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Classic Tragedies ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Saint Joan’ Spill Fresh Blood at McCarter Theatre

Classic Tragedies ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Saint Joan’ Spill Fresh Blood at McCarter Theatre

January 11, 2017—That which was once old always becomes new again. This is particularly true of the classic plays “Hamlet” and “Saint Joan,” staged by Bedlam theatre company at McCarter Theatre. [...]

“The Bodyguard” at Paper Mill Playhouse

“The Bodyguard” at Paper Mill Playhouse

December 22, 2016—Whitney Houston’s smash hit single “I Will Always Love You” was everywhere in the nineties. It was the musical centerpiece of the 1992 Oscar-nominated romantic thriller “The Bodyguard,” starring Houston [...]

Brimming with Gospel and African Dance, “Black Nativity” Lights Up Crossroads Theatre

Brimming with Gospel and African Dance, “Black Nativity” Lights Up Crossroads Theatre

December 08, 2016—Get ready for a Christmas filled with music and poetry. Langston Hughes' groundbreaking show "Black Nativity" makes its holiday run at Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick. [...]

East Lynne Theater Company Regales with “Yuletide Tales”

East Lynne Theater Company Regales with “Yuletide Tales”

December 06, 2016—In Cape May, "Yuletide Tales," ELTC's annual holiday show, has become a tradition. For more than a decade, the group's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, has presented this unique one-person [...]

“Daddy Long Legs” Strides on to George Street Playhouse’s Stage

“Daddy Long Legs” Strides on to George Street Playhouse’s Stage

November 29, 2016—There is something beautiful about the art of letter writing. It brings back a time when people put more thought into every word – when someone could fall in [...]

Two River’s “The Lion in Winter” Offers a Historical Reflection of 2016 Themes

Two River’s “The Lion in Winter” Offers a Historical Reflection of 2016 Themes

November 15, 2016—The Lion In Winter, the classic play about the intersection of political gamesmanship and family drama in 1183, plays through December 4 at Two River Theater in Red Bank. [...]

When it Comes to Halloween Fun for the Whole Family, Frankenstein Rocks!

When it Comes to Halloween Fun for the Whole Family, Frankenstein Rocks!

October 18, 2016—An original, family friendly musical production, "Frankenstein Rocks" is a hauntingly hilarious Halloween treat, with the perfect blend of mystery and comedy to thrill you to the bone! [...]

Shakespearian Treasure: Drew University Hosts Nearly 400-Year-Old First Folio of Playwright’s Collected Works

Shakespearian Treasure: Drew University Hosts Nearly 400-Year-Old First Folio of Playwright’s Collected Works

October 04, 2016—The mother of all literary artifacts is coming to Drew University. The first printing of the entirety of William Shakespeare’s plays, known as the First Folio, will be on [...]

“Peter and the Starcatcher” at The Growing Stage

“Peter and the Starcatcher” at The Growing Stage

September 29, 2016—On October 7th, The Growing Stage – The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 35th season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit “Peter and the Starcatcher.” It [...]

Eagle Theatre Premieres “The King of East Jabip”

Eagle Theatre Premieres “The King of East Jabip”

September 23, 2016—The Eagle Theatre's world premiere of "The King of East Jabip" focuses on the trials and tribulations of aging, losing state of mind and handling life's obstacles. [...]