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Jersey City Theater Center Presents "The Last Match: A Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical"

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originally published: 09/06/2022

Jersey City Theater Center Presents "The Last Match: A Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical"

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City Theater Center will present two performances of The Last Match: A Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical on Monday, September 26 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm at Jersey City’s White Eagle Hall.  Just like the world of professional wrestling, The Last Match is chock full of colorful, bombastic entertainment mixing theater, rock, and live wrestling.

Conceptualized and directed by Jeremiah James with book and lyrics provided by Jason Huza. Sylvana Joyce and C. Robert Smith of Jersey City-based Sylvana Joyce and The Moment were composers and lyricists. The Last Match is a first of its kind, fully immersive rock musical paying homage to the art of professional wrestling. The cast includes Tony-nominated actor Ramin Karimloo and Broadway favorite and TikTok sensation Amber Ardolino.

“We’re honored to have one of our favorite Jersey City-based artists, Sylvana Joyce, and her team developing her new rock musical at Jersey City Theater Center with all-star Broadway cast. JCTC is providing space to local artists and arts producers who apply for a residency to develop their work at no charge,” said JCTC executive producer Olga Levina.  “We thank the Jersey City Arts Trust Fund, Jersey City Arts Council, Jersey City, Hudson County Cultural Affairs, NJ State Council, JCTC’s Board of Directors and the White Eagle Hall team for their generosity in making our city an incubator for world-class performing arts.”

Tickets are $25 and available for purchase online.  White Eagle Hall is located at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City.

Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts organization committed to inspiring conversations about important issues of our times through the arts. Co-founded by Executive Producer Olga Levina, an immigrant from Belarus, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) produces and presents universal yet locally relevant works, emphasizing social justice and human rights.  Since 2006, JCTC has provided a platform for all artistic voices to be heard in Jersey City, with the aim of sparking meaningful cross-cultural dialogue that helps build a greater understanding, mutual respect and better communities in New Jersey. 



 
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