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The Paper Mill Playhouse begins the new decade with the world premier of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. As the name implies, the show is all about the music of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. His name is synonymous with some of the most successful shows musical theater offers. His Phantom of the Opera continues to be the longest running show on Broadway. The rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar is back out on a new national tour after scoring huge success as a television live musical. These are only a few from the hugely popular portfolio attributed to this man.... READ ON

“Hotel on Fremont” by Princeton University senior Marshall Dylan Schaffer takes place in a luxury hotel lobby’s public and private spaces and focuses on a group of young people and the situations that ensue in their pursuit of relationships. The pop-punk based jukebox musical uses music and dance to explore how we form our personal relationships and how we develop our relationships with ourselves.... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Paper Mill Playhouse is currently presenting the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. The musical is on stage through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse.   ... READ ON

Playing at George Street Playhouse through February 16, 2020 is the world premiere of the stage adaptation of the novel Midwives. The book by Chris Bohjalian sold more than 2 million copies since its publication. It was an early selection of Oprah’s Book Club and in 2001 was made into an award-nominated film. Now the book really comes to life as a play also written by Mr. Bohjalian. George Street Playhouse does a remarkable job with this production. The stage set design, the story development, and the acting make this a play well worth going to see.... READ ON

Andrew. Lloyd. Webber. His name is synonymous with Broadway blockbusters. His scores for shows like "Cats," "Evita," and "Phantom of the Opera" are some of the most beloved in all musical theatre. Paper Mill Playhouse is taking a behind-the-scenes look at the composer’s life and work with "Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber." Featuring songs that you know and love as well as new hits, this world premiere reveals how some of his greatest music was created. Join Jesse and Dave at rehearsal to find out more!... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Midwives by Chris Bohjalian is on stage at George Street Playhouse at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center in New Brunswick, NJ until February 16, 2020. The production is directed by David Saint.... READ ON

Here's a look at plays coming to stages around the Garden State in February. Remember to send your press releases to and add your shows to the event calendar to be included in future previews.... READ ON

Even on a break, Ariel Woodiwiss is multi-tasking. The actress is lying on a sofa, taking a much-needed rest before rehearsal begins on the new play she’s starring in at McCarter Theatre in Princeton. At the same time, she’s fitting in a phone interview about her role in the show.... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is on stage at Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ until February 2, 2020.  The production is directed by Sara Holdren.... READ ON

“Midwives” is a story with a sharp knife, lots of blood, a death, and a criminal trial—but no villain. Chris Bohjalian’s play, in its world premiere at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick through February 16, is not about evildoers but rather about a woman going about her business when something goes off the rails.... READ ON

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