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(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Curious about what made the town of Cape May, NJ tick over a hundred years ago? Join East Lynne Theater Company, virtually, when this Equity professional theater presents a reading of "Historic Spout Offs" on YouTube at on Tuesday, July 14 at 8:00pm (EST). Access to the recorded version is through Friday, July 17 at 7:59pm (EST). The reading is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted.... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Paper Mill Playhouse has announced added performances of Brookside Cabaret after the successful launch of Brookside Cabaret on Saturdays at Paper Mill Playhouse’s Carriage House Restaurant at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House.  Saturday evening performances have been extended through at least Labor Day, and performances have been scheduled on Thursday nights through the summer. ... READ ON

“Rights of Passage”, a new drama by Michelle Tyrene Johnson will livestream on Friday, July 10th at 8pm EST/ 7pm CST/ 5pm PT and will be available for a limited time through July 24th. This production will be directed by Sibyl Rolle. Sound design and composition will be provided by M. Florian Staab. Part of the proceeds will go to benefit Black Lives Matter. With this production, Four Walls Theater is honoring 2020 graduates from college and MFA programs. ... READ ON

(BURLINGTON, NJ) -- Lyceum Hall Center For The Arts in Burlington City offers a Self Tape Seminar on Wednesday, July 15 and a special 4-part Audition Rep Overhaul workshop from July 22 to August 12 in addition to their other programing and concert series. ... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Starting July 26, Two River Theater will launch a series of benefit play readings. The selected readings reflect the past, present and future of the theater’s diverse range of programming including reimagined classics and world premieres by the industry’s most adventurous theater artists.... READ ON

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, presents a virtual reading of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play Ripcord for the Livingston Library on ZOOM. The video will be available on Friday, July 17th at 1:00pm.  You will receive a link to the private prerecorded YouTube video. You will have until Friday, July 24th to view the video at your leisure before it is taken down.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Our Times: Uprising, a virtual reading series of plays, poetry & other writings by Black American Authors. Beginning on Monday July 13, the series runs three weeks on consecutive Mondays and provides an original overview of African American history and culture while exploring issues of race, oppression and injustice for contemporary audiences.... READ ON

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Black Box Performing Arts Center has delivered high-octane, professional free Shakespeare to various Bergen County parks for the past two summers. In the wake of COVID-19, the uniquely collaborative group of theater makers have revamped their annual summer festival for this year’s Shakespeare in the Park Bergen County 2020. Before performing outside in - still hopefully - August and September, BBPAC will present free online readings of “The Henry Trilogy,” Shakespeare’s renown history plays in chronological order throughout the rest of July! ... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- The City of Cape May, NJ is open for business, but what if some yearly visitors can't get here this season, and they miss life in this seaside resort?  What about the tourists and locals who are here who would like an entertaining look at Cape May's past? And then there are those who've never been to Cape May, who might be curious about what made the town tick one hundred years ago. ... READ ON

(MADISON, NJ) -- On June 19th, 2020, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) was awarded a grant from the prestigious New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support and promote virtual accessibility to STNJ’s popular Shakespeare Book Club.  The award will enable the Book Club to reach a wider and more diverse audience, providing accessibility to the program both in-person and online.  The Book Club is part of STNJ’s Shakespeare Theatre Academy, and the next session begins on October 6, 2020.... READ ON

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