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(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theatre in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is producing the New Jersey premiere of Gina Gionfriddo’s “Rapture, Blister, Burn.” This smart new comedy, a 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist, recently played Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. “Rapture, Blister, Burn” plays April 16 through May 3, 2015, with talkbacks following the April 19 and April 26 matinees.... READ ON

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) has announced the 2015 Conversation Series, presented by Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content. The Conversation Series takes audiences inside the creative process, featuring immersive discussions with leading voices in film and other creative storytelling mediums. 2015 marks the second year of collaboration between Audible and the MFF, with the organizations partnering to host the Audible Listening Lounge, the festival’s home for conversations, special events, and unique community programs.

On Saturday, May 2nd, Richard Gere, producer and star of Oren Moverman’s Time Out Of Mind, joins Stephen Colbert at the historic Wellmont Theater for a discussion about this very special film and the passion that informs his work. 

May 9th, Academy Award® winning director Jonathan Demme joins AMC Networks Executive Vice President of Original Programming Joel Stillerman for an intimate discussion of Demme’s wide-ranging filmmaking career.

The Conversation Series also features discussions with two-time Academy Award® winning director Barbara Kopple (Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation), Emmy-winning MacArthur Fellow Stanley Nelson (The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of the Revolution), producer/ director Abigail Disney (The Armor Of Light), documentary producer John Battsek (Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead, Listen To Me Marlon), actor Patrick Wilson, journalist and producer Jonathan Alter, and many more.

The series will also focus on creative storytelling, including a live recording of Michael Ian Black’s interview with Bobcat Goldthwait (Call Me Lucky) for his Audible original audio series How To Be Amazing; a live recording of David Crabb’s Stories in Session, Audible’s new storytelling series; and Meant To Be Spoken, a panel that explores the process behind creating original content for audio featuring author John Scalzi (Old Man’s War), actress and audio narrator Barbara Rosenblat (Orange is the New Black), and Audible producer Kat Lambrix.

Tickets for all Montclair Film Festival films go on sale on Wednesday, April 8th for Members and Sponsors, with public sales beginning Monday April 13th. The full 2015 MFF program will be announced on Thursday, April 2nd. Tickets for all events are available by visitingwww.montclairfilmfest.org. The 2015 Montclair Film Festival takes place May 1-10, in Montclair, NJ.

 

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) has announced the 2015 Conversation Series, presented by Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content. The Conversation Series takes audiences inside the creative process, featuring immersive discussions with leading voices in film and other creative storytelling mediums. 2015 marks the second year of collaboration between Audible and the MFF, with the organizations partnering to host the Audible Listening Lounge, the festival’s home for conversations, special events, and unique community programs.... READ ON



(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the World Premiere of The Realization of Emily Linder by Richard Strand, author of the Civil War drama Butler.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Jamie (Tobias Segal) enjoys a quiet life in his small Pennsylvania town, fixing up his grandfather’s old lake house and pining after Mary (Kristen Bush), his troubled coworker. When his brother (Nathan Darrow) comes back to town with a new girlfriend (Mahira Kakkar), Jamie’s peaceful world is thrown into disorder. What follows is a tender and heartfelt tale about regret, lost loves, and the murky depths that lie beneath still waters.... READ ON

(New Brunswick, NJ) – Gabi Goes Green!, a new musical from George Street Playhouse’s Educational Touring Theatre, will make its public debut during a Spotlight on Environmental Education conference taking place at the New Brunswick theatre on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The event, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., will also feature experts on climate and the environment from Rutgers University, New Jersey Future and Sustainable Jersey for Schools.... READ ON

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- State Theatre presents Will Downing, the "Prince of Sophisticated Soul," on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7pm. This show will include some of Downing... READ ON

