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(MORRISTOWN, NJ) --  It's baaaaaack!  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] is the original and timeless classic from the Reduced Shakespeare Company. Back on the road for the first time in a decade, The Complete Works comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 21 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $29-$49.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater at Princeton University will present the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home on February 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Wallace Theater in the Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling 2006 graphic memoir and adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, this groundbreaking musical introduces audiences to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her father and the rest of her uniquely dysfunctional family that connect with her in surprising new ways. ... READ ON

(WEST ORANGE, NJ) -- Luna Stage will launch 2019 with the World Premiere of Christina Gorman's cyber-security romance Roan @ The Gates, directed by Michelle Tattenbaum. An exploration of internet privacy and the risks of whistleblowing, this suspenseful new play examines the cost of doing the right thing. The production runs from January 31 to February 24.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The world premiere of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical, a powerful new show exploring the life of American icon Nina Simone, as told through her own words and groundbreaking music—will kick off 2019 at George Street Playhouse and run from January 29 to February 24.... READ ON

(HOBOKEN, NJ) --- Mile Square Theatre presents Lauren Gunderson’s drama I and You from January 30 through February 24. In the play, Caroline, ill and homebound, is visited by her high school classmate Anthony to complete a project about Walt Whitman. As these two let their guards down and reveal their secrets, the mundane poetry project unlocks the deeper mysteries between the two. ... READ ON

(PISCATAWAY, NJ) -- Circle Players of Piscataway will hold auditions for the fifth production of our 2018/2019 season, Sylvia, written by AR Gurney and directed by Ed Faver. Auditions will be held on Thursday, February 21 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and Sunday, February 24 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, February 26 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. (Please note callbacks are by invitation only.)  The production runs May 17 through June 9, 2019.... READ ON

(GLASSBORO, NJ) -- In America, That Is To Say Nowhere, an original devised work inspired by a revolutionary 19th century play, continues the Department of Theatre & Dance’s mainstage season at Rowan University with a provocative look at the turmoil created by a tyrannical political figure. Performances are February 21 - 24 in Tohill Theatre on the Glassboro campus.... READ ON

(CAMDEN, NJ) -- The South Camden Theatre Company presents two comic one-acts together for their fourteenth season opener. The first one-act (The Duck Variations) was written by David Mamet and the other  (The Dumb Waiter) by Harold Pinter. Both playwrights guide us through their stories in very unique ways.  Performances take place weekends from February 8 through March 2nd.  The plays are directed by Randall McCann and Brad Reiter.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions presents the unique theatrical experience that is Reid Farrington’s The Passion Project performed by Laura K. Nicoll.  Eight performances will take place from February 21st to March 3rd. The Passion Project is a 30 minute vibration between performance, film, and installation. Carl Th.Dreyer’s 1928 immortal masterpiece, “The Passion of Joan of Arc” is the main narrative along with the history behind the making of the film, a discussion with a Danish archivist, the story of making this project, as well as Joan’s own story –– her trial, torture, and execution. The Passion Project explodes the film into the three dimensions; placing the audience inside the film, sitting next to Joan, subjecting them to the relentless rhythm of 35 mm film projection.... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso headline Centenary Stage Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, February 15 through March 3 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown, New Jersey. Adapted by John Alan Wyatt and directed by Anne Occhiogrosso, the production will feature Randall Duk Kim as Doctor Thomas Stockmann supported by an acting company of professional and local talent from the tri-state area and Centenary University. The full-scale production marks the culmination of the 2018 Gates Ferry Lecture Series: “What is Truth?” ... READ ON

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre will present the World Premiere of Psychodrama by Montclair playwright Phoebe Farber. This seriocomedy unfolds in a divorce support group where a new leader introduces unorthodox methods that just might work. Psychodrama runs February 14-March 3.... READ ON

(WEST ORANGE, NJ) --  Luna Stage is now accepting submissions for its 7th Annual New Moon Short Play Festival. The three-day festival draws on Luna’s resources as a professional regional theatre to support New Jersey playwrights, showcase local actors, spark meaningful conversation, and build community. The selected plays will be presented at one of the three evenings, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, May 20-22, at 7:30pm. The deadline for submission is March 8.... READ ON

(WEEHAWKEN, NJ) -- Hudson Theatre Works presents The Caretaker from February 21st through March 10th. A richly poetic, tangled, and sometimes comedic tale of two brothers and a mysterious stranger written by Nobel Prize Laureate playwright Harold Pinter. ... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company, with The Henry Sawyer Inn and Twin Gables Inn, present Murder Mystery Weekends on February 15-16, March 8-9, March 22-23, March 29-30, and April 5-6. Participants can test their crime-solving skills while staying in one of these lovely Bed & Breakfasts. East Lynne Theater Company's Murder Mystery Weekends were cited among one of the top five in the country by "AM NY."  ... 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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