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Top 10 Most Read Stories at New Jersey Stage For Week of October 17-23

Top 10 Most Read Stories at New Jersey Stage For Week of October 17-23

Here's a look at the top 10 most read articles published at New Jersey Stage during the week October 17-23, 2021.  Each week, we publish about 70 articles, including several original columns and features, along with news releases for events happening throughout the state and nearby areas like Philadelphia and New York City. This week's Top 10 includes articles involving 6 counties in New Jersey (Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Ocean, Union) and one for Philadelphia. 

1) Film Starring Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins, and Jeremy Strong Seeks NJ Kids Between 12-17 In Bayonne/Jersey City Area - Citrola Casting is seeking paid background actors for the feature film Armageddon Time directed by James Gray. Starring Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins, and Jeremy Strong. They are looking for local New Jersey kids between the ages of 12-17 in the Bayonne/Jersey City area to be extras for many scenes between October-November 2021. 

2) Play Theater To Hold Haunted Car Washes In Westfield Throughout October - (WESTFIELD, NJ) -- Play Theater, a performing arts program for kids in Scotch Plains, NJ is partnering with Team Car Wash, located at 215 South Avenue East in Westfield (next to Bohemian Raspberry Yogurt) on late October weekends for a Haunted Car Wash that will provide entertainment for guests who can choose between a silly or spooky experience. Carloads will engage with creepy costumed characters on the line, listen to seasonal music and holiday-themed audio, and leave with a clean car and memories to last through Halloween.

3) Taste of Cape May Kitchen Tour On October 16 will inspire avid home chefs - (CAPE MAY, NJ) -- See where family chefs perfect their homemade dishes inside six of Cape May’s magnificent homes during the Taste of Cape May Kitchen Tour Saturday, October 16 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. These elaborately designed kitchens will dazzle, amaze and inspire you. The tour also includes a delicious tasting at each location provided by KARA Catering and Cape Island Foods and a wine tasting with Cape May Winery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Admission is $30 and tickets may be purchased online at capemaymac.org or by calling 609-884-5404. Tickets are limited.

4) Stars of the Sixties LIVE! at the Strand Theater - Fall is in the air on this cool, crisp October 1, 2021 evening as music lovers line up outside the Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ for tonight’s Stars of the Sixties concert featuring Gary Lewis, Dennis Tufano, Lou Christie, The Cyrkle, and special guest Chris Ruggiero.

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5) Middlesex County closes Johnson Park Animal Haven - (PISCATAWAY, NJ) -- After careful consideration and comprehensive research, and in recognition of the increasing threat that severe weather poses to Johnson Park, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners have made the decision to close the Johnson Park Animal Haven. The process to move all animals from the haven to new homes across the state is underway.

6) REVIEW: "Songs for a New World" at Paper Mill Playhouse - Over 600 days have passed since Paper Mill Playhouse’s last opening night.  Ironically, that opening was for a musical revue called “Unmasked.”  Thrillingly, Paper Mill returns with a rousing new production of Jason Robert Brown’s “Songs for a New World.”   

7) "Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine" To Have USA Premiere This Weekend at Philadelphia Film Festival - (PHILADELPHIA, PA) -- Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine will make its USA premiere at the Philadelphia Film Festival with screenings on Saturday, October 23 at 9:30pm at PFS Drive-In B and screens again on Monday, October 25 at 8:45pm at Ritz Bourse 2. Directed by Banger Films' Sam Dunn and Marc Ricciardelli, the documentary chronicles the career of the multi-gold and platinum-selling power rock band, Triumph.

8) "Wild One!" Spotlight on Bobby Rydell - Starting out as a teen idol during the 1950s, Bobby Rydell went on to sell over 25 million records including more than 30 Top 100 hits, placing him in the Top 5 artists of his era. Rydell has performed internationally for millions of fans, appeared on dozens of television shows, and starred in the Hollywood film Bye Bye Birdie. He is also the author of the 2016 autobiography, Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol on the Rocks.

9) AddamsFest Returns To Westfield In October - (WESTFIELD, NJ) -- The town-wide celebration of Westfield's own Charles Addams returns this October! As we did in 2020, the festivities will be shaped by creative approaches to gatherings that provide a safe environment while maintaining the initial spirit of the celebration.

10) New Jersey Hall of Fame To Induct Class Of 2021 Virtually October 16th - The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) will induct its class of 2021 in a one-hour, virtual televised ceremony broadcast on My9NJ on Saturday, October 16, Sunday, October 17, Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24,  as well as on NJ PBS, radio and prominent social media platforms, bringing the event closer than ever to the public. The Class of 2021’s Unsung Hero will be announced in early October.

As you can see by this list, event previews are always one of the most popular areas of the website. Event previews get noticed when we first publish them and then get noticed again when they are brought back to the main area of the site the week the event takes place.  Make sure your events get previewed by sending press releases to us at info@newjerseystage.com - for even more promotion, check out our ad rates which start at just $50 for an entire month

originally published: 10/24/2021

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