New Jersey Stage
New Jersey Stage on social media

Have you heard our new online radio station? Click here for Jersey rock and roll!


The Shape of Things

Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 8:00pm
Category: theatre

Cost: $20    

CDC Theatre
78 Winans Ave, Cranford, NJ  07016

How far would you go for Love? For Art? A special, limited engagement of The Shape of Things at CDC Theatre in Cranford asks just those questions. In Neil LaBute’s fascinating and surprising play, nerdy Adam Sorenson meets Evelyn Ann Thompson, an attractive graduate art student, at the local museum where he works. His life soon begins to take an unexpected turn. At Evelyn's suggestion, he gets a new hairstyle, begins a regular exercise regimen, eats healthier foods, dresses more stylishly and begins to act in a more confident and dominant manner. These initial changes are well received by Adam's friend, Phillip and Phillip's fiancée, Jenny… at first. Jenny takes such a liking to Adam's new physique that she makes a move on Adam. From there the play takes a surprising turn. The Shape of Things focuses on the nature of stoicism, art, psychopathy, intimacy, explorations of love, and people's willingness to do anything for love.
With the direction of Cynthia Ross, the relationships of the characters are brought to life by Matthew Blum as Adam, Judy Tounsi as Evelyn, Will Horner as Phil and Lita Zurka as Jenny.

New Jersey Stage © 2017 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 (732) 280-7625 |

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.