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Theme Park Style Seating Brings Neverland To Life At Eagle Theatre

(HAMMONTON, NJ) -- Looks like they've done it again! Never content to simply present a play, The Eagle Theatre believes in presenting and "experience" and that is exactly what they have in store for the audience when they see Peter & the Starcatcher. Presented by Eagle, from May 12 through June 11, the show utilizes newly installed theme park s ...

Nancy Opel Talks About "Curvy Widow"

Newton Theatre Offers Screenings of Gifted and Their Finest

Teaneck's Felicia Temple To Open For O'Jays at BergenPAC

A Look at "& Juliet" at NJ Rep

Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis at BergenPAC Is postponed



Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey, Curated by the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE, is currently on display at Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton. The exhibit will run until May 21, 2017. Traveling from the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, this exhibition featu ...

Montclair Art Museum Presents Exhibit: Matisse and American Art

East Lynne Theater Presents Murder Mystery Weekends In Cape May

David Bromberg Quintet Returns To SOPAC

West Windsor Art Council Presents "The Natural Muse"

Disruption Takes A Look At Tumultuous Change and Disorder at JCTC

New JCTC Series Explores Causes & Effects of Disruption


Nancy Opel Talks About "Curvy Widow"

What does a single woman “of a certain age” need most? Not so fast! The answer may not be the obvious—at least, that’s the premise of “Curvy Widow,” Bobby Goldman’s autobiographical musical play, at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick from May 2 through May 21. Highly-regarded singing actress Nancy Opel appears in the title role. ...

World-Class Violinist Sarah Chang is LIVE! at BergenPAC

Dedicated Fans Follow Their Hearts to Engelbert Humperdinck’s 50th Anniversary Concert LIVE! at BergenPAC

BobFest: Songs of War & Peace

Hit Her With The Skates



Makin Waves with Wicked Hollow, Yorkshire Tenth, Wastelands, The Fiendz, Happy Mondays and more

This week, Makin Waves chats with and streams Wicked Hollow, reviews and streams The Scandals and Yorkshire Tenth, and features briefs on Wastelands, Ale ’N Wich’s Bobfest, The Fiendz, autism awareness events, and the return of Happy Mondays to The Wonder Bar. ...

ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...4/27/17

New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 04-28-17

Jeff Crespi Rocks the Shore - Apr 27 2017

Sights and Sounds of Note: April 2017

Theatre Preview: May 2017

INSIDE MUSIC: There’s Music in Everything!

Bongo Boy TV - April 2017

BobFest: Songs of War & Peace
Ever since 1997, Pat Guadagno has been celebrating Bob Dylan’s birthday in a grand way with BobFest. The show returns to the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank on May 25 with this year’s theme: Songs Of War & Peace. In honor of the holiday, Jersey Mike’s is providing tickets for any veterans who wish to see the show.
Hit Her With The Skates

“It was a time when we had our differences, but when it all came down to it you got out on that floor, whether it be the dance floor or the roller rink floor, and all of the difference melted away and we’d just come together and have fun,” said Christine Rea, who wrote Hit Her with the Skates with her husband Rick Briskin.

Ever wonder what life is like in the life of an Uber driver? Vincent Brue and his wife Eve take you behind-the-scenes at the crazy characters that come in and out of Vincent’s Prius in the web series, Bruber.
Catching Up With Victoria Williams

For many music fans in the 90s, Victoria Williams was their introduction to Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Louisiana born Williams was a rising star in the indie world, touring as the opening act for Neil Young when she first began having neurological problems. Faced with a sudden bout of medical bills and without health insurance, 14 artists including Pearl Jam, Soul Asylum, Lou Reed, and The Waterboys covered songs written by Williams on a tribute album entitled “Sweet Relief: A Benefit For Victoria Williams.” The album did so well that it led to the creation of the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, an organization that aids musicians with their medical bills.
Theatre Preview: May 2017

Each month, New Jersey Stage presents a preview of plays coming to the area in our monthly magazine. We have 16 shows this month in our preview, but two are closing at the end of April.
REVIEW: The Lost City of Z

Your attitude to filmmaker James Gray probably depends on your geographical location. The French adore him, Americans are ambivalent, and in the UK and Ireland we barely know he exists, as his movies barely get released here (we’ve given up on a release of The Immigrant at this point). I’ve been largely unimpressed by his CV so far (though I’ve yet to see The Immigrant and may have to fork out for an import disc now), but his latest, The Lost City of Z had the same effect on me as Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, a lauded filmmaker’s work finally clicking with my sensibilities.
Bongo Boy TV - April 2017

The latest episode of Bongo Boy TV featuring music videos from around the globe.
Featured Music Video: "Bones" by Fairmont

This month's featured music video is "Bones" by Fairmont.
Sights and Sounds of Note: April 2017

No fooling - we received a record number of submissions at the office this month. So many of them were good but only a select few have risen to the top. Like choice treats in a basket these are the best and most interesting of the batch - let’s take a peep!
REVIEW: Free Fire

After delivering one of 2016’s most disappointing releases - his adaptation of JG Ballard’s High-Rise - director Ben Wheatley makes a quick return with an equally ambitious project. But while Free Fire is an improvement on his treatment of Ballard, it’s yet another case of Wheatley biting off more than he can chew.
Ambitious Theatre At Paper Mill

Long before Paper Mill Playhouse received the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, the theatre had been begun known as a place where shows heading to Broadway could be found first. The 2017-2018 season will continue that trend in a big way with 2 World Premieres and 2 East Coast Premieres on the schedule. While much of the buzz deals with Half Time, I’m excited to see what they do with The Honeymooners musical comedy.
INSIDE MUSIC: There’s Music in Everything!

Say I’m crazy, but my kitchen can opener whirrs to Bb and might change pitches with each new can. My Betty Crocker blender is a more independent and versatile player in that it whirrs in several keys. My Epson printer emits vocal tones and word phrases with each new document it prints. And don’t get me started on my auto windshield wipers which have kept me in the creative flow as well as the traffic flow through many long rides home from gigs.
Recap Of Zebra at Newton Theatre

(NEWTON, NJ) -- The hard-rock power-trio Zebra played at The Newton Theatre on April 14 as part of their 2017 tour and delivered a performance that showcased why they’ve amassed such a loyal following. Playing for just under two hours, Zebra’s set covered all ground, from the contemplative acoustic Who’s Behind The Door to heavy rockers such as Wait Until The Summer’s Gone.

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Event calendar
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017

Fortunate Youth @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

The Maine @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 6:30pm

CANCELLED: Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 3:00pm

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitars @ 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing, Ewing - 7:30pm

BALAM Dance Theatre Presents Poetry Moves @ Fort Lee Public Library, Fort Lee - 2:00pm

Tutus and Tiaras @ Roxey Ballet Canal Studio Theater, Lambertville - 1:00pm

MEt Opera: Eugene Onegin ENCORE @ Monmouth University, Long Branch - 1:00pm

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live @ Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown - 1:30pm and 4:30pm

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live @ State Theatre, New Brunswick - 2:00pm and 5:00pm

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