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(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater at Princeton University will present August Strindberg’s A Dream Play in a new version by Caryl Churchill and directed by senior Catherine Andre, on March 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11 at 8:00pm. This darkly comedic adaptation follows Agnes, the daughter of the gods, as she journeys through human life in all its pain and beauty, searching for the hope of redemption. ... READ ON

(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking play “A Raisin in the Sun” is next up in the Algonquin’s Broadway Series with performances February 24-26. Set on Chicago's South Side, the play revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena.... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Directed by Tony® Award nominee Hunter Foster and with music direction by James Barry, the 8-member ensemble will feature James Barry as Carl Perkins, James Loughlin as Sam Phillips, Scott Moreau as Johnny Cash, Jake Rowley as Elvis Presley, David Sonneborn as Fluke, Bligh Voth as Dyanne, Sam Weber as Brother Jay, and Nat Zegree as Jerry Lee Lewis. J.P. Morgan is the Major Sponsor of Million Dollar Quartet. Performances run March 29 through April 23.... READ ON

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 – or, in this case, a house. ”For Sale!” is the name of the play, and it’s a site-specific theatrical experience happening at 445 Mechanic Street in Camden, New Jersey. ... READ ON

(WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ) -- The Grand Theatre and the Road Company present the madcap comedy, The 39 Steps from March 16 – March 26, 2017 in Williamstown. This gut-busting comedy is based on an Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name. Richard Hannay just found out classified information by a woman who just died in his own home. Now, our very confused protagonist is running from a strange organization, which leads him on a wild ride, to say the least.... READ ON

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) presents Menopause The Musical® on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:00pm. The production is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived “The Change.” Tickets range from $29 to $69.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY) -- HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan, an award-winning and acclaimed solo-show that portrays life in India’s Red light District, is the next play in the Borderless series at Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC). Starring Dipti Mehta, there will be one performance on Sunday, February 26 at 4:00pm at Merseles Studios. A talk-back with the audience will follow the performance.... READ ON

Anyone showing up to a theater with a ticket is coming to hear a story be told. Anyone attending “Box of Stories” at The Growing Stage is going to see a play about storytelling. Yes, it’s kind of meta. But this new children’s show, making its world premiere in Netcong through February 19, is all about the importance of the art of storytelling, the practice that defines theater and the impact it has on society.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) — George Street Playhouse promotes American Son as a story ripped from today’s headlines. The play, by Christopher Demos-Brown, is a chilling look at a family’s nightmare — a situation involving their son, an abandoned car, and the police — and how the world sees an 18 year old black man.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton University’s Council of the Humanities and Lewis Center for the Arts present "Born Traveling: Dacia Maraini in a Belknap Global Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri and Alessandro Giammei." The event will feature a reading by award-winning writer and activist Dacia Maraini in Italian with English supertitles followed by a conversation in English with faculty members Alessandro Giammei and Jhumpa Lahiri. The reading and conversation will take place at 4:30pm on Wednesday, February 22 in McCormick Hall Room 101 on the Princeton University campus. This event is free and open to the public; a reception will follow.... READ ON

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