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Children's Book Illustrations Spotlight 10 Mighty Women at the Zimmerli This Fall


(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University-New Brunswick presents Stand Up! 10 Mighty Women Who Made a Change from September 28 through February 12, 2023. The exhibit was organized by Nicole Simpson, assistant curator of prints and drawings. Bilingual labels, in English and Spanish, accompany the works. The exhibition celebrates the debut picture book of the same title by Brittney Cooper, professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies and Africana studies at Rutgers, with illustrations by Cathy Ann Johnson.

Haunt O'Ween NJ to take place at Bell Works

(HOLMDEL, NJ) /PRNewswire/ -- The Experiential Supply Co., an innovative experiential productions and attractions company that drives high profile viral destination experiences, and Fever, the global entertainment discovery platform, today announced their groundbreaking one-of-a-kind Halloween experience: Haunt O' Ween NJ will land in New Jersey this Halloween. The fully immersive spooktacular event will take place September 30th - October 31st, 2022 at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Rd. in Holmdel, New Jersey.

Prudential Center presents Carlos Vives

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Two-time GRAMMY and 15-time Latin GRAMMY award winner Carlos Vives is heading out on the North American leg of his “Después De Todo ‘VIVES’” and is set to hit Prudential Center in Newark on September 17 at 8:00pm.

PNC Bank Arts Center presents Shinedown

(HOLMDEL, NJ) -- Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown – who were named #1 on Billboard’s Greatest Of All Time Mainstream Rock Artists Chart in 2021 – is on the road this year in support of their brand-new album, Planet Zero, with their biggest stage show yet. The Planet Zero World Tour with special guests Jelly Roll and John Harvie, produced by Live Nation, stops in over 20 cities across the U.S. this September and October including Holmdel on Saturday, September 10 at PNC Bank Arts Center. The concert begins at 7:00pm.

Immediate Care Medical Walk-In Hosted 7th Annual Kids Fishing Trip

(RED BANK, NJ) -- On Wednesday, August 10th, Immediate Care Medical Walk-In hosted their 7th Annual Kids Fishing Trip. CEO, Sal Cannizzaro, welcomed approximately 60 children and adults from community organizations Father Time, Frances Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth and Middlesex County for a fun-filled day of fishing sponsored by Immediate Care. The 75-foot charter boat left out of Atlantic Highlands guided by Captain Mike and deckhands, Dee, Zack, and Sissy.

Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Concert Series

(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced a stellar lineup of concerts for their 2022-2023 season. “From jazz to orchestra, to folk and bluegrass, to tributes and opera, Algonquin’s new season has something for everyone,” stated Pamela Ward, Executive Director of Algonquin Arts Theatre. Highlights of the new concert schedule include a Jazz Series, an Orchestra Series, The Snakes, A Bluegrass Christmas along with tributes to Billy Joel, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond and Frank Sinatra.

MPAC presents The Robert Cray Band

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- The Robert Cray Band brings 40 years of the blues to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) on Friday, September 16 at 8:00pm. Since 1974, The Robert Cray Band has been touring and recording their unique groove, born from a love of soul, R&B, gospel, blues and rock and roll. The five-time Grammy winner has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame and earned the Americana Music Awards Lifetime Achievement for Performance. Tickets are $29-$49.

Registration Open For Adult Acting Class at Centenary Stage Company

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company is offering an adult acting class titled From Shakespeare to Coward to be taught by Carl Wallnau for the 2022 Fall Semester.  From Shakespeare to Coward will run Monday nights from 6:00pm - 9:00pm and will begin on August 29. Registration is open to the public and is $250.00 per person. The deadline to register is August 28.

Peabo Bryson, Delfeayo Marsalis & Bettye LaVette among artists Coming to SOPAC

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- From the Forefather of Funk to the High Priestess of R&B, a diverse range of artists will serenade you at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) in the next few months. Upcoming shows include Peabo Bryson, George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, The James Hunter Six, John Pizzarelli & Catherine Russell, Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet, Bettye LaVette & Raul Midón, Paula Cole & Sophie B. Hawkins, Valerie Simpson & Friends, Hot Sardines Holiday Stomp, Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway, Russell Thompkins Jr. & The New Stylistics, and Lucky Chops.

