Women's Theater Company to Composer Hop in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALSWomen's Theater Company to Composer Hop in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

The Women's Theater Company, a professional theater company in Parsippany, NJ, presents Musical of Musicals (The Musical), written by Joann Bogart and Eric Rockwell  (more...)

ASSASSINS Opening Soon in CranfordASSASSINS Opening Soon in Cranford
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

Assassins Opens in 2 WeeksAssassins Opens in 2 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

Assassins Opens in 2 WeeksAssassins Opens in 2 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

ASSASSINS Opening Soon in CranfordASSASSINS Opening Soon in Cranford
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ASSASSINS at The Cranford Dramatic Club TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at ASSASSINS at The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford, NJ, presents Stephen Sondheim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in character and in action below! (more...)

ASSASSINS Opening Soon in CranfordASSASSINS Opening Soon in Cranford
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

Assassins Opens in 2 WeeksAssassins Opens in 2 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

ASSASSINS Opening Soon in CranfordASSASSINS Opening Soon in Cranford
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre in Cranford NJ is proud to present Stephen Sondehim's haunting and topical musical ASSASSINS as its opening show of the 2016-2017 season. A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, ASSASSINS combines Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Bring Devilish Delight to MCCC's Kelsey TheatreTHE ADDAMS FAMILY to Bring Devilish Delight to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

 A generation ago, they were the quirkiest, hippest family on television. Today, they are the stars of a Broadway musical that's coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre in February. “The Addams Family,” in all its devilish and delightful absurdity, is presented by Playful Theatre Productions Todays, Feb. 26 and March 4 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 27 and March 5 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 28 and March 6 at 2 p.m. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Bring Devilish Delight to MCCC's Kelsey TheatreTHE ADDAMS FAMILY to Bring Devilish Delight to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

 A generation ago, they were the quirkiest, hippest family on television. Today, they are the stars of a Broadway musical that's coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre in February. “The Addams Family,” in all its devilish and delightful absurdity, is presented by Playful Theatre Productions Fridays, Feb. 26 and March 4 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 27 and March 5 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 28 and March 6 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, Beginning 4/19Kelsey Theatre Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, Beginning 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

Playful Theatre Productions presents the hit family comedy "Legally Blonde - the Musical" at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre. Dates and times are Fridays, April 19 and 26 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on April 19. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Maurer Productions Presents AVENUE Q at Kelsey Theatre, 3/1-10Maurer Productions Presents AVENUE Q at Kelsey Theatre, 3/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

The award-winning theater company Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) will present the irreverent and hilarious adult musical comedy "Avenue Q" at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre. Dates and times are Fridays, March 1 and 8 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, March 2 and 9 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, March 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on March 1. (more...)

Old Library Theatre Presents BROADWAY THEN & NOW: A CONCERT Tonight, 6/23Old Library Theatre Presents BROADWAY THEN & NOW: A CONCERT Tonight, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theatre company, Old Library Theatre (OLT), presents Broadway Then & Now: A Concert, celebrating more than one hundred years of Broadway music. Under the direction of Craig M. Tiede and musical direction of Anthony Bevilacqua, 'Broadway Then & Now' will be performed at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center in Fair Lawn, NJ, tonight, June 23 at 8pm. (more...)

Old Library Theatre Announce BROADWAY THEN & NOW: A CONCERT for 6/23Old Library Theatre Announce BROADWAY THEN & NOW: A CONCERT for 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theatre company, Old Library Theatre (OLT), presents Broadway Then & Now: A Concert, celebrating more than one hundred years of Broadway music. Under the direction of Craig M. Tiede and musical direction of Anthony Bevilacqua, 'Broadway Then & Now' will be performed at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center in Fair Lawn, NJ, Saturday, June 23 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Old Library Theatre's FOOTLOOSEPhoto Flash: Old Library Theatre's FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

One of the most explosive movie musicals bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town where there is a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher. When the reverend's daughter sets her sights on Ren her boyfriend trys to sabatoge Ren's reputation. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. Set to the rocking rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind. (more...)


by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 14, 2011

Nutley Little Theatre's red barn, which is nestled in the heart of Nutley in North NJ, saw the theater company's humble beginnings as a parish-based arts ministry in 1934 and its first regular season plays directed by Robert Winternitz in 1934 to 1935. That same iconic red barn also serves as the performance venue in NLT's current season -- 76 seasons and counting -- that closes with William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee from June 10 to June 25. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Closes THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/20Kelsey Theatre Closes THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

It's New Jersey in the 1980s, and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is all the rage on the wedding circuit. That is until his fiancé leaves him at the altar. Cheng/Ferrara Productions presents the hit musical comedy, 'The Wedding Singer,' at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre Fridays Feb. 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 12 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Feb. 11. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Presents THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/11-20Kelsey Theatre Presents THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2011

It's New Jersey in the 1980s, and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is all the rage on the wedding circuit. That is until his fiancé leaves him at the altar. Cheng/Ferrara Productions presents the hit musical comedy, 'The Wedding Singer,' at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre Fridays Feb. 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 12 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Feb. 11. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Presents THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/11-20Kelsey Theatre Presents THE WEDDING SINGER, 2/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

It's New Jersey in the 1980s, and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is all the rage on the wedding circuit. That is until his fiancé leaves him at the altar. Cheng/Ferrara Productions presents the hit musical comedy, 'The Wedding Singer,' at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre Fridays Feb. 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 12 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Feb. 11. (more...)