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(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Clever Little Lies by Joe DiPietro is currently on stage at the Bickford Theatre (located in the Morris Museum). Performances run select dates from April 20 through May 7, 2017. In this comedy of sex, love and secrets, a mother always knows when something is wrong...... READ ON

(GLEN GARDNER, NJ) – Award-winning ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) presents the inspirational musical Hairspray. “You can’t stop the beat” when Perry Award winning choreographer Maria Mantak returns to work with the “nicest kids in town”. This big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance is not to be missed in this high energy SKIT production.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann has announced the lineup for the upcoming 2017-2018 Theater Series. The season will include Simpatico by Sam Shepard; A Night With Janis Joplin; Stones In His Pockets by Marie Jones; Crowns by Regina Taylor; and Turning off The Morning News by Christopher Durang.... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- The nonprofit Count Basie Theatre is participating in the OceanFirst Charity Challenge, a crowdsourcing fundraiser which will assist the Basie in raising money for its “Curtains Up For Kids” educational performance program for schools. The Challenge ends on May 16 at 1:59:59pm.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Summer Theater has announced its lineup for the 2017 season. Since its inception over forty years ago, Princeton Summer Theater (PST) has helped launch the careers of hundred of young artists while bringing high-quality, affordable theater to the greater Mercer County area. ... READ ON

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- On Friday, April 28 at noon, there will be an admission-free staged reading of the one-hour version of A Year in the Trenches, followed by a Q&A, in the Mancini Room at the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ. This new play, written by James Rana and developed with Gayle Stahlhuth, Artistic Director of East Lynne Theater Company in Cape May, was commissioned by the New Jersey Historical Commission and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. ... READ ON

(PITMAN, NJ) -- The legendary musical, Camelot, will be presented at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman from April 21, 2017 – May 14, 2017. Camelot is the classic legend of the Knights of the Round Table in King Arthur's reign, and the tragic love triangle between the noble King Arthur, the errant but lovely Queen Guenevere and the trusted Sir Lancelot. This classic tale follows Arthur from a young, ambitious, idealistic King who dreams of creating a fair society to the pessimistic king bearing witness to his dream’s destruction. ... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- The Centenary Stage Company, a professional Equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ, will be holding interviews for the 2017-18 Internship in Acting and Arts Administration throughout April. ... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Paper Mill Playhouse will host its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 12, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. The reception and silent auction begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner and dancing featuring The Eddie Bruce Band. In addition to performances from Shanice Williams (NBC’s The Wiz Live!), Megan Sikora, Karen Mason and Kat Nejat, students from Paper Mill’s education programs will be featured along with Paper Mill’s award-winning Broadway Show Choir. Awards will be presented to Chita Rivera, Brian A. Gragnolati, and Dior. Paper Mill’s own Mark S. Hoebee (Producing Artistic Director) and Todd Schmidt (Managing Director) will also be recognized for their outstanding leadership, which helped lead the theatre to the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award.... READ ON

(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. Acclaimed company member Robert Cuccioli returns to direct. Shakespeare’s dark comedy and one of his most controversial tales, is a timely masterpiece that is eerily resonant of our world today. Performances begin on May 17 and run through June 4.... READ ON

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