This show is gonna take you to church. “Crowns” at McCarter Theatre is a joyous play with gospel music, celebrating African American culture, community ties, and, of course, fabulous hats. Jesse and Dave are in Princeton to go behind the scenes of this 15th anniversary revival Regina Taylor’s acclaimed show.
About the author: Jesse is a digital content producer living in New York. His work has been seen in Entertainment Weekly, People, The New York Times, Broadway.com, and 92nd Street Y. He is also the editor and founder of Stage Rush. Jesse is also a chicken fried steak connoisseur and loves a good roller coaster. | Dave Tavani is a freelance video story teller and photographer. In addition to contributing to Jersey Arts, Dave works mainly for nonprofit and arts organizations in the Philadelphia area. His recent clients include Visit Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Magazine, The Food Trust, Association for Public Art, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and basset hound.
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originally published: 2018-03-28 00:00:00
From Our Magazine
Theatre Preview: May 2018
New Jersey Stage takes a look at shows coming to stages around the Garden State with our monthly theatre preview in NJ Stage Magazine. Issue 46 also contains features on The Nerd at George Street Playhouse and Turning Off The Morning News at McCarter Theatre. The magazine is available for free at www.NJArtsMag.com and readable on any PC, tablet, or smartphone.
Turning off the Morning News
The award-winning playwright and New Jersey native, Christopher Durang, is back with Turning Off The Morning News - his third World Premiere commission for McCarter Theatre in Princeton. It serves as a follow up to his Tony Award-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and runs from May 4th through June 3rd.
The Making Of A Broadway Musical
It all starts with the lyric hook. That’s one of the central building blocks behind the dynamic musical theatre team of Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann.
Theatre Preview: April 2018
Each month, New Jersey Stage provides a special advertising section promoting plays hitting stages around the Garden State. Make sure to add your plays to the event calendar to have them seen by thousands. Event listings are always free.
EVENT CALENDAR Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
Issei, He Say @ New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch - 8:00pm
The Sting @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 7:30pm