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Surflight Theatre to Present Outdoor Shows in 'Big Top' This Summer Photo Surflight Theatre to Present Outdoor Shows in 'Big Top' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

NJArts.net has reported that Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre will be presenting live shows this summer in an open-air tent the theater is calling the a?oeBig Top'. They will be presenting Cabaret July 10-Aug. 2, followed by Mamma Mia! Aug. 4-30.

Feinstein's/54 Below Will Present STARBORN: A DISCO ODYSSEY Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Will Present STARBORN: A DISCO ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present 'Starborn: A Disco Odyssey' on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 at 9:30 PM.

Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre Presents Original Musical TIS THE SEASON Photo Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre Presents Original Musical TIS THE SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner, is ending its highly successful 70th anniversary season with the original musical Tis the Season. With book by Surflight favorite Andrew Foote, concept by Gail Anderson, Musical Arrangements by Steve Steiner and Direction and Choreography by Paula Hammons Sloan this toe tapping tuneful musical of joy, belief and traditions is wowing audiences through December 15th. With fantastic dancing, terrific music, a story of love, laughter, finding the joy and believing, you will leave the theatre uplifted and ready for the Holiday Season.

BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT Returns To The Green Room 42 Photo BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT Returns To The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT returns for its third annual all-new celebration of songs from musicals with Supernatural, Horror and Sci-Fi themes. This special concert event will be held on Monday, October 28th at The Green Room 42, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Created and hosted by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, sixteen of New York's finest performers will pay homage to Broadway and Off-Broadway's most original, intriguing and terrifying characters.

Full Cast Announced for Andrea McCardle Led BOYNTON BEACH CLUB Photo Full Cast Announced for Andrea McCardle Led BOYNTON BEACH CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Boynton Beach Club is a poignant musical comedy about people's amazing capacity to rebound and fall in love again at any age.

Surflight Announces BOYNTON BEACH CLUB Starring Andrea McArdle Photo Surflight Announces BOYNTON BEACH CLUB Starring Andrea McArdle
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

BOYNTON BEACH CLUB is a poignant musical comedy about people's amazing capacity to rebound and fall in love again at any age. It's the story of Baby Boomers living in South Florida, whose lives intersect at a local bereavement group where they go to find emotional support after the loss of a loved one. However, they soon find themselves back in the "dating game" again after decades of married life, only to discover that all the rules have changed! Those who think that new love and romance end well before retirement age are in for a reality check.

Surflight Opens Season with HOLIDAY INN Photo Surflight Opens Season with HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner, is back for its 70th show stopping season. The theatre's mainstage season opener is Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, a song and dance spectacular based on the classic Bing Crosby/Fred Astaire film of the same name that features even more toe tapping tunes by one of America's most prolific songwriters.

BWW Review: BRIGHT STAR at Beach Haven's Surflight Theater Photo BWW Review: BRIGHT STAR at Beach Haven's Surflight Theater
by Pati Buehler - Sep 2, 2018

One person's corn is another person's bounty in this country tale that transports and transforms its audience in a heart tugging tale.

Surflight Mounts Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Photo Surflight Mounts Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Surflight Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner, presents Bright Star for its NEW JERSEY PREMIER! Featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Set in the American South of the 1920s and '40s.,BRIGHT STAR won the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music. It also received five 2016 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Lead Actress in a Musical, and Best Orchestrations.

Three Theatres Join NJ Theatre Alliance Photo Three Theatres Join NJ Theatre Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

New Jersey Theatre Alliance ("the Alliance") announced that Surflight Theatre of Beach Haven, Art House Productions of Jersey City, and Speranza Theatre Company of Jersey City have joined the other 31 professional, producing theatres of New Jersey as members of the Alliance. Founded in 1981, the Alliance was the first statewide service organization for professional, not-for-profit theatre companies in the United States, and is a leader in developing model programs that unite, promote, strengthen, and cultivate professional theatre in New Jersey.

Surflight Theatre Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Photo Surflight Theatre Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Surflight Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner, presents the second mainstage production of their second summer season with Jesus Christ Superstar. A Rock Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot.

Gershwin's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Will Kick Off Surflight's 2018 Summer Season Photo Gershwin's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Will Kick Off Surflight's 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Surflight Theatre, after a thrilling return from bankruptcy in 2017, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner, presents their first Mainstage production of 2018 with Nice Work If You Can Get It. A hilarious new screwball comedy, Nice Work pokes fun at the Prohibition era in a clash of elegant socialites and boorish bootleggers. This show is set to the glorious songs of George and Ira Gershwin including "Fascinating Rhythm", "Someone to Watch Over Me", and of course the title track "Nice Work If You Can Get It." The musical is sure to thrill the Long Beach Island audiences with its unforgettable score, lyrics, and vibrant dancing.

BWW Review:  NEWSIES at Surflight Shines with a Fine Cast and Great Numbers Photo BWW Review: NEWSIES at Surflight Shines with a Fine Cast and Great Numbers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

'Ain't it a fine life, Carrying The Banner!' Disney's Newsies is the second show this season of the newly reopened Surflight Theatre located in Beach Haven, New Jersey.

Surflight Theatre to Reopen in Beach Haven for 68th Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The beloved Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour in Beach Haven, N.J. will celebrate a grand reopening on June 23, ushering in the community theatre's 68th year.

BWW Interview: “ People Behind the Curtain”- Steve Steiner of SURFLIGHT THEATRE
by Pati Buehler - Jun 18, 2017

Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, professional theatre is returning to Beach Haven and the community and tourists couldn't be happier!

Surflight Theatre to Reopen in Beach Haven for 68th Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The beloved Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour in Beach Haven, N.J. will celebrate a grand reopening on June 23, ushering in the theatre's 68th year. The Surflight Theatre and its five- building compound are under new ownership by Al Parinello Entertainment LLC, a New Jersey business owned by Garden State native and Old Tappan resident, Al Parinello, who has deep experience in the entertainment and radio space.

FOOTLOOSE Opens This Summer at Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Surflight Theatre under the leadership of  Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner and under the new ownership of Al Parinello (Producer The People in the Picture, The Fantasticks) will be reopening officially after a 2 year closure and bankruptcy liquidation on June 23rd with the musical sensation Footloose based on the 1980's blockbuster movie of the same name. With mega hits like Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise , Let's Hear it for the Boy and of course the title track Footloose, the musical is sure to thrill the Long Beach Island audiences with its unforgettable score, vibrant dancing and  poignant story of youth, rebellion and family. 

Surflight Theatre to Reopen in Beach Haven for 68th Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The beloved Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour in Beach Haven, N.J. will celebrate a grand reopening on June 23, ushering in the community theatre's 68th year.

Beach Haven Elementary School Contributes to Re-Opening of Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Elementary school children of Beach Haven School, a grade school of under 100 students, were deeply saddened in January 2015 when the sitting Board of Surflight Theatre announced they could no longer keep the theatre open and they were filing for liquidation.

BWW Review: Bristol's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - A Leap of Faith That Works
by Pati Buehler - Mar 31, 2017

Director Keith Baker who celebrates his 30 years as Bristol's Artistic Director pushes the envelope without going over the top for Bristol's Jesus Christ Superstar.

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