Here below is the Opening Weekend Schedule for the 2023 New Jersey Film Festival. The Festival will be presented online as well as have in-person screenings at Rutgers University. All the films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date. Each General Admission Ticket or Festival Pass purchased is good for both the virtual and the in-person screenings. The in-person screenings will be held in Voorhees Hall #105/Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ beginning at 5PM or 7PM on their show date. General Admission Ticket=$15 Per Program; Festival All Access Pass=$100; In-Person Only Student Ticket=$10 Per Program.
New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 01-26-23
Here is the morning update from New Jersey's arts newswire. We regularly publish between 8-15 new articles and news reports each day. Nobody covers the Arts throughout the Garden State like New Jersey Stage!
Two Family-Friendly Shows Added to Kean Stage Spring Line-Up
(UNION, NJ) -- Two new family-friendly, sensory-inclusive shows have been added to Kean Stage’s Spring 2023 season at Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre in Union, NJ.
