Archive for 'Theater'

Shining (another) Spotlight on Norm Lewis

Shining (another) Spotlight on Norm Lewis

June 13, 2017—"Hello, I'm Norm Lewis and I'm an actor in musical theatre." From “The Phantom of the Opera” to “Porgy and Bess” and “Disney's The Little Mermaid” to “Sweeney Todd,” [...]

“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 [...]

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Classic “Carousel”at Algonquin Arts

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Classic “Carousel”at Algonquin Arts

May 18, 2017—A classic musical by the sea. Algonquin Arts Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel" through May 21. [...]

Paper Mill Playhouse Presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of “Charlotte’s Web”

Paper Mill Playhouse Presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of “Charlotte’s Web”

April 25, 2017—"Charlotte's Web" is one of the many performances that Paper Mill puts on every year that are designed for families with children who have autism and other special needs. [...]

“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 [...]

“For Sale!” at Camden Repertory Theater

“For Sale!” at Camden Repertory Theater

February 16, 2017—This year marks the 10th anniversary of Camden Repertory Theater, and to celebrate, founder Desi P. Shelton has brought one of her signature plays back to the stage – [...]

“Box of Stories” Teaches How to Tell the Greatest Stories Ever, and Yet To Be Told

“Box of Stories” Teaches How to Tell the Greatest Stories Ever, and Yet To Be Told

February 14, 2017—Making its world premiere in Netcong, this family-friendly show focuses on the importance of the art of storytelling, the practice that defines theater and the impact it has on [...]

George Street Playhouse Debuts “American Son”

George Street Playhouse Debuts “American Son”

February 10, 2017—An important new play, Christopher Demos-Brown's "American Son" is ripped from the headlines. In this month's video, Jesse and Dave are in New Brunswick to find out more about [...]

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 [...]