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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for New Jersey (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in New Jersey

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
THE FAIRY PLAYS Opens Tonight at La Strada Ensemble Theater THE FAIRY PLAYS Opens Tonight at La Strada Ensemble Theater
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, on Friday 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...)
Andrea McArdle To Open Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ Andrea McArdle To Open Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in New Jersey

The sun'll come out for the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ when Tony Nominee Andrea McArdle performs at the Gala Opening today August 19th at 7:30 p.m. with a red carpet event. A party will follow at Fitzpatrick's Steak House in Somers Point. (more...)
2017 Kelsey Awards to Feature Performances from MISS SAIGON, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and More 2017 Kelsey Awards to Feature Performances from MISS SAIGON, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in New Jersey

Community theater people and their fans are in for a treat as Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre presents an evening of entertainment and awards today, Aug. 19, starting at 7 p.m. (more...)
Andrea McArdle to Headline The Gateway Playhouse's Grand Reopening Gala Andrea McArdle to Headline The Gateway Playhouse's Grand Reopening Gala
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in New Jersey

Tony nominee Andrea McArdle, Broadway's Original 'Annie', will open the newly renovated Gateway Playhouse today Evening August 19, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)
PLAYIN' AROUND SOUTH ORANGE Kicks Off 8/26 PLAYIN' AROUND SOUTH ORANGE Kicks Off 8/26
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

Playin' Around South Orange, supported in part by Valley National Bank, kicks off for the fifth year on Sat., August 26 at noon, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to five separate South Orange locations. The SOPAC-presented project runs from Aug. 26 - Oct.1.  Other community supporters of the effort include the Village of South Orange, South Orange Village Center Alliance and Seton Hall University. (more...)
The Art School Welcomes New Executive Director The Art School Welcomes New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

The Board of Directors of the Art School at Old Church (TASOC), a non-profit cultural arts center in Demarest, NJ, has announced that Lisa Beth Vettoso began as the organization's new Executive Director on July 3, 2017. (more...)
Julia Scotti Set for Stand-Up Session at Eagle Theatre Julia Scotti Set for Stand-Up Session at Eagle Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

Eagle's next installment of Stand-Up Comedy is August 26th @ 7:00PM & 9:30PM, featuring America's Got Talent finalist, and Winner of Showtime's Funniest Person in America, Julia Scotti, hosted by New York's Funny Man, Kevin Hurley. (more...)
Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA to NJPAC Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 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...)
Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. (more...)
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents WHAT THE BUTLER SAW The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in New Jersey

First performed in 1969, this uproarious farce shocked audiences when it was first produced. (more...)
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...)