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BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Reaches Perfection Photo BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Reaches Perfection
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its successful 57th season with a timeless jewel. William Shakespeare's beloved masterpiece, 'Romeo and Juliet' is now on the Madison stage through November 17. Directed by Ian Belknap, the show features a gifted cast.

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 57th season, entitled Incredible Journeys, with William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Ian Belknap, Artistic Director of New York's prestigious The Acting Company, this tragedy of heartbreaking beauty speaks to every person of every era. Patrons can purchase tickets at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Box Office located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. Performances begin on October 16th.

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents ROMEO AND JULIET Photo The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 57th season, entitled Incredible Journeys, with William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Ian Belknap, Artistic Director of New York's prestigious The Acting Company, this tragedy of heartbreaking beauty speaks to every person of every era. Patrons can purchase tickets at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Box Office located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. Performances begin on October 16th.

SLOW FOOD at Dorset Theatre Festival is a Funny and Sweet Finish to DTF's 2019 Season Photo SLOW FOOD at Dorset Theatre Festival is a Funny and Sweet Finish to DTF's 2019 Season.
by Stacy Raphael - Aug 25, 2019

In Slow Food by playwright Wendy MacLeod, New York empty-nesters Irene and Peter head to Palm Springs to celebrate their anniversary. They are envisioning a carefree trip full of rest and relaxation but instead, they get stuck with a cargo van as their rental car, a nonfunctioning hot tub at their hotel, and Stephen, a waiter at the only restaurant that seems to be open late on a Sunday evening. While vans and hot tubs are minor hiccups on their anniversary trip, Stephen proves to be a formidable obstacle to their marital bliss when it becomes clear that their food will not be coming anytime soon.

‚ÄúFrasier‚ÄĚ Alums Reunite In Dorset Theatre Festival's SLOW FOOD Photo ‚ÄúFrasier‚ÄĚ Alums Reunite In Dorset Theatre Festival's SLOW FOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker, will begin performances of Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod, the final production of the 42nd Season, on August 22. 

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Casts of SLOW FOOD and PRIVATE LIVES; Peri Gilpin,  Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Casts of SLOW FOOD and PRIVATE LIVES; Peri Gilpin, Dan Butler & More
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Dorset Theatre Festival will open the 42nd Season on June 20 with a revival of Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES directed by Evan Yionoulis. Casting has also been announced for Wendy MacLeod's SLOW FOOD, the Festival's season closer. Peri Gilpin and Dan Butler, who played Roz Doyle and Bob "Bulldog" Briscoe on the NBC sitcom "Frasier," will star alongside Broadway veteran Greg Stuhr in this new comedy directed by Jackson Gay.

Photo Coverage: Tyne Daly, Tim Daly & More Celebrate Opening Night of Primary Satges' Photo Photo Coverage: Tyne Daly, Tim Daly & More Celebrate Opening Night of Primary Satges' DOWNSTAIRS
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 19, 2018

Primary Stages presents Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Bernhardt/Hamlet, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against). Performances began at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY, 10014) on November 7, 2018, opened last night, November 18, and runs through December 22, 2018. The cast includes Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy, "Cagney and Lacey") as "Irene," Emmy Award nominee Tim Daly ("Wings," "Madam Secretary") as "Teddy," and John Procaccino (Our Lady of 121st Street, Our Mother's Brief Affair) as "Gerry."

BWW Review: IF I FORGET at Studio Theatre - Truly an Unforgettable Theatrical Event Photo BWW Review: IF I FORGET at Studio Theatre - Truly an Unforgettable Theatrical Event
by Charles Shubow - Oct 4, 2018

When I read that Studio Theatre would be presenting playwright Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET I was very excited. Why? Levenson won a Tony Award for his great book for hit musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Then I read the play won the Drama Desk Award for Best Off-Broadway play at the Roundabout Theatre in New York (see their informative study guide). Then when I saw what the play was about I really got excited.

BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Del Photo BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Delights with Humor and Verve
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 20, 2018

There are some stirring and strange goings-on at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. The company's outstanding production of Noel Coward's madcap comedy, Blithe Spirit is now on stage through September 2.

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents BLITHE SPIRIT Photo Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, Blithe Spirit. Veteran company member Victoria Mack, who was last seen on the Main Stage in this season's Tartuffe, will make her STNJ directing debut. Company favorites Brent Harris, Tina Stafford, Ames Adamson, and Susan Maris will be joined by Kate MacCluggage of The 39 Steps fame in this delightful British comedy by Noel Coward. Performances begin August 15. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org.

Primary Stages Announces Casting For FINAL FOLLIES And DOWNSTAIRS Photo Primary Stages Announces Casting For FINAL FOLLIES And DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce complete casting today for the first two productions of their 2018/19 season: Final Follies, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies), and Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against). All performances will take place at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY, 10014).

The Shakespeare Theatre's Season of Comic Relief Continues With BLITHE SPIRIT Photo The Shakespeare Theatre's Season of Comic Relief Continues With BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, Blithe Spirit. Veteran company member Victoria Mack, who was last seen on the Main Stage in this season's Tartuffe, will make her STNJ directing debut. Company favorites Brent Harris, Tina Stafford, Ames Adamson, and Susan Maris will be joined by Kate MacCluggage of The 39 Steps fame in this delightful British comedy by Noel Coward. Performances begin August 15. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org.

BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival Photo BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival
by Stacy Raphael - Jul 23, 2018

BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival receive a standing ovation

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents SKELETON CREW By Dominque Morisseau Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Presents SKELETON CREW By Dominque Morisseau
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, presents Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW, directed by Jade King Carroll, with a case that includes Brenda Pressley (The Lyons) as "Faye," Leland Fowler (Henry V) as "Dez," Mirirai Sithole (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play) as "Shanita," and Gabriel Lawrence ("Madam Secretary") as "Reggie."

BWW Review: CRY IT OUT at Dorset Theatre Festival is NOT TO BE MISSED! Photo BWW Review: CRY IT OUT at Dorset Theatre Festival is NOT TO BE MISSED!
by Stacy Raphael - Jun 22, 2018

CRY IT OUT: A laugh-till-you-cry comedy for anyone who's ever known a baby. Jessie can't find any Mom Friends in her new Long Island neighborhood until she and larger-than-life Lina start sneaking out for coffee between their duplexes during nap times. When a wealthy neighbor comes down from the hill overlooking their hangout, the sleep-deprived comedy of new parenthood shows a different side of itself. CRY IT OUT is an honestly absurd look at the dilemma of returning to work after childbirth and how class impacts parenthood and friendship.

BWW Review: ANNE OF GREEN GABLES at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: ANNE OF GREEN GABLES at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
by Stacy Raphael - Jun 18, 2018

Anne of Green Gables opens Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's 81st season, featuring the eight members of the Young Company on the Second Stage at Walker Farm. Now through June 30.

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents CRY IT OUT Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Presents CRY IT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, opens the 41st Season with CRY IT OUT, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Marc Masterson.

BWW Review:  CROSS THAT RIVER at 59E59 Theaters is Enthralling Storytelling with Supe Photo BWW Review: CROSS THAT RIVER at 59E59 Theaters is Enthralling Storytelling with Superb Music
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 9, 2017

An exhilarating production, Cross That River, is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through December 31st. The show has a riveting story along with a fabulous score and the finest musical accompaniment. It features direction by Regge Life, composition by Allan Harris, with a book by Allan and Pat Harris.

BWW Review: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at STNJ is an Enthralling Season Opener
by Marina Kennedy - May 22, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) opens its 2017 season with a stunning production of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, a show that has not been performed by the company in 17 years. Directed by Robert Cuccioli, the excellent staging and stellar cast makes this 16th century dark comedy enthralling.

The Shakespeare Theatre Launches Its 2017 Season with THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. Acclaimed company member Robert Cuccioli returns to direct. Performances begin on May 17 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org.

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