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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 02-13-18

originally published: 02/13/2018

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 02-13-18.

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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre To Hold Annual Gala On March 3rd

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre in residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, NJ, will celebrate with old friends and new at its annual gala on March 3. The gala celebration begins at our home at Oakes Center at 6:00pm with drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks followed by a gourmet buffet dinner. At 8:00pm the Dreamcatcher ensemble will perform an immersive show in the style of 80s primetime soaps like Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest. A raffle will run throughout the evening with prizes ranging from a wine basket to week at a vacation home to a golf outing to an 18K gold Tiffany bracelet.

Old Library Theatre Presents "The Robber Bridegroom"

(FAIR LAWN, NJ) -- Old Library Theatre presents The Robber Bridegroom from February 16-25. Set in eighteenth-century Mississippi, the show follows Jamie Lockhart, a rascally robber of the woods, as he courts Rosamund, the only daughter of the richest planter in the country. The proceedings go awry, however, thanks to a case of double-mistaken identity. Throw in an evil stepmother who’s intent on Rosamund’s demise, her pea-brained henchman and a hostile talking head-in-a-trunk, and you have a rollicking country romp.


Monmouth University Presents Danu

(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- The Center for the Arts at Monmouth University presents Danú on March 1 at 7:30pm. Held inside the Pollak Theatre, as part of the 2017-2018 Performing Arts Series, the concert event sounds the keynote to what’s become something of an unofficial annual tradition on the Monmouth campus: a springtime celebration of Celtic culture and sounds that’s brought the likes of Sean Tyrrell, Cherish the Ladies, Caladh Nua, and Switchback to the Pollak and Woods Theatre stages in recent seasons, in addition to the dynamic stage presentation known as “Rockin’ Road to Dublin.”

BergenPAC Presents An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) presents Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:00pm. Two country greats, Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin, come together for a special acoustic performance.Tickets range from $39 to $99.

State Theatre Presents Grupo Niche

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents Grupo Niche in their State Theatre debut performance on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8:00pm. Grupo Niche’s hits include “Cali Pachanguerno,”  “Cali Aji,” “Sin Sentimientos,” “Una Aventura,” and “Gotas de Lluvia." Tickets range from $29-$85.

Thirty Seconds To Mars To Perform In Camden, NY, and Holmdel In June

Thirty Seconds To Mars will bring "The Monolith Tour" to the tri-state area in June.  Walk The Moon, K.Flay, MisterWives, Joywave, and Welshly Arms will join as support on select dates. Locally, the tour has dates in Camden (BB&T Pavilion on June 17), New York (Madison Square Garden on June 20), and Holmdel (PNC Bank Arts Center on June 21). 

Verismo Opera Opens 2018 Bring the Family to the Opera in March

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), resumes in March the Bring the Family to the Opera initiative.  This well-received program introduces children and the extended family to live, fully staged performances of grand opera, as the composer intended.  

“We Can Become Friends in an Hour!” Las Cafeteras LIVE! at Toms River’s Grunin Center

It’s a freezing cold and snowy Tuesday, January 30, 2018 evening here at the Jersey Shore. As music lovers make their way from the parking lot into Toms River’s warm and inviting Grunin Center of the Arts lobby, they ready themselves for a rare New Jersey appearance of the band, Las Cafeteras.

Bruno Mars To Perform 2 Nights In Newark

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Eleven-time GRAMMY-winner and multi-platinum selling artist Bruno Mars will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to Newark with back-to-back performances on Monday, October 1 and Tuesday, October 2 at Prudential Center. The shows will also feature Billboard chart topping “Finesse” collaborator Cardi B.


Why MIP(R) 2018 Will Play an Integral Role in Your Professional Dance Education

This year MOVEMENT INVENTION PROJECT (MIP®) celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, and with this milestone, a series of exciting new changes. Internationally acclaimed Francesca Harper takes the lead as MIPs new Artistic Director, another extraordinary line-up of artists are on faculty, and new experience-enhancing technologies will be included. It’s clear that a unique season awaits, but before we get into detail let me tell you more about the program as whole.


Newark Arts to Celebrate Ellen Lambert: A Champion for Diversity, Philanthropy and The Arts

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Newark Arts will celebrate the outstanding life and career of Ellen Lambert, recently retired Chief Diversity Officer of PSEG, President of PSEG Foundation and Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship and Culture on April 11, 2017 at 15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.  


Free Union County Women’s History Month Event Showcases World War I Centennial

(UNION, NJ) -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors to come and listen to an American Salvation Army volunteer describe her experiences on the battlefield of France in 1918, when Union County’s celebration of Women’s History Month features Ms. Laurie MacDonald-Gaulke, actress and storyteller, in a special free presentation of “Doughnuts for Doughboys: A Salvation Army Lassie in France.”

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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