|Somerset Valley Players Presents "Harvey"|
(HILLSBOROUGH, NJ) -- It’s not often that the title character in a Pulitzer Prize-winning play is neither seen nor heard. In the case of Mary Chase’s classic comedy, Harvey, it’s a definite plus! The production opens on October 22 at the Somerset Valley Players, Hillsborough’s nonprofit community theatre, and runs weekends through November 7.
|Centenary Stage Company To Hold Open Call Auditions For "A Christmas Carol" On October 25th|
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company will hold an open-call audition for the upcoming 2021 holiday production of A Christmas Carol written by Stephen Temperley and based on the story by Charles Dickens. Auditions will be held by appointment on Monday, October 25 from 10:30am – 7:00pm.
|Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's "Radio Golf"|
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Audiences will now have a second chance to see Two River Theater’s critically acclaimed “riveting and soulful” [The Star Ledger] production of August Wilson’s Radio Golf directed by Obie Award winner Brandon J. Dirden.
|Signed Guitar By The Smithereens Donated For EarthShare NJ Rocks Benefit|
(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- EarthShare NJ Rocks, an all-ages benefit for the environment hosted by the non-profit EarthShare New Jersey, will take place on Thursday, October 14 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Four bands will perform including NO XQUSE of Staten Island, which includes former members of Freepass; Revolver, based in Millstone Twp., plays music from Bon Jovi to the Eagles to Motley Crue; Jump Back, a four-piece, blues-influenced band from Long Branch; and Echo Charlie, a group of seasoned musicians bringing the party with songs from the 1960s to today. Proceeds from the concert will support the conservation of air, water, land and wildlife across New Jersey.
|State Theatre presents ABBA The Concert on October 22nd|
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents ABBA The Concert on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 8:00pm. This tribute to ABBA concert will feature ABBA’s most iconic hits including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S.,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes It All,” and “Dancing Queen.” Tickets range from $29-$69.
|Baker Street Trio to Perform at NJ Jazz Society October Virtual Social|
The future of jazz will be on display Thursday, October 21, when the Baker Street Trio performs at the New Jersey Jazz Society’s Virtual Social.
|Makin Waves with Dogs in a Pile: Nothin’ Left to Do, But Smile …|
Asbury Park jam band Dogs in a Pile are returning home Oct. 15 to headline The Stone Pony with two sets, including several tunes from the recent debut album, “Not Your Average Beagle.”
|"Truly Amazing!" Christopher Cross LIVE! at MPAC|
Light jazz plays inside the beautiful Mayo Performing Arts Center auditorium in Morristown, NJ on this Tuesday, October 5, 2021 evening as music lovers ready themselves for a concert by singer/songwriter/guitarist Christopher Cross. Cross was the first artist in history to win all four major awards in a single Grammy ceremony when, in 1981, he brought home honors for Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year for his debut recording, the multi-platinum-selling disc Christopher Cross.
|Live Music Society To Close Out Third Round of Grants On October 20th|
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Nonprofit philanthropic organization, Live Music Society (LMS) will close applications for their third round of grants on October 20, allowing one final week for small live music venues across the United States to apply for individual grants ranging from $10,000-$50,000. The LMS grant program is open to venues in the U.S. with 50-300 sellable seats prior to Covid-19, established on or prior to July 1, 2017, and committed to live music as their primary activity. All eligibility requirements, information and the application can be accessed via the organization’s website.
|Virtuoso Shai Wosner Marks Princeton Symphony Orchestra Return with Demanding Mozart Piano Concerto On November 4th|
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- On Thursday, November 4 at 7:30pm, acclaimed pianist Shai Wosner marks his Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) return with a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s demanding Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 15 in B-flat Major, K. 450. Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts the concert which includes Evan Williams’ The Dream Deferred and Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 4, “Tragic.” The PSO continues to perform at its fall venue, McCarter’s Matthews Theatre. Tickets are available through the PSO website and by calling McCarter Theatre Center.
|Kitchen Dwellers Releases "Stand At Ease" to Help Raise Mental Health Awareness|
Kitchen Dwellers shared their new song “Stand At Ease” in collaboration with Backline, and in time for World Mental Health Day on October 10. No matter how silent the struggle with mental health may seem, its effects loom as loudly as an earthquake throughout the music industry. Without prejudice, even heroes sometimes succumb to its throes.
|NJPAC Presents Presents Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base|
(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 8:00pm and Friday, March 11, 2022 at 8:00pm. Gulman is one of the greatest working comedians today—the comic the other comics wait around to watch.
|Comedians Kevin Israel and Ken Krantz To Perform At Brook Arts Center On October 22nd|
(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- Comedians Kevin Israel and Ken Krantz will perform at the Brook Arts Center on Friday, October 22 at 8:30pm. Tickets are $25.
|Roxey Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker" With In-Person and Livestream Options|
(EWING, NJ) -- Roxey Ballet will present Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker on Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28 at 3:00pm. They are offering live performances at the Villa Victoria Theatre in Ewing as well as offering people the option to watch a livestream from home.
|Local Museum Creates Educational Black History Resources for New Jersey Schools|
(SKILLMAN, NJ) -- Last week, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM) board member Kevin Burkman delivered a detailed, poster-sized map of Black history sites in the Sourland Mountain region to Village Elementary School as part of the museum’s educational outreach program. Montgomery, Hopewell Valley, Princeton, and Hillsborough school districts, as well as the Princeton Day School, also received copies of the map for classroom use.
|Warren Community College’s Visiting Authors Series Hosts Novelist Wally Lamb On October 28|
(WASHINGTON, NJ) -- The Warren Community College Visiting Authors Series resumes on Thursday, October 28, with an online reading by internationally-celebrated fiction writer Wally Lamb. The event begins at 7:30pm. Lamb is the author of six New York Times best-selling novels: I'll Take You There; We Are Water; Wishin' and Hopin'; The Hour I First Believed; I Know This Much is True; and She's Come Undone.
|WBGO Welcomes New Members To Its Trustee and Community Advisory Boards|
(NEWARK, NJ) -- WBGO, Newark Public Radio, begins its new fiscal year with three new Community Advisory Board Members (Brenda Baulkman, Peter Kyriacopoulo, and Chris Daniel), two new Board of Trustees members (Tara Dowdell and Michael Ostroff) along with two new Board appointments (Dr. Jordan Garrison and Jon Harold Dutton).