(Newton, NJ) -- The John Pizzarelli quartet will perform at the Newton Theatre on Friday, June 19th at 8:00 pm. The son of famed jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli has cultivated a winning international career by singing classic standards and late-night ballads, and by playing sublime, inventive guitar. John is known for his sophisticated style encompassing classic pop, jazz and swing, while setting the standard for stylish modern jazz.... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) The internationally acclaimed, multi-platinum selling Boy George and Culture Club have announced its first North American tour in 14 years with all four original members. The iconic foursome, Boy George (lead vocals), Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion), will perform all of their greatest hits plus new songs from its forthcoming fall release, “Tribes.” They... READ ON







Nimbus Dance Works will take the stage with three performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Fishman Space at the Fisher Building on Friday, May 8 at 8 PM and Saturday May 9 at 2 and 8 PM. Marking 10 years of producing its own brand of impactful dance, Nimbus will present the world premieres of two works at BAM. The company premieres Patch of Turf by Nimbus Artistic Director Samuel Pott, a work with original music composed by Qasim Naqvi of Dawn of Midi performed live by Brooklyn’s NOW Ensemble. ... READ ON

(UNION, NJ) -- New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE) continues its 45th anniversary celebration with this year’s spring repertory performance, “i Balli di Primavera!” The acclaimed pre-professional company will perform three world premieres by renowned choreographers Elizabeth Roxas, Kate Skarpetowska, and Nancy Turano, now in her 20th season as NJDTE Artistic Director. The production features 65 talented young dancers ages 7 through 18 from across New Jersey. ... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- American Repertory Ballet will present Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s full-length Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev’s score, on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30pm at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ.... READ ON

(Morristown, NJ) - Entertainer Wayne Brady, host of TV... READ ON

(CAMDEN, NJ) -- South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey presents "It’s OK to Laugh!" a one night stand-up comedy fundraising event staring comedians Joe Conklin and Steve Trevelise and is hosted by Ray Croce Sr. Five additional comedians round out the event including Seamus Millar, Rachel Fogletto, Alisa Stein, Darryl Charels and Cecily Alexandria.... READ ON

(New York, NY) – Comedy Dynamics is excited to announce its partnership with Bill Hicks’ estate and will re-release his entire catalog of stand-up comedy albums and specials beginning April 28; putting the iconic comedian’s entire catalog of work in print for the first time in over a decade.... READ ON







The 2015 Trenton International Film Festival will take place April 9-11 with all films shown at Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 East Front Street in Trenton. Admission $8 per film or $25 for pass to all films. Here is a look at the films being presented. ... READ ON

(Princeton, NJ) -- Nassau Film Festival (NFF) is now accepting submissions for Short Films (20 minutes or less). The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 30. NFF welcomes both student and non-student filmmakers. Nassau Film Festival is presented under the auspices of Libelula Productions. ... READ ON

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) has announced that filmmaker Sam Green and critically acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo will perform The Love Song Of R. Buckminster Fuller live at the 2015 Montclair Film Festival on Thurday, May 7th, at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ. Tickets are $35 for the main floor and loge, $25 for the balcony, with special pricing for MFF Members, and are available online now at www.montclairfilmfest.org... READ ON

(Englewood, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents I&I: A New Series of Paintings from artist Steve Cavallo. The Exhibition is in residence at The Intermezzo Gallery on the 2nd floor of the bergenPAC from April 2-29, 2015. The gallery is open to the general public during box office hours Mon-Fri 11AM – 4PM Saturday 12PM to 4PM. A ‘Meet The Artist’ reception will take place Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 6-8PM.... READ ON

(Belmar, NJ) -- The Belmar Arts Council, Belmar Tourism and the Belmar Business Partnership will be presenting ArtWalk 2015 on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm (Rain or Shine) in Belmar... READ ON

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The Life & Times Of Vini Lopez will be presented at the Where Music Lives Exhibit and Performance Center in Asbury Park from March 27 through June 14. The exhbit takes a look back at the career of the legendary Jersey Shore drummer who was part of many influential bands, including the E Street Band, through photography, videos, and memorabilia.... READ ON


EVENT CALENDAR
Monday, Mar 30, 2015

The Saint @ 7:30pm
Asbury Park

The Music Box @ Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa @ 9:00pm
Atlantic City


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