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(TEANECK, NJ) -- Black Box Studios is the "in house" educational theater company for the new Black Box Performing Arts Center of Englewood, NJ.  While their new space remains closed due to the unprecedented health emergency, Black Box has pivoted online this summer and will continue programming virtually until it's safe to meet in person once again.... READ ON

(NEW YORK, NY) -- The Broadway League announced on June 29 that Broadway performances in New York City will be suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19. The League has released updated information regarding performance cancellations and ticketing. Broadway theatres are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for all performances through January 3, 2021.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse is honored to receive a CARES Act economic stabilization grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create the Digital Humanities Teaching Institute--a virtual professional development program for K-12 humanities teachers.  George Street Playhouse is one of five NEH CARES Act recipients in New Jersey.  This grant supports essential operations at more than 300 cultural institutions across the country, and GSP is one of five theatres in the nation that received this award.  ... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- In response to the Coronavirus National Emergency and statewide and global shutdowns, Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the continuation  of online classes this summer from our Theater School.  Classes designed for students ages 7 to 17 will be delivered weekly starting July 13th and will feature the same instructors and lessons utilized in our in-person classes. ... READ ON








(NETCONG, NJ) -- The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey presents their next Studio Series of the 38th season, JUNGALBOOK virtually streaming on YouTube Live on Friday, July 17 at 7:30pm and Saturday, July 18 at 4:00pm. Written by Edward Mast, JUNGALBOOK is a thrilling and fun-filled adaptation based on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, which moves the jungle to an inner-city playground as we follow Mowgli navigating his way through the wilds of childhood. This production is directed by Jillian Petrie, TGS's Company Choreographer.... READ ON

(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- In spite of not being able to perform as usual, East Lynne Theater Company's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, figured out how two of its programs can continue: "Tales of the Victorians" and the "Student Theater Workshop." "Tales" aren't taking place as usual on the porches of B&Bs, and the "Workshop," usually 9 days inside, is now 4 days outside in July, but still with a performance.... READ ON

​​​​​​​(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company presents the, first ever, Family Front Porch Series this July. The Family Front Porch Series will be a series of 3 free events, which will take place on the front porch of Centenary University’s Seay Building at 400 Jefferson Street in Hackettstown. Each event will be one of the Company’s Young Audience Series, a series of musicals that tour the country, presenting children’s theatre productions. ... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Two River Theater invites students to stretch their artistic muscles this summer and explore weekly classes in acting, songwriting, scenic/costume/lighting design, or build a short performance in a week in their modified Summer Intensives 2.0. ... READ ON

(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) has decided to move their entire 2020 season line-up of plays on both its Main Stage and Outdoor Stage to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the State’s current guidelines regarding in-person gatherings.   The 58th season, which was set to debut in May with Enchanted April and close with A Midwinter Night’s Dream, a wintry adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in December, will premiere in the same order in 2021 when both the State and the Theatre feel it will be safe for large public gatherings once again.... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey joins theaters across the country in the Play at Home project. The Play at Home micro-commissioning initiative is a collaboration between theaters as a response to the rapidly changing landscape of the performing arts during this global crisis. The mission of the initiative is to continue to inspire joy and creativity through live theater. ... READ ON


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