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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-04-21

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 05-04-21.

New Jersey Stage regularly publishes between 8-10 new articles and news reports each day. To have this newsletter sent to your email each morning, click here

theatre

Centenary Stage Company Closes Out Women Playwrights Series With "Loretta The Yodeling Cowgirl" On May 5th

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- The final reading in this season’s Women Playwrights Series at Centenary Stage Company is Vita Patrick Morales’s Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl taking place on Wednesday, May 5th at 7:30pm in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. The play is inspired by a true story of Loretta and her wiry friend, Em, who live in a home for the aged in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania. Their days are the same and their banter circuitous. But when Loretta learns that her daughters are about to sell the family home, she travels back in time to the days of her Yodeling Cowgirl fame, and the choices she made for happiness.​


Ryan George Talks About "Tiny Beautiful Things" at George Street Playhouse

​​​​​​​The last thing Cheryl Strayed needed was an unpaid gig writing an online advice column—what with her penurious spouse, their bills, their kids, and the book she was trying to finish. So when a friend who had been writing the column asked her to take it on, naturally she agreed.


McCarter Theatre Center to participate in Healing Voices: Caregiver Stories on May 7

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- New Jersey professional and family caregivers, as well as patients receiving care, were asked to submit creative prose, poetry, and theatrical pieces that reflect the theme of caregiving or the personal healing experience. Over 100 writers submitted pieces to the project for consideration. The 16 pieces selected by McCarter were then woven together by a professional director into an evening of virtual readings celebrating, exploring, and bearing witness to the caregiving experience.   


Ocean County College’s Repertory Theatre Presents "In the Shadow of the Globe" on May 20

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Repertory Theatre Company at Ocean County College will present a virtual production of In the Shadow of the Globe by Michelle Cameron on Thursday, May 20 at 7:00pm. In the Shadow of the Globe is a verse novel in ten acts of the lives and loves of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. 


music

NJPAC Presents Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons In November

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8:00pm. With songs like “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Walk Like a Man”, “Sherry”, and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” -- nothing says ‘60s doo-wop like Frankie Valli.


Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank & Wheatus - 2021 Summerland Tour Comes To Atlantic City On July 3rd

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Everclear has announced the return of their Summerland Tour in 2021, featuring fellow noted rock acts Living Colour, Hoobastank & Wheatus. Kicking off this July, the tour comes to the Orange Loop Arena in Atlantic City on Saturday, July 3rd. It will make its way through cities such as Houston, Cincinnati and Fort Wayne,  and will eventually extend through September and early October as COVID mandates are lifted and more dates are added.  


Monmouth University Center for the Arts Presents 4th Episode Of Virtual Living Room Concert Series On May 7th

(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Monmouth University Center for the Arts presents the 4th installment of their Virtual Living Room Concert Series – Stay Safe, Stay at Home on May 7, 2021 at 8:00pm. The show features some of your favorite singers, songwriters, poets and musicians from the Jersey Shore and beyond. This living room concert features: Steve Forbert and Tom Parr ’85; Lucy Kaplansky; Pat Guadagno; Jim Brickman, Anthony Nunziata and Victoria Shaw, Joe D’Urso and John Gorka.


Englewood Public Library Presents Gerard and Diane Barros on May 9th

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- The Englewood Public Library present a Mother’s Day concert featuring Gerard & Diane Barros as they perform a selection of pop hits honoring Mothers, on Sunday, May 9 at 5:00pm outside on the library’s front plaza. The concert is free and open to the public, but registration is required for these concerts (no exceptions) and is available on Eventbrite. or by leaving a phone message for Programming with your name, number or email, and the number of guests at 201-568-2215 x8230.


Jason Didner Releases "Run With My Troubles" Which Combines Songwriter's Passions for Rock and Exercise

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Jason Didner, a Montclair based singer-songwriter has tapped into two of his passions to create a song and video he hopes will inspire people to take that hardest step – that first step out the front door – in pursuit of better mental and physical health during this pandemic and beyond.


film

Crossroads Commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides With Social Media and Free Screening of "Good Trouble" on May 17

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Crossroads Theatre Company will commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides from May 4-24. Follow Crossroads daily social media blog post beginning May 14th that will follow the journey of the first buses heading south. This will be more than a chronology of events, Crossroads will share the amazing stories of these brave young men and women who forged their way on a perilous path to justice.


community

Monmouth County Park System Hosts Walnford Day on May 16

(UPPER FREEHOLD, NJ) -- The Monmouth County Park System will host Walnford Day on Sunday, May 16 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Historic Walnford, Walnford Road, Upper Freehold.  This family-friendly event offers visitors the chance to explore this historic site and see its 19th century gristmill in action, tour the elegant Waln family home, and go on a horse-drawn wagon ride. 


Discovering the Delaware: Getting to Know the River ‘In Your Back Yard’

Have you ever driven over a Delaware River bridge and wondered, “What lives in that water?” Now you can find out! D&R Greenway is offering a series of virtual presentations with discussion – free of charge – about Delaware River natural, historic, and cultural places that can be discovered locally. Lucky participants who attend all four sessions in the series will be rewarded with a guest certificate for a kayak experience in D&R Greenway’s new fleet of boats kept at Bordentown Beach.


Ocean State Job Lot To Hold Virtual Hiring Event For All Stores On May 5th

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), the region’s premier privately-held discount retail chain with 144 store locations across the Northeast, is currently hiring for all store locations. OSJL will host a virtual hiring event for all store locations on May 5, 2021 at 4:00pm. 







originally published: 05/04/2021


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