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(FLORHAM PARK, NJ) -- Due to the resounding success of its Back Yard Stage debut this summer, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) will present a new, outdoor, live performance offering this fall.  Artistic Director, Bonnie J. Monte, has selected three one-act comedies by George Bernard Show to fashion a 90-minute production entitled Shaw! Shaw! Shaw!  The production will feature the Theatre’s non-Equity Shrewd Mechanicals company, and will be directed by Ms. Monte.  The production runs October 14 – 25, Wednesday through Sunday, with all performances at 7:00pm, plus Sunday matinees at 4:00pm. ... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City Theater Center presents the 2nd annual Voices International Theatre Festival from Friday October 16 to Sunday October 25, a unique hybrid of virtual and live events featuring the work of 21 groundbreaking theatre companies from Europe, Eastern Europe, South Asia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and NY-NJ.  The festival’s opening ceremony on Sunday October 18 is a specially designed, socially distanced live-assembly gathering in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, combining both live and virtual elements, including classes during the afternoon and a performance-ceremony broadcast live at 6:00pm EST.... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s Fringe Festival continues October 22 through October 25 with Tevye Served Raw: Garnished with Jews. See the Tevye stories performed as the man who wrote them intended!  Discover what’s not in Fiddler On The Roof -- plus hilarious stories and sketches by the man they called “the Jewish Mark Twain”. Tevye Served Raw gives you a real picture of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, as described by a man who was actually there -- the Greatest (and funniest) Jewish Writer Ever, Sholem Aleichem. Featuring a cast of Broadway / Off-Broadway / movie / television /Yiddish theater veterans -- and Hackettstown favorites.... READ ON

(NETCONG, NJ) -- The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong reopens its doors to the public and kicks off its 39th season with Snow White.  This production will run October 16-25 with in person performances taking place on Friday, October 16 at 7:30pm (Opening Night), Saturdays at 4:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.  This production will also be available for streaming, October 23-25. Snow White is written by Greg Banks with direction by Stephen L. Fredericks, TGS’s Executive Director.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- From now through election day, Black Women and the Ballot: 3 Short Radio Dramas will be available online. The stories follow the heroines that made women’s suffrage and the fight for equality possible.  They include the reimagined retelling of real-life African American suffragettes’ journeys from the likes of Edna Brown Coleman, Mary Church Terrell, and Nellie May Quander. Tony and Emmy winner Phylicia Rashad stars in one of the plays.... READ ON

(WEST ORANGE, NJ) -- Luna Stage’s ambitious and timely Voting Writes Project continues this month with world premiere plays, films, a concept album, and a costume party. Luna commissioned these myriad interactive events to inspire civic engagement in the November 2020 election. All events are free and open to the public via interactive livestream on Luna Stage’s Facebook and YouTube. Previous performances can be viewed on Luna's website and IGTV.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- coLAB Arts, in collaboration with National Organization for Women of New Jersey (NOW-NJ) presents “legacyNOW”, an intergenerational digital celebration of the ongoing fight for equality. The project includes five digital performances based on oral histories of second wave feminists from NOW-NJ, conducted by youth who have recently joined the movement. ... READ ON

(NEW YORK, NY) -- The Public Theater presents Joe’s Pub New York Voices concert commission, Venus Smiles Not In The House Of Tears (name inspired from "Romeo & Juliet") is a transformative concert that explores generational trauma and opens meaningful dialogue through music and movement.  The show will be available to watch through November 20 on the company's YouTube Channel.... READ ON

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre will present its first audio play, the world premiere of David Lee White’s comedy Ways to be Happy, available starting Friday, October 23. This audio play will be available for download on at a cost of $15.... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- "Humor is tolerant, tender; its ridicule caresses. Wit stabs, begs pardon – and turns the weapon in the wound. Humor is a sweet wine; wit a dry; and we know which is preferred by the connoisseur.  Of course, if you fire live rounds, be prepared for return fire."... READ ON

(TRENTON, NJ) -- Continuing its 2020-21 Season, Passage Theatre has a variety of online programming planned for audience members to stream during the month of November, including it’s first live online Play Reading, an Artist Interview, and two educational online Learning Lab videos for elementary and middle school students.... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- For 30 years, McCarter Theatre Center has celebrated the holidays and brought the community together around Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. This season, McCarter’s artistic team has created a unique way to share the joy and themes of this timeless story with an original gift box containing the magic of theatre.... READ ON

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