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New Jersey Stage Features Published During The Week Of 11-25-19

originally published: 11/25/2019

NJ Stage Weekly Features

In addition to running about 60 news stories and event previews each week, New Jersey Stage runs several original features and interviews as well. Every Monday we shine a spotlight on the features run for the past week.

Inside Avenel PAC's Holiday Lineup
(WOODBRIDGE, NJ) -- Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), a new multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey presents its holiday season line-up.  Shows include My Big Gay Italian Funeral, Robin Spielberg


Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...11/21/19
By Danny Coleman
"I just got back from Denmark about four days ago and I

"Mesmerizing!" Cowboy Junkies LIVE! at the Grunin Center
By Spotlight Central
Inside Toms River, NJ’s Grunin Center auditorium this Thursday, November 7, 2019, musical instruments can be observed on the stage — electric bass, drum set, electric guitars, mandolin, and lap steel guitar — each placed on a series of individual rugs, providing musicians and music lovers alike with a sense of space and order.

Makin Waves Scene Report with The Extensions, Mint 400 Records, What a Wonderful Year and more
By Bob Makin
Includes news on The Extensions, A Very Asbury Holiday, The Pop Break, Pino’s Holiday Music Jamboree, San Tropez, The Weeklings, The Wag, The Wizards of Winter, Railroad Earth, Nefesh Mountain, Solid Bronze, Stephane Wrembel, Katie Henry, Black Light Medusa, Tallie Fest, Matt Cook, Chris Rockwell, The Band Called FUSE, Hub City Stompers, Dave & Tom, The Vaughns, Cold Weather Company, 18th & Addison, steve., Pamela Flores, Sof, Bad Blooms, Rory D

Makin Waves Record of the Week: self-titled by "Honey Wild"
By Bob Makin
Do you believe in the Rock Gods?  Well, they smiled upon a festival I’ve co-produced for a year called Tallie Fest that aims to bring attention to New Jersey’s many talent female and female-front acts, who often get overlooked, like the event’s namesake, Asbury Park icon Tillie’s little-known GF. Co-producer Brittney Dixon of Brittney on Fire thankfully brought the amazing new band Honey Wild into the fest, which takes place this weekend at Asbury Park Yacht Club, Langosta Lounge and The Saint. Honey Wild are playing Nov. 23 at APYC with Daughter Vision and Brittney’s brand new Band of Hard Truths, making their live debut.

"Phenomenal!" Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross LIVE! at BergenPAC
By Shelley Bromberg, Photos by Love Imagery
It’s a crisp, cool, clear November 6th, 2019 evening as we enter Englewood, NJ’s BergenPAC where the temperature inside is warm and the air is filled with excitement. While fans make their way to their seats to see American Idol champion Ruben Studdard perform songs by R&B balladeer Luther Vandross, we take a moment to stop and chat with several of them.

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Event calendar
Thursday, Dec 05, 2019


lespecial @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

MORGAN EVANS @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 1:30pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 7:30pm


Seasoned @ Art House Productions , Jersey City - 7:30pm and 8:00pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 7:30pm

The National Theatre: Hansard @ Pollak Theatre @ Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 8:00pm


DAVID SEDARIS @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 8:00pm


Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance presents 2019 Princeton Dance Festival @ Berlind Theatre @ McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton - 8:30pm


A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 7:00pm

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