New Jersey Theatre Alliance has announced their new Career Accelerator Program, a 6-month program comprising three part-time, 8-week placements; two with professional theatres and one with New Jersey Theatre Alliance to learn about theatre administration and management in real-world contexts. In addition to learning in the field, fellows will participate in professional development seminars, one-on-one mentoring meetings, and check-ins with the Theatre Alliance Staff.
Lewis Center for the Arts presents "Icarus and Other Party Tricks"
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater at Princeton University will present Icarus and Other Party Tricks, a first semi-staged reading of an immersive drama exploring themes of grief, confrontation, and tenderness. Written and directed by Princeton senior Sarah Grinalds, the piece follows a protagonist’s manic episode through mandated therapy sessions, familial confrontations, and her own brainscape. Performances are on September 30 at 7:30pm and October 1 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm in the Drapkin Studio at the Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton campus. The show is free and open to the public; no tickets required.
Algonquin Arts Theatre Reunites Cast and Creative Team for "Man of La Mancha" Recreating the Epic Production from Ten Years Ago
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre presents Man of La Mancha from October 14-23, 2022. Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is a remarkable, poignant and moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature. At times both inspiring and thought provoking, the story will warm the heart of everyone whose spirits were ever raised by the prospect of a victory by the underdog.
Inside South Camden Theatre's 18th Season
(CAMDEN, NJ) -- South Camden Theatre Company has announced the show line-up for their 18th season at The Waterfront South Theatre, the only free-standing theatre built in Camden in more than 100 years. The season includes The Legend of Georgia McBride, Lettice & Lovage, Alabama Story, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.
Center Players Presents "Last of the Red Hot Lovers"
(FREEHOLD, NJ) -- Center Players will explore love, marriage and infidelity as it launches its 2022-23 season with a production of Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers at Center Playhouse, 35 South St, in downtown Freehold from October 14-30, 2022.
Star Royale Theatre presents "Jekyll & Hyde"
(POMPTON LAKES, NJ) -- Star Royale Theatre, formerly Rhino Theatre Mainstage, presents Jekyll & Hyde from October 14-30 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 3:00pm. This is the epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.
Hamilton cast members release "The Election of 2022" song
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Hamilton, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote, have released “The Election of 2022,” a lyric rewrite video for National Voter Registration Day promoting the importance of voting. The song directs viewers to Hamilton’s Ham4Progress website, which includes When We All Vote’s tools and resources for people to understand what’s needed to vote in their state.
Light Opera of New Jersey to open 2022-23 season with "Candide"
(MADISON, NJ) -- Light Opera of New Jersey will begin their 2022-23 season with a performance of Leonard Bernstein's operetta, Candide. There will be two performances, Saturday, October 22 at 8:00pm and Sunday October 23 at 3:00pm at the Dorothy Young Center for the Performing Arts (Madison, NJ). This concert performance will feature Maestro Jason Tramm leading the 30-piece Light Opera of New Jersey Orchestra, over 60 singers in the chorus and highly acclaimed soloists drawn from the best Broadway and operatic talent.