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(HOLMDEL) -- For one night only, Broadway Star and Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley is set to kickoff Holmdel Theatre Company's Broadway at the Barn series with her solo show Ripley Prescription. The performance will take place on Thursday, June 20 at 8:00pm.... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Cape May Stage will present Heisenberg by Simon Stephens from May 22 through June 21. One of the most produced plays in the U.S. in 2018, Heisenberg is a funny and surprising play about a chance encounter between a reserved, Irish older gentleman and a rowdy, younger woman from New Jersey who slingshots herself into his life.... READ ON

(HAMMONTON, NJ) -- The bobby-soxer era may have long since run out, yet “The Voice” still invades the homes and hearts of millions of Americans across the country to this very day. Eagle Theatre is no exception, as they present the ultimate ‘ol Blue Eyes experience with My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, running May 31st through June 23rd, 2019. This retro stroll down memory lane will transform the entire theatre into a lavish 1940s nightclub, complete with a live onstage jazz trio, experiential round table seating, and all-star cast performing an ambitious repertoire of songs made famous by the man, the myth, the legend.... READ ON

(HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The Ritz Theatre presents The Apple Tree from June 7-23. The Apple Tree is a collection of three musicals that are unrelated and, yet, strangely connected. Funny, touching, and remarkably memorable, it’s a little show with a big heart.... READ ON

(HILLSBOROUGH, NJ) -- The Somerset Valley Players presents Jack of Diamonds weekends through June 23.  Directed by Emily M. Windus, Jack of Diamonds by Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes follows the plans of four retirement home to get revenge on the crooked financial advisor who stole their life savings in a Ponzi scheme.... READ ON

The Hudson Shakespeare Company of Jersey City returns with its 28th season of summer touring Shakespeare with the medieval love and music romp of As You Like It. The show is free to see and will be touring in libraries and parks throughout the state from from June 4 to June 26. In the play, hotheaded Orlando (Colin Colford) has been shut out of his inheritance by his really mean for no reason older brother (Joey Sponseller) and is forced to make a name for himself in Duke Frederick’s (Sean Devonshire) court. He decides to take an amateur night wrestling challenge with the Duke’s champion, Charles (Jake Simard), whom he completely trashes. In his display of physical prowess, he thoroughly impresses the Duke’s daughter Celia (Julianne Wentz) and her cousin, Rosalind (Ashley Robin Patten) the daughter of the now deposed duke, Duke Senior.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Montclair Studio Players’ concludes its season mounting the original version of The Boys in The Band. Performances run Thursdays to Sundays, June 14th – 29th at 8:00pm, except 3:00pm on Sundays. Here directed by E. Dale Smith-Gallo (Montclair), The Boys in The Band by Mart Crowley did the unthinkable in 1968 New York City, presenting a brash, unapologetically gay story in pre-Stonewall America. And while the fear and self-loathing brought on by living a publicly-closeted existence pervade this tale of nine men at a gin-soaked birthday party gone awry, so too do whips of defiance and a need to live truthfully–no matter the cost. ... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The 2019 Princeton Festival, which runs June 7-30, will include 22 performances of 9 events.  Highlights include John Adam's opera, Nixon In China; the Princeton debut of Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn; She Loves Me - a charming musical by the team that created Fiddler On The Roof; performances by Internationally known pianist Rachel Cheung, Concordia Chamber Players, and the Baroque Orchestra.  Tickets are on sale for all events now.... READ ON

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- American Theater Group and Producing Artistic Director James Vagias present the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County at the South Orange Performing Arts Center from June 20-30. Based on the best-selling novel and hit film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Color Purple, The Secret Garden, ‘night Mother).... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- In an airy rehearsal room on the Princeton University campus, a group of students and recent graduates stare down a baseball diamond they leap, cheer, and curse the umpire—or at least that’s what they’re pretending to do as they conclude the fourth day of rehearsals for William Finn and James Lapine’s Falsettos, the opening production of Princeton Summer Theater’s 2019 Season.   Falsettos runs June 20th-23rd and June 27th-30th.... READ ON

(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Man of La Mancha, a musical by Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh, and Joe Darion, directed by Letitia D. Townes opens at Playhouse 22 in East Brunswick on Friday, June 14 and runs weekends through June 30th. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”... READ ON

​​​​​​​(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey launches their 57th season, titled Incredible Journeys, with a new take by Ken Ludwig on the beloved classic, The Three Musketeers. Directed by renowned fight director Rick Sordelet, this swashbuckling production will bound on to the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre stage run from June 12 through July 7.... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- "It is my belief that the spirit of man is eternal, and free to communicate with the living," claimed photographer William H. Mumler (1832-1884).  He also claimed he could take pictures of ghosts with his camera. Mary Todd Lincoln was among the many who flocked to his studio to have pictures taken just to see who would be in the photo. Mumler's photo of Mrs. Lincoln shows the ghost of her husband standing above her, his hand on her shoulder.... READ ON

(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- New Jersey Repertory Company presents the world premiere of Voyager One by Jared Michael Delaney from June 20- July 21, 2019. Directed by Evan Bergman, the play stars Mare Akana, Joseph Carlson, and Daven Ralston. The play takes place in the far future where a discovery is made which upends everything humanity has been led to believe. Meanwhile, in the recent past, two researchers on the Voyager One Golden Record project find themselves on a journey across the universe where rock n’ roll never dies and love lives on.... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Count Basie Center for the Arts presents The Simon & Garfunkel Story on January 23, 2020.Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performing all the hits including "Mrs Robinson", "Cecilia", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "Homeward Bound" and many more. **NOTE: this show was originally scheduled for January 30, 2019 but had to be postponed due to a winter storm. Tickets for the original date will be honored on January 23, 2020. For those unable to make the new date, refunds will be honored at the original point of purchase through August 1, 2019.... READ ON

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