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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-16-18

originally published: 05/16/2018

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update for New Jersey Stage for 05-16-18.

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Centenary's Young Performers Workshop Accepting Applications For 2018 Summer Session

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s education program brings two summer acting programs to Hackettstown- the Young Performers Workshop and the TYRO Acting Program. The critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop will be holding Summer Session interviews by appointment on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3. 


Theatreworks USA and Two Beans Productions Presents ‘Cat in the Hat’ at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre

(WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- From the moment his oversized, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that they are in for an adventure like no other. Young audiences will delight in “The Cat in the Hat,” to be presented by Theatreworks USA/Two Beans Productions at Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theatre Saturday, June 2 at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.


Dr. Penelope Lattimer Honored For Arts Advocacy at George Street Playhouse Annual Gala Benefit

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse’s Annual Gala Benefit, held Sunday, May 6, at the Heldrich in downton New Brunswick, saw GSP Board President Dr. Penelope Lattimer honored with the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award. The black-tie event also celebrated the work of renowned playwright and friend of the Playhouse, the late Arthur Laurents, who would have turned 100 this year, with performances of songs from West Side Story, Gypsy, La Cage aux Folles, and his other Broadway hits.


music

Harry Connick. Jr A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration Comes To Mayo

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Harry Connick, Jr. performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center for two shows,  Monday-Tuesday, June 18-19 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $79-$199.


The Lizzie Rose Music Room presents Travis Feaster featuring Doug Henthorn

(TUCKERTON, NJ) -- The Lizzie Rose Music Room presents Travis Feaster featuring Doug Henthorn on Friday, May 18th at 7:30pm. Both are blues performers from Indiana.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.


comedy

NJPAC Presents Jo Koy

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents stand-up sensation Jo Koy on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and Friday, September 14 at 7:00pm.  Koy, a regular on Netflix, Comedy Central, and The Adam Carolla Show, makes his NJPAC debut with his hilarious Break the Mold Tour. Tickets range from $39 - $59.


art

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $20,000 to the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for the exhibition Kevin Sampson: Fruit of the Poisonous Tree. The Art Works category is the NEA’s largest funding category and supports projects that focus on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and/or the strengthening of communities through the arts.








Event calendar
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018


MUSIC

DOWNSTREAM @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

LIFE OF AGONY/SICK OF IT ALL @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 6:30pm

JOHNNY O @ Lobby Bar at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 10:00pm

WEIRD SCIENCE @ Hard Rock Cafe at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 10:00pm

The THE BAND Band @ Darress Theatre, Boonton - 8:00pm

Brian Fallon @ Crossroads (Garwood), Garwood - 8:00pm

KASHMIR THE LIVE LED ZEPPELIN SHOW @ The Strand Theater, Lakewood - 8:00pm

Holiday POPS! @ Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton - 3:00pm and 6:00pm

TAKING BACK SUNDAY @ Starland Ballroom, Sayreville - 7:00pm

Classic Stones Live! The Complete Rolling Stones Tribute Show @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 8:00pm

The Beat Tells @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm

The Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata @ Pollak Theatre @ Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 1:00pm







THEATRE

Elf, The Musical @ Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven - 2:00pm and 7:00pm and 7:30pm

A Christmas Story @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 8:00pm

An Actor's Carol @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Seussical @ CDC Theatre, Cranford - 7:30pm

Peter Pan @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park - 7:30pm

A CHRISTMAS CAROL @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 1:30pm and 7:00pm

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S THE KING AND I - BASED ON THE LINCOLN CENTER THEATER PRODUCTION @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

A Wonderful Life @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 8:00pm

Junie B. Jones The Musical at Black Box PAC @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 11:00am

A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 1:30pm and 3:30pm

Hudson Theatre Works presents "And My True Love Gave To Me" @ Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken - 8:00pm


COMEDY

Louie Anderson @ Mainstage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 8:00pm


DANCE

NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER WITH NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 1:00pm and 6:00pm

Forces of Nature Dance Theatre with special guest Sweet Honey In The Rock @ Victoria Theater @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm and 7:30pm


FILM

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert Live to Film @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm and 7:30pm

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