AC Ballet Celebrates 40 Years of Dance with Kick Off To The 40th! Champagne Brunch and Art Auction

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Join the Atlantic City Ballet as they kick off their 40th Anniversary season on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Guests will enjoy unlimited champagne mimosas and a savory brunch while bidding on one-of-a-kind ballet inspired art. Attending artists will also have various art pieces on display for purchase. Each guest will also get a live sneak peek of the ballet’s 40th season with performances by the company and will receive 2 complimentary tickets to one of their anniversary performances.  The event runs from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

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FEATURES

Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Concert Series

(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced a stellar lineup of concerts for their 2022-2023 season. “From jazz to orchestra, to folk and bluegrass, to tributes and opera, Algonquin’s new season has something for everyone,” stated Pamela Ward, Executive Director of Algonquin Arts Theatre. Highlights of the new concert schedule include a Jazz Series, an Orchestra Series, The Snakes, A Bluegrass Christmas along with tributes to Billy Joel, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond and Frank Sinatra.

PHOTOS from Greensky Bluegrass & The Wood Brothers in Seaside Heights

(SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ) -- Greensky Bluegrass brought their tour to Seaside Heights on August 13, 2022 and The Wood Brothers, who have been touring with Greensky, opened the night.  Photographer Chris Paul was there to take photos.

Dana Fuchs LIVE! on the Atlantic City Boardwalk

Music lovers are gathered this August 2, 2022 evening at Kennedy Plaza on the Atlantic City, NJ boardwalk for a free Wednesday night Mardi Gras AC concert starring blues-rock musician Dana Fuchs. Known for her distinctively soulful voice, Fuchs made a name for herself playing Janis Joplin in the off-Broadway musical, Love, Janis, and also appeared as Sadie in the 2007 film, Across the Universe. As a recording artist, Fuchs has released a number of well-received albums including 2003’s Lonely for a Lifetime, 2011’s Love to Beg, and 2013’s Bliss Avenue. Her latest recording is 2022’s Borrowed Time.

PHOTOS from 3rd Annual HEART Festival in New Brunswick

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The 3rd Annual New Brunswick HEART Festival took place on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The event was presented by State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick Cultural Center, New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), and AboveArtStudios and hosted by New Jersey Radio Hall of Famer Bert Baron and Founder of TSO Productions, Sharon Gordon. The family-friendly festival celebrates the arts each year and includes live music and dance performances, dance classes, craft vendors, and more.  Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.

American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis Stars in "Broadway Meets the Beach"

Despite a threatening weather forecast, fans of Broadway musicals are waiting on the Boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ this drizzly Friday, August 5, 2022 evening for a live performance of Broadway Meets the Beach.

Dear Mr. Morale: A Letter to Kendrick Lamar & the Big Steppers

This is our time.  To build morale… to step up. After missing coveted coverage of Kendrick Lamar this tour, I felt impassioned to write a review in a different direction altogether.  This is the first time I’m not basing it on an actual show, but rather, a think piece which ties into one song off Lamar’s latest album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.  The song is called “Mirror.”  And, it is my hope that, by the end of the article, the reader might feel as charged or impassioned.

Five for Fighting LIVE! at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Out on the Atlantic City Boardwalk this Saturday, July 30, 2022 evening it feels like another steamy night at the Jersey Shore, but inside the Soundwaves auditorium at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino music lovers ride a cool wave of excitement as they ready themselves for a live concert by Five for Fighting.

"Timeless!" Smokey Robinson LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts

Music lovers inside Red Bank, NJ’s Count Basie Center for the Arts auditorium this Wednesday, July 27, 2022 evening patiently await the start of a performance by the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, producer, and Motown executive, Smokey Robinson.

A Look at Kids 'N Family Shows at SOPAC

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) recently announced the lineup for their 2022-23 season. The season includes several shows for Kids 'N Family including BubbleMania!; the Heart & Soul of Magic; Stone Soup and Other Stories; The Great DuBois: Masters of Variety; and The Jungle Book.

2022 Trenton Film Festival takes place August 26-28

(TRENTON, NJ) -- The 2022 Trenton Film Festival will take place from August 26-28 at the Mill Hill Playhouse.  The festival concludes with an Awards Ceremony & Closing Reception where audience members are encouraged to vote for their favorites, and a prize will be awarded to the audience's favorite film. Additionally, the festival's panel of judges will award best film to one production in each category.

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COLUMNS

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 8/15/22

Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online station based around New Jersey artists), shines a light on some of the many new releases from NJ based musicians each week with this column. This week Lazlo takes a look at releases by woodthrush, Vista Rhymes, Tom Barrett, NOT YER BABY, crry yrslf, and Steam Enginess.

Top 15 Most Read Stories at New Jersey Stage from August 7-13, 2022

Here's a look at the top 15 most read articles published at New Jersey Stage from August 7-13, 2022. Each week we publish about 70 articles, including several original columns and features, along with news releases for events happening throughout the state and nearby areas like Philadelphia and New York City. This week's top 15 includes articles from 8 counties in New Jersey (Atlantic, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic).

