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(WEST ORANGE, NJ) --  Luna Stage’s Summer Performance Conservatory for young artists, ages 12-17 returns for 2020, led by teaching artist and Broadway veteran Karl Kenzler. Auditions will be held at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange, on Thursday, February 27 from 4:00pm-6:00pm and Saturday, February 29 from 2:00pm-5:00pm and by appointment.  Students selected for the program will collaborate on a devised play that they will perform on Luna’s MainStage theater this July.... READ ON

(LINCROFT, NJ) -- Closing out their thirty-fourth season, Pegasus Production Company presents Footloose. Ren McCormack, a city kid from Chicago, arrives in the small town of Bomont and is instantly met with eyes watching his every move. Ever since a tragic event, Reverend Shaw Moore has banned dancing so that such a tragedy could never happen again. Ren challenges this law while making lots of friends and a few enemies along the way. Follow Ren on this journey as he struggles to bring everyone together through his love of dance.... READ ON

(POMPTON LAKES, NJ) -- The Sound of Music continues at Rhino Theatre this weekend with performances on Friday, February 21 at 8:00pm, Saturday, February 22 at 5:00pm, and Sunday, February 23 at 2:00pm.  The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. Tickets still available online or by calling the box office 973-248-9491.  Adults $33, Seniors $29, Children $27.  Group rates available for groups of 10 or more.  A dinner and show package is also available.... READ ON

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- The Centenary Stage Company, a not-for-profit professional theatre company in residency on the campus of Centenary University will hold non-union open call auditions for the 2020 Summer Musical Theatre Series productions of Songs for a New World, Forever Plaid and Mamma Mia! Auditions will be held Saturday, March 14 from 10:00am – 5:00pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.... READ ON

Lynn Cohen, an actress who had performed on Broadway, in films, and on television (most notably playing the nanny on Sex and The City) died on February 14, 2020. The actress had a special relationship with Cape May Stage who honored Lynn and her husband Ron at the annual NJ Theatre Alliance Applause Awards held on October 18, 2010 at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown.... READ ON

​​​​​​(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world. Exit82 Theatre presents Puffs from March 13-19.... READ ON

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- She was an escaped slave, a cook, a nurse, an activist, a spy — and, thanks to the recent Oscar-nominated film, an action hero for a new generation. On the afternoon of February 22, Harriet Tubman steps out from the pages of the history books, in a live event that summons the enduring spirit of the woman who served as "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. Presented at the historic Stephen Crane House in observance of Black History Month, "Harriet's Long Road to Freedom" brings Tubman to vivid life in a solo performance written by and starring Lorraine Stone.... READ ON

(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- The Department of Music and Theatre Arts at Monmouth University has announced a production of Albert Innaurato's play Gemini. The production runs March 4 -March 8 and March 11-12 with all shows at 8:00pm except for the Sunday, March 8 matinee at 3:00pm.  Presented in Lauren K. Woods Theatre, the seven-show run is directed by Dr. Jack Burke, and assistant directed by Katherine Fernandez. ... READ ON

​​​​​​​(SOMERSET, NJ) -- Every year, the Single’s Club at Elite Preparatory Academy comes out of hibernation and gets to work on its most important holiday of the school year. After a day of laughter, friendly competition, and unexpected twists, the Valentines’ Day celebration topped off another long and productive week among EPA’s students. In the words of one astonished professor, “[The Single’s Club] really outdid themselves this time.”... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) just completed its Equity open-call auditions in New York City, for its 2020 Season, but will also be auditioning in Cape May, NJ on Saturday March 7 from 11:00am – 7:00pm.  Non-union actors will be seen, as long as no members of Actors' Equity are kept waiting. The theater is located in Cape May, NJ where all shows will be rehearsed. The company operates under an Equity SPT 3 Contract.... READ ON

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