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(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s TYRO Acting Program is now accepting enrollment for the 2019 summer session running July 8 through July 19. As part of the Centenary Stage Company’s mission to introduce and develop arts in education within the community, TYRO I for ages 6 – 8 and TYRO II for ages 9 - 11 is a two-week theatre arts program designed specifically for young thespians. Using structured theatre activities which focus on expression, confidence building and fun, young thespians will learn acting technique through a variety of theatre games and improvisations. ... READ ON

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- A Work of Heart Productions (WHP) will present Into the Woods at Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre in Morristown, NJ on July 26, 27, and 28, 2019. Wishes, The Witch, and The Woods collide in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved Tony Award winning musical. “Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in this timeless, yet relevant, piece... a rare modern classic. ... READ ON

(UNION, NJ) -- Bullet Theatre Collaborative and The Theater Project will present musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, July 12 – 28 at the YMCA in Union, NJ. One of the most beloved and popular Off-Broadway shows of all time, this affectionate spoof on 1950’s sci-fi films has become a household name, thanks to a highly successful film adaptation and a book and score by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, the superstar team behind the music of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast. Charming, tuneful and hilarious, Little Shop of Horrors never ceases to entertain.... READ ON

(NEW YORK, NY) -- Pushcart Players Artistic Director, Paul Whelihan will be performing in the play about aphasia, Talk To Me by Megan Bussiere. Performances of this Actors’ Equity showcase are Friday, June 28  through Sunday, June 30, 2019 at TheaterLab, located at 357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY.... READ ON

(HOLMDEL, NJ) -- Holmdel Theatre Company (HTC) presents the groundbreaking and provacative rock musical Next to Normal from July 19 through August 4, 2019. With a phenomenal book by Brian Yorkey and powerful score by Tom Kitt, this moving piece is the winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.... READ ON

(NEW YORK, NY) -- The Center at West Park is a not-for-profit performing arts center based in the New York City Landmark West Park Presbyterian Church. Its dual mission to revitalize West Park as a home for theater, dance, music, and culture, and to steward the restoration of the building’s historic Romanesque Revival facade.  They are accepting Object Movement Applications now through Sunday, July 28.   Object Movement is a curated festival and developmental residency for puppeteers and object theater artists. ... READ ON

(OCEAN GROVE, NJ) -- The Starving Artist Restaurant in Ocean Grove is bringing back live performances to the porch at Days. The Porch Show 2019, a Broadway musical revue will run Wednesday through Saturday, June 26 -29, and Wednesday, July 3 and Friday July 5. All performances begin at 7:30pm.... READ ON

(NEW YORK, NY) -- Normal Ave, a theatre company founded by a group of Montclair State alumni, have announced its 2019-20 season. The season will kick off October 3, 2019 with the world premiere of Of the woman came the beginning of sin and through her we all die by Lily Houghton, directed by Kylie M. Brown. Following will be another world premiere: Indoor Person by Kayla Martine, directed by Andrew Garrett, beginning performances February 19, 2020. The season will finish with The Book of Grace by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Shariffa Ali, which returns to New York for the first time since the 2010 run at The Public. The Parks revival begins performances April 23, 2020. Casts and creative teams will be announced at a later date.... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May Stage, and GABLES joined forces to support LGBTQ+ Gay Pride Month with "Cape Pride: Two Staged Readings."  On June 10, "The Normal Heart" was at Cape May Stage, and on Monday, June 24, "The Temperamentals" by Jon Marans, will be at The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., where ELTC is in residence. Time is 8:00 p.m., and admission is by donation, with a suggested minimum of $10 in cash or by check, at the door. 50% will be shared between Cape May Stage and East Lynne Theater Company (both nonprofits); 50% will be donated to the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (another nonprofit) to support its on-going work. Following the reading will be a Q&A with the cast.   ... READ ON

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Festival performance events during the week beginning Wednesday, June 19, include a recital by pianist Rachel Cheung, praised by the Dallas Morning News for her “sophisticated and compelling music-making;” a concert of Baroque music on period instruments; and the premier of a new production of the opera Nixon in China.... READ ON

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