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “It’s So Easy” by Arlan Feiles

The charming Tex Mex-styled single, “It’s So Easy,” from the great Asbury Park singer-songwriter Arlan Feiles’ new LP, “Blame Me,” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...8/11/22

"First of all, I just thought, I want to make a rock 'n' roll record; my kind of rock 'n' roll. I like rock'n'roll, I mean, I like all sorts of stuff but rock 'n' roll is basically what I wanted to do. I wanted to make a rock 'n' roll record like The Rolling Stones or Little Richard so, I just started putting songs together in 2017 and just started writing songs," says guitarist Curtis Salgado ahead of his two area shows and whose new album, "Damage Control" is out courtesy of Alligator Records. 

Theatre Previews For The Week of August 9 - 15

Here are previews of plays taking place from August 9-15. Click on the title to go to the full preview. Be sure to send press releases for your plays to info@newjerseystage.com to be included. New Jersey Stage covers Equity, community, college, and high school theatre.

MUSIC


  • Prudential Center presents Carlos Vives
  • PNC Bank Arts Center presents Shinedown
  • Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Concert Series
  • 2022 Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award Winners
  • MPAC presents The Robert Cray Band

    THEATRE


  • Registration Open For Adult Acting Class at Centenary Stage Company
  • Erika Henningsen to star in "Joy the Musical" at George Street Playhouse
  • NJ Rep presents "Sister Mary's Playtime" on September 12th
  • The Strollers to Hold Auditions for 2022-23 Season
  • Black Box PAC Presents A Reading to Benefit Little People of America Dwarf Artists Coalition

    FILM


  • 2022 Trenton Film Festival takes place August 26-28
  • What’s Filming In New Jersey: AMC’s The Walking Dead Spin-Off starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan
  • New indy film argues Alabama woman was wrongly convicted of murder
  • Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival Preview
  • M. Night Shyamalan Returned to South Jersey to Film "Knock at the Cabin"

    ART


  • Children's Book Illustrations Spotlight 10 Mighty Women at the Zimmerli This Fall
  • AHArts announces two new exhibitions
  • Visual Arts Center of New Jersey presents Fall Exhibition: "Ripple Effect"
  • Princeton University Art Museum Appoints Carolyn M. Laferrière as Assistant Curator of Ancient Mediterranean Art
  • Riverside Gallery presents "Purifying" - a Solo Exhibition by Jina Kwon

    DANCE


  • AC Ballet Celebrates 40 Years of Dance with Kick Off To The 40th! Champagne Brunch and Art Auction
  • The Lost Princess of Oz World Premiere Combines Ballet, Song and Bluegrass
  • American Repertory Ballet kicks off season with "Kaleidoscope" at NBPAC
  • Dance on the Lawn set for September 10th
  • Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents World Premiere of "The Lost Princess of Oz"

    COMEDY


  • Brook Arts Center presents comedian Bobby Collins
  • Comedy Benefit Show for The Showroom on September 13th
  • Ramapo College’s Berrie Center for the Arts Opens Season with Comedian Jonathan Burns
  • NJPAC presents Candice Guardino Italian's Bred
  • MPAC presents comedian Eric D'Alessandro

    COMMUNITY


  • Haunt O'Ween NJ to take place at Bell Works
  • Immediate Care Medical Walk-In Hosted 7th Annual Kids Fishing Trip
  • Morven awarded $500,000 National Park Service Grant for care of American Revolutionary Landmark
  • Bloomfield's Sanctuary on the Green Benefit Concert
  • PHOTOS from 3rd Annual HEART Festival in New Brunswick



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    NMOA Summer Series | Bass & Flute Extravaganza

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 7:00pm
    Newark Museum of Art - The Garden
    49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    category: music

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    The Metromaniacs

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 7:30pm
    Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
    36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
    category: theatre

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    Air Supply

    Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 8:00pm
    Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
    100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
    category: music

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    Summer Family Thursdays & Fridays

    Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 10:00am
    Newark Museum of Art - Main Building
    49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    category: kids

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    The Metromaniacs

    Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 8:00pm
    Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
    36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
    category: theatre

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    The Who's Tommy

    Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 8:00pm
    Algonquin Arts Theatre
    60 Abe Voorhees, Manasquan, NJ 08736
    category: theatre

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    MANHATTAN COMEDY NIGHT

    Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 8:00pm
    Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
    100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
    category: comedy

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    Summer Family Thursdays & Fridays

    Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 10:00am
    Newark Museum of Art - Main Building
    49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    category: kids

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    The Metromaniacs

    Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 8:00pm
    Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
    36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
    category: theatre

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    The Lost Princess of Oz – A World Premiere

    Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 6:00pm
    Monmouth University - Pollak Theatre
    400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
    category: dance

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