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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-19-17

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 05-19-17.

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Photos from "The Merchant of Venice" at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ

(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicked off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, a play not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. Shakespeare’s dark comedy and one of his most controversial tales, is a timely masterpiece that is eerily resonant of our world today. Performances run now through June 4. Acclaimed company member Robert Cuccioli directs the product...


Naughty By Nature Headlines Free Rhythm and Blues by the Brook Music Festival

(PLAINFIELD, NJ) -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all music fans to Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield for the annual Rhythm and Blues by the Brook free outdoor music festival to be held on Saturday, June 3 complete with a full afternoon of live music, children’s activities and much more. The event features performances by Naughty by Nature, Shady Street Show Band, Justina Val...

Kick Off The Summer With Eaglemania at Bergen Performing Arts Center

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) presents Eaglemania on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 8:00pm. EagleMania – the world’s greatest Eagles tribute band – has emerged as a major touring act throughout the East Coast as they perform the Eagles’ iconic combination of heartfelt ballads, rock anthems laden with guitar harmonies and unmistakable vocal harmonies. Tickets are ...

ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...5/18/17

"I stopped playing for six years and well, that didn't work out too well," said Jesse Colin Young, founder of the iconic 60's group The Youngbloods with a laugh. "I had some health issues, turns out I had Lyme Disease and I didn't know it and it was really a struggle. I was on thin ice there for a while and wasn't sure if I'd ever be strong enough to get back out t...

Jeff Crespi Rocks the Shore - May 18, 2017

This week Jeff provides photos from The Inversion Circus CD Release Show at The Brighton Bar....

Makin Waves with Toothgrinder, Little Steven, Lowlight, Levy & the Oaks, Control, Harry Filkin, The Grip Weeds and more

This week, Makin Waves chats with Asbury Park metal band Toothgrinder, reviews Little Steven’s long-awaited next solo CD, streams Lowlight, Levy & the Oaks, Control, and The Grip Weeds, and features briefs on the Elephants for Autism Music Festival, DJ Bryan Bruden, Cats on a Smooth Surface founder Harry Filkin, and singer-songwriter Jonn Sontag....


Unique public/private partnership brings new film on race to South Orange-Maplewood on May 30th

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- In a first-time collaboration, the South Orange/Maplewood School District and The Parenting Center have partnered with SOPAC, the MAC Scholars and the Community Coalition on Race to bring a new and important film to the community. Derek Burrow’s Before the Trees Was Strange will be shown, free of charge, on Tuesday evening, May 30th from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Columbia High S...


NJ Dance Theatre Ensemble Receives Investors Foundation Grant To Support Inkubate(R) Outdoor Performance Series

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE) has received a grant from The Investors Foundation to support this summer’s 2017 INKUBATE® Dance Festival, presented in collaboration with Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, NJ. ...

As Jersey City's Skyline Rises, the Arts Decline; Act Now to Support the Arts

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- In an email letter sent on May 18, Samuel Pott, Artistic Director for Nimbus Dance Works reached out to fans of the arts for help. His company is losing their studio space at the end of August. While that obviously weighs heavily on Sam's mind, the rise and affect of gentrification in Jersey City does too. Sam has had a front row seat to watch the arts help revitalize ma...

Roxey Ballet Presents We vs. C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- On June 4th, Roxey Ballet will partner with the YWCA Princeton Breast Cancer Resource Center, Grounds for Sculpture, Princeton Photography Club, D&R Greenway, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Foundation for a performance of We vs. C: Personal Stories of Triumph....

originally published: 2017-05-19 00:00:00

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mumford & Sons @ BB&T Pavilion, Camden - 7:30pm

* & Juliet @ New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch - 8:00pm

Ottmar Liebert @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

HIT HER WITH THE SKATES @ Hamilton Stage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 8:00pm

BobFest: War & Peace - The Music of Bob Dylan @ Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank - 8:00pm

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