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“All Is Calm” at Kean Stage

“All Is Calm” at Kean Stage

December 07, 2017—This year commemorates the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Though often referred to as The Forgotten War, most of us know that it [...]

Express Newark

Express Newark

November 30, 2017—The elegant old Hahne and Co. Department Store in Newark, shuttered for 30 years, is now home to a new experiment in the arts. Along with the first Whole [...]

The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse

The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse

October 12, 2017—Seven years in the making, “The Honeymooners” is kicking off Paper Mill Playhouse's new season and generating a lot of buzz. We recently spoke with Tony Award-winning director John [...]

ArtYard – a new contemporary art center in Frenchtown​

ArtYard – a new contemporary art center in Frenchtown​

September 28, 2017—ArtYard began in Frenchtown, NJ with a “hatch.” From a huge egg, people emerged in chicken costumes to the music of a jazz saxophonist, leading a parade from ArtYard’s future [...]

2017 New Jersey Uke Fest

2017 New Jersey Uke Fest

August 23, 2017—This Friday, the fifth annual New Jersey Uke Fest – that’s Uke as in Ukulele – begins at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center in Whippany. This weekend of concerts and [...]

Fairies Transform Trash in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Fairies Transform Trash in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

July 06, 2017—When the days are longest, the world can magically transform. In a new production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the fairies Moth, Cobweb, Mustardseed, Peaseblossom, Puck, Oberon and Titania [...]

“The Ballad of Little Jo” at Two River Theater

“The Ballad of Little Jo” at Two River Theater

June 12, 2017—It’s a musical about a woman on her own in the Old American West – disguised as a man named Jo. “The Ballad of Little Jo” opened Friday, June [...]

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

May 17, 2017—Joan Osborne is a multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy Award nominee. She shot to fame with her 1995 album “Relish,” featuring the hits songs “One of Us” [...]

American Repertory Ballet’s “Pride & Prejudice”

American Repertory Ballet’s “Pride & Prejudice”

April 18, 2017—We recently visited the rehearsal studios of American Repertory Ballet, where Artistic Director Douglas Martin was doing a complete run-through of his new ballet. Based on Jane Austen’s classic [...]

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

March 16, 2017—The New York Times has called Amy Beth Kirsten “wondrously eclectic.” The New Haven-based composer and librettist has a new work, “Quixote,” created with director Mark DeChiazza and the [...]