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Political polemics abound, especially in an election year where viruses get politicized.  This concept is theatricalized in the George Street Playhouse’s production of Joe DiPietro’s play Conscience.... READ ON

This event has been cancelled (PEAPACK, NJ) --  An action-packed and satirical retelling of the Second World War . . . a romantic comedy about a young couple moving in together . . . a zany comedy about one woman's quest to win the love of someone ensnared by a jealous fiancee . . . a musical drama about a man who desperately wants to spend more time with his cousin.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Tony Award-winning actress Harriet Harris stars as real-world Senator Margaret Chase Smith opposite Lee Sellars  as Senator Joseph McCarthy in the world-premiere of Tony-Award winner Joe Pietro’s new play Conscience, currently on stage at George Street Playhouse until March 29.... READ ON

March is National Reading Month and there’s no better way to celebrate this with your children than seeing Roald Dahl’s “Matilda, the Musical” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. The play is based on the popular children’s book about a girl who is able to escape the problems of her own world through the books given to her by a librarian.  The musical revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and offers the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Axelrod’s production runs for three weekends beginning March 7th.... READ ON

(WAYNE, NJ) -- Rosen Performing Arts Center presents Disney's Little Mermaid Jr. on February 29th at 4:00pm and March 1st 2:00pm. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.... READ ON

Having just endured a break up, the last thing in the world I wanted to do was review a play entitled 5 Times in One Night.  But this production is an astute, fierce, playful, and highly entertaining evening hosted by the intimate Mile Square Theatre. ... READ ON

It premiered in July 2019 at the New York Musical Festival, where The New York Times praised it as “by far the best of the festival’s four shows,” and Theater Mania called it “a beautiful tribute to Emmett and his mother, Mamie Till.”... READ ON

While many theaters around the Garden State take the summer off, East Lynne Theater thrives on the summer season.  Located in Cape May, the theater is dedicated to presenting American theater classics.  Seasons often include a play or two that hasn’t been performed in decades. In 2020, the theater celebrates its 40th season with the theme of “Challenging Change” and productions of Possessing Harriet, Born Yesterday, and Why Marry? to go along with their annual radio shows, Halloween, and Christmas based productions. ... READ ON

Here's a look at plays on stages around the Garden State in March 2020. Remember to add your shows to the NJ Stage Event Calendar and send press releases to to be included here.... READ ON

Trish and Josh are coworkers and good friends, but when they are both up for a promotion things change.  You’ll see just how far people are willing to go to get ahead in The Promotion by Joe Giovannetti.  The comedy about surviving in the dog eat dog world of business has its World Premiere at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch in March.... READ ON

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