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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 08-09-18

originally published: 08/09/2018

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 08-09-18.

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Two River Theater Presents The World Premiere of "Pamela’s First Musical"

(RED BANK, NJ) -- More than 20 years after “it started with a dream,” Pamela’s First Musical will have its world premiere this fall at Two River Theater, which kicks off its 25th Anniversary Season with this long-awaited show. It's a valentine to the musical theater and a testament to its enduring power. Featuring a creative team with impressive theatrical pedigrees—with numerous honors among them, including multiple Tony Award wins and more than 20 nominations—a cast of 15 and an eight-piece band, Pamela’s First Musical will be the largest and most ambitious production in Two River’s history. Performances run from September 8 through October 7.

The Ritz Theatre Co. Presents "Incorruptible"

(HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The fall season for The Ritz Theatre Company opens with the Michael Hollinger comedy, Incorruptible. The production, directed by Al Fuchs, runs from September 13-30.  American Theatre called it, “A lightning-fast farce, rich in both verbal and physical humor.” 


Makin Waves with Tara Dente

Asbury Park singer-songwriter Tara Dente chats about her roots, her records and other triumphs, her great band (featuring members of The Burns, Levy & the Oaks, and Remember Jones), and her upcoming appearance at the second annual Makin Waves Roots Fest on Aug. 11 at Asbury Park Brewery, and shows at Rockwood Music Hall (Sept. 6) and The Asbury Hotel (Sept. 7). 

Makin Waves Record of the Week: “Happy Birthday, Avery Jane” by Avery Mandeville

Jersey Shore-based Avery Mandeville’s full-length debut for Telegraph Hill Records is a force with which to be reckoned! She will celebrate the release of the latest video, “Get Real,” on Aug. 11 at Pearl St. Consignment and Custom Clothes in Red Bank.

Makin Waves Scene Report with Taylor Tote, Lisa Bouchelle, Ella Ross and more

Taylor Tote premieres the video to her latest single, “This Ain’t Love,” this week in Makin Waves. Also featured this week are “Jersey Rock Earbuds Mixtape” and Project BWQ.

Glenn Hughes To Bring The Classic Hits of Deep Purple To The Stone Pony

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) --  Upon the recent completion of a successful South American and European festival tour, rock and roll legend Glenn Hughes is bringing the Classic Hits of Deep Purple Live tour to the United States. The 18-city trek kicks off on August 25th in Westbury, NY at the NYCB Theatre and travels around the Northeast before wrapping up in Tarrytown, NY on September 22nd. Locally, the tour comes to The Stone Pony in Asbury Park on Tuesday, August 28 and Sony Hall in New York City on the next night.

First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference Scheduled For September 13 In Philadelphia

A coalition of Philadelphia jazz organizations including representatives from WRTI 90.1 FM, Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Jazz Lives Philadelphia, SOUTH Jazz Kitchen and All About Jazz & Jazz Near You are hosting the first annual Jazz Industry Day at Temple Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00am to 6:30pm with an after party scheduled at SOUTH Jazz Kitchen following the conference.  A free performance will be held at the Jazz Café from 4:30pm-6:30pm and is open to the public.

Jim Andralis and the Syntonics To Perform at Palette ArtSpace

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Palette ArtSpace presents a concert by Jim Andralis and the Syntonics on Thursday, August 23rd at 7:00pm.  The New York City based indie pop band is touring in support of their record "Shut Up Shut Up".  Tickets are $15.


PODCAST: 2 Guys From Jersey - Episode 45

Rocky and Dr. D try something new as Bryan the Tech Guy throws out a surprise category and see's how well the boys can make up a list on the spot...psssttt, it doesn't go well.


Kennedy Dancers Take On Anderson Park

Trust me when I tell you that the Kennedy Dancers do it all. No joke. The company, which is based in Jersey City and was founded in 1976 by Artistic Director Diane Dragone, is a professional dance company (performing all manner of styles), a pre-professional training company, a dance school and a producer of a television show.


Ocean Galleries Welcomes Autumn de Forest Over Labor Day Weekend

(STONE HARBOR, NJ) -- Autumn de Forest has been professionally painting since she was five-years-old, has been called a child prodigy, artistic genius, and an outstanding role model, and has garnered accolades across the globe for her artwork and philanthropic passion, including an award from The Vatican. Ocean Galleries will welcome Autumn de Forest back to Stone Harbor over Labor Day weekend with an all new collection of paintings.

Newark Names Street In Honor Of Local Artist Rodney M. Gilbert

(NEWARK, NJ) -- On Friday, July 27th, Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD), opened the 13th annual Music Festival with City of Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka as he joined LPCCD Executive Director Anthony Smith; Newark Arts Executive Director, Jeremy Johnson and other Newark artistic leaders to launch this year’s Lincoln Park Music Festival.  At the ceremony, a street was renamed at the ceremony to honor the late Newark artist and Lincoln Park icon Rodney M. Gilbert.


Big Menu at Bocca Coal Fired Bistro

I lived in Northern NJ all my life and had never been to Margate. Atlantic City of course but never Margate. If you are familiar with the town, then you know it's the home of the popular tourist attraction and historical landmark, Lucy the Elephant. Lucy celebrated her 187th birthday the weekend of July 20th. A friend and I headed down to Margate to meet Lucy and do the tour.

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Monday, Jan 21, 2019

I’m Not Running @ Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, Morristown - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

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