Story, MOTHER LEEDS
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in New Jersey

MOTHER LEEDS is a story that places the audience in the immersive role of Sam, who is the 12th child of 13 to the stern, on-edge, and frightening character of Mother Leeds. Sam discovers and meets his estranged 13th sibling; a younger brother, who, for some reason is locked away from the rest of the family. (more...)