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First Indoor PSO Concert To Include Mendelssohn And Beethoven Works Photo First Indoor PSO Concert To Include Mendelssohn And Beethoven Works
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) returns to indoor performances with its Mendelssohn & Beethoven concert featuring violinist Simone Porter. Ms. Porter performs Felix Mendelssohn's beloved Violin Concerto in E Minor on a program with contemporary composer Jessie Montgomery's Banner and Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major.

The Neighbors Announce Their Inaugural Board Of Directors Photo The Neighbors Announce Their Inaugural Board Of Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

What Will the Neighbors Say? has announced the members of their inaugural Board of Directors - Jillian Carucci as Chair, Naina Sethi as Vice-Chair and Jill Karole as Treasurer.

30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaig Photo 30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

All 40 members of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance as well as several of the state's presenting venues  have taken the Opening Night, Opening Right pledge to follow the most current medical advice, meeting or exceeding all local and national safety guidelines.

McCarter Announces Covid-19 Audience Safety Guidelines Photo McCarter Announces Covid-19 Audience Safety Guidelines
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2021

Today, McCarter Theatre Center announced its audience policies and procedures for performances.

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Unveils Fall Line-Up of Live Music Photo Princeton Symphony Orchestra Unveils Fall Line-Up of Live Music
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2021

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to be returning to live music performances, both indoor and outdoor, this fall. By popular demand, the PSO will once again present chamber concerts at Morven Museum & Garden's Pool House, with performances by the Jasper String Quartet and the Exponential Ensemble.

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo American Repertory Ballet Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

merican Repertory Ballet has announced its much anticipated 2021-2022 season under the new leadership of Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel.

The Rep to Kick Off 2021-2022 Season With World Premiere of DREAMING ZENZILE Photo The Rep to Kick Off 2021-2022 Season With World Premiere of DREAMING ZENZILE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021

 The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is set to launch its electrifying 2021-22 live theatre season with the world premiere production of Dreaming Zenzile, Based on the life of Miriam Makeba, written and performed by Grammy-nominated international music sensation Somi Kakoma.

Art House Productions Announces Cocktails Under The Stars Fundraiser Photo Art House Productions Announces Cocktails Under The Stars Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

Cocktails Under the Stars will feature cocktails, wine & beer, hors d'oeuvres, a 50/50 raffle, and special performances from the NJCU Junior Board.

National Tour of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to Relaunch at the Guthrie Theatre Photo National Tour of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to Relaunch at the Guthrie Theatre This September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021

The national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me, Heidi Schreck’s Tony Award-nominated Pulitzer Prize finalist play, directed by Oliver Butler, will relaunch this fall at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on September 30, 2021, starring Cassie Beck in the leading role.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at TAFFETA: A SHORT FILM! Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at TAFFETA: A SHORT FILM!
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2021

Based upon Roger Q. Mason’s Kilroys Listed play Lavender Men, this short film is a searing portrait of body dysmorphia, food addiction, and queer loneliness in the age of digital intimacy. 

The Rep to Kick Off 2021-2022 Season With World Premiere Of  DREAMING ZENZILE, Based  Photo The Rep to Kick Off 2021-2022 Season With World Premiere Of DREAMING ZENZILE, Based On The Life Of Miriam Makeba
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

​​​​​​​The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) will launch its electrifying 2021-22 live theatre season with the world premiere production of Dreaming Zenzile, Based on the life of Miriam Makeba, written and performed by Grammy-nominated international music sensation Somi Kakoma.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2021/22 & 2022/23 Seasons Featuring ON SUGARLAND  Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2021/22 & 2022/23 Seasons Featuring ON SUGARLAND World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season. The 2021/22 season begins this summer with Semblance by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White.

André De Shields, Hamish Linklater & More to Star in VOLPONE Benefit Reading Present Photo André De Shields, Hamish Linklater & More to Star in VOLPONE Benefit Reading Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced a very special benefit reading of  Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, Volpone, or The Fox directed by Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s Founder and Artistic Director. First produced by Red Bull Theater in 2012, this new version will feature emendations & elaborations by director Berger and playwright Jeffrey Hatcher.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Announces 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Seasons Photo Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Announces 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Seasons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

BARD AT THE GATE will return for an additional two seasons starting this fall when Paula Vogel's virtual start-up partners with McCarter Theatre Center. Plays by Zakiyyah Alexander (HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN), Jose Rivera (SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY) and Christina Anderson (GOOD GOODS) will be featured during the 2021-22 season.

Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May Photo Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021

For 24 years, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) has offered a spring festival of performances, workshops, and readings throughout the state. This year's festival has been held primarily online, due to the ongoing pandemic.

Psalmayene 24 Reimagines Will Power's Seminal Hip-Hop Theatre Work FLOW For A New Ge Photo Psalmayene 24 Reimagines Will Power's Seminal Hip-Hop Theatre Work FLOW For A New Generation
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2021

Studio Theatre Artist in Residence Psalmayene 24 directs a reimagined Flow by hip-hop theatre forebear Will Power, drawing inspiration from 90s hip-hop aesthetic and starring Justin Weaks, available to stream on studiotheatre.org from May 21 – June 13, 2021.

Princeton Public Library Teams with McCarter Theatre Center To Present Mental Health  Photo Princeton Public Library Teams with McCarter Theatre Center To Present Mental Health Awareness Panel
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2021

The library is joining with McCarter Theatre Center to present “Mental Health 2021: Telling Our Stories, Coping with COVID, and How to Reach Out,” a virtual panel discussion, Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Virtual Premiere of THE NICETIES Starring Lisa Banes and Jordan Boatman to Stream in  Photo Virtual Premiere of THE NICETIES Starring Lisa Banes and Jordan Boatman to Stream in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the premiere of a special new adaptation of The Niceties written directly for the virtual stage by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Kimberly Senior, streaming on demand from Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, June 13 only in association with The Huntington.

McCarter Theatre Center Will Participate in HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVER STORIES on May  Photo McCarter Theatre Center Will Participate in HEALING VOICES: CAREGIVER STORIES on May 7
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center announced today it will participate in “Healing Voices: Caregiver Stories” a program of the New Jersey Theater Alliance.  

2021 APAP Award Nominees Announced Photo 2021 APAP Award Nominees Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals announced the nominees for its APAP Awards. APAP will recognize the nominees and announce the final award recipients at The APAP Honors, as well as celebrate the recipients of the Annual NAPAMA Awards and Halsey & Alice North Award for APAP Board Alumni.

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