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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 09-14-18

originally published: 09/14/2018

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 09-14-18.

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Dreamcatcher presents NJ Premiere of "Dead and Buried"

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theatre in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is producing the New Jersey Premiere of Dead and Buried by James McLindon. This dark comedy, set in a cemetery right before Halloween, tells the story of three people who want what they can’t have, but get what they need from each other. Dead and Buried runs September 27-October 14, 2018.

New Feathers Productions Announces Shorts, Cast, and Director For November 1st

(NEW HOPE, PA) -- New Feathers Productions producers, Mandee K. Hammerstein, Greg T. Nanni and new addition to the producing team, John Augustine, have announced the selected shorts, cast and director for their upcoming series re-launch November 1 at the James A. Michener Art Museum.  First unveiled in 2017, New Feathers’ ongoing mission is to professionally produce reading series, dedicated to offering a voice and welcoming forum while showcasing new, literary works by established and emerging playwrights.

George Street Playhouse’s Educational Touring Theatre Musical ANYTOWN premieres at Spotlight Conference about the Opioid Crisis

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) --  George Street Playhouse’s Educational Touring Theatre, courtesy of support from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health, will premiere a new musical about the opioid crisis and its impact on teens and families. This original musical was developed in response to the devastating impact prescription opioid misuse, heroin, and fentanyl have had on communities throughout New Jersey. Anytown will premiere on September 25, 2018 at George Street Playhouse as part of a special Spotlight Conference on Opioid Abuse.  The Spotlight Conference will feature a keynote address from New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal along with workshops for educators, school administrators, and public health professionals conducted by experts in the field from RWJBarnabas Health’s Institute for Prevention and Recovery.  

2nd Annual Theater Week in Cape May

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- If one wishes to immerse him or herself in theater, and save money, then the 2nd Annual Theater Week in Cape May, from September 26-30, is the perfect time for both.  The week includes the New Jersey premiere of "Silent Sky", the World Premiere of "The Shuck",  and "Meet the Locals."

Ritz Opens Season With "Incorruptible"

Fun seems to be the operative word for “Incorruptible,” the production that opens the fall season at  the Ritz Theatre Company on Thursday, September 13.

Paper Mill Playhouse Completes Renovations In Time For Its 80th Anniversary Season

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Paper Mill Playhouse has completed interior renovations to the historic theater in time for their 80th anniversary season.  The interior of the theater was renovated over the summer of 2018, including replacement of all the theater’s seating. Theater supporters are invited to contribute to the seat campaign by purchasing a name plaque as part of the theater’s “Name a Seat” fundraiser. This lays the foundation for a greater capital campaign for the Millburn theater.


ROCK ON! This Week's Sound Bites...9/13/18

"I couldn't keep a straight face! I can't tell you how many times we had to stop taping because I was cracking up and if I watch episodes now, I know my face and I can watch myself and see where I'm just starting to go and I'm trying not to smile; so much for Lilith and the dead pan. We had a very good editor and that's what that is," stated a laughing Bebe Neuwirth as she recalled her past role as Lilith Sternin-Crane on the popular 80's television sitcom, "Cheers." 

At The Tabernacle Presents Livingston Taylor

(TABOR, NJ) -- At The Tabernacle concert series presents Livingston Taylor with special guest Jon Pousette-Dart on Saturday, November 3 at 7:00pm.  Tickets are $45.

Want To Wish Springsteen A Happy Birthday?

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Every September 23rd, the online radio station celebrates Bruce Springsteen's birthday with a marathon of non-stop Springsteen songs and covers of the Boss.  This year the station is trying something new - they are giving Springsteen fans the opportunity to give a personal birthday greeting to Bruce!  Just record a brief (under 30 seconds) greeting and email it to by Friday, September 21.


State Theatre New Jersey Presents Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents improv comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from the hit show Whose Line is it Anyway? in The Scared Scriptless Tour on Thursday, October 4 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $25-$65.


Christopher Wells’s psych-horror film The Luring has its World Premiere at the Fall 2018 New Jersey Film Festival this Saturday, September 15!

Christopher Wells’s psych-horror film The Luring has its World Premiere at the Fall 2018 New Jersey Film Festival this Saturday, September 15!

Hopewell Theater To Celebrate Halloween With Fright Fest Week of Horror Films

(HOPEWELL, NJ) -- For an entire week, Hopewell Theater will celebrate Halloween with, Fright Fest, a mini fest of classic Halloween horror films from October 25 - 31, 2018. The slate of films are icons of horror cinema, and will be displayed in all their gory glory on the big screen. 


Lewis Center For The Arts Presents a reading with Li-Young Lee and Lynn Nottage

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- On Wednesday, September 26, award-winning poet and memoirist Li-Young Lee and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage will read from their work as part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series of the Program in Creative Writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts. The reading, beginning at 7:30pm in the Wallace Theater at the Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus, is free and open to the public. In response to audience feedback, all readings for this year’s series will move from 4:30pm to a 7:30pm evening time slot.

Event calendar
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019


LILY & MADELEINE @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:00pm


An Enemy Of The People @ Centenary Stage Company - Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, Hackettstown - 2:00pm

My Very Own British Invasion @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 7:30pm

Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical @ George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick - 8:00pm

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