(HACKENSACK, NJ) -- Aspire Performing Arts Company (Aspire PAC) will present a pilot production of Perfect Harmony, the Off-Broadway a capella musical hit, at Hackensack Performing Arts Center on October 15 and 16. Perfect Harmony is a musical comedy about the search for truth, love, and high school a cappella championship glory. Perennial powerhouse, the Acafellas, and their female classmates, the Ladies in Red, share their dreams and struggle to blend, as they battle to win Nationals and discover the true meaning of harmony.
The Ritz Theatre Company Presents "Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce"
(HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The Ritz Theatre Company presents the second show of its “Grand Reopening” season, Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce, a fast-paced, comedic, and action-packed journey of five characters in search of an almond, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. The production runs at The Ritz from October 22nd through November 7th.
Meet The 2021-2022 INKubator Playwrights At Art House Productions
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- INKubator is an eight-month generative process for a select group of playwrights in residence at Art House Productions. Playwrights will meet on a monthly basis from October to May alongside resident director Alex Tobey to share new work, receive feedback, and develop the first draft of a new play. At the end of the process, each writer will team up with a director and actors to present a public reading as a part of the INKubator New Play Festival. The playwrights chosen for the 2021-22 INKubator program include Jake Brasch, Nay Harris, Justice Hehir, Riley Elton McCarthy, Christian Mendonça, and Melissa Toomey.
Holmdel Theatre Company presents An Evening With Eden Espinosa On November 13th
(HOLMDEL, NJ) -- Holmdel Theatre Company presents the next installment of their 2021 Broadway At the Barn series with An Evening with Eden Espinosa on Saturday, November 13 at 8:00pm. Most recognized for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Elphaba in Wicked (Broadway, LA and San Francisco), Broadway icon Eden Espinosa makes her Holmdel debut with An Evening with Eden Espinosa, an intimate, laid back, and playful event.
Centenary Stage's NEXTStage Repertory Presents "Alice in Slasherland"
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s NEXTStage Repertory returns with Qui Nguyen’s horror-comedy Alice in Slasherland November 4-8 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. When young Lewis Diaz accidentally resurrects the soul of a brutally slain girl named Alice, he unwittingly unleashes a literal hell on Earth.
Bickford Theatre Presents "Josie and Grace"
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Tymisha Harris returns to The Morris Museum with her portrayal of entertainment trailblazer, Josephine Baker in Josie and Grace. The play, which explores the friendship of Josephine Baker and Grace Kelly, has performances from Friday, November 5 through Sunday, November 7 at The Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre. Josie and Grace will be directed by Aradhana Tiwari.
Somerset Valley Players Presents "Harvey"
(HILLSBOROUGH, NJ) -- It’s not often that the title character in a Pulitzer Prize-winning play is neither seen nor heard. In the case of Mary Chase’s classic comedy, Harvey, it’s a definite plus! The production opens on October 22 at the Somerset Valley Players, Hillsborough’s nonprofit community theatre, and runs weekends through November 7.
Centenary Stage Company To Hold Open Call Auditions For "A Christmas Carol" On October 25th
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company will hold an open-call audition for the upcoming 2021 holiday production of A Christmas Carol written by Stephen Temperley and based on the story by Charles Dickens. Auditions will be held by appointment on Monday, October 25 from 10:30am – 7:00pm.
Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's "Radio Golf"
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Audiences will now have a second chance to see Two River Theater’s critically acclaimed “riveting and soulful” [The Star Ledger] production of August Wilson’s Radio Golf directed by Obie Award winner Brandon J. Dirden.
Inside The Growing Stage's 40th Anniversary Season
(NETCONG, NJ) -- The Growing Stage: The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey will welcome back audiences in person as they present their 40th anniversary Season. The season includes The Story of the Nutcracker, Boogie, Pinkalicious, Time Again in Oz, and Georgia Mae Unplugs America. In addition to a full slate of shows, they have enhanced their facilities, upgraded production values and continue to have health and safety protocols in place for all in-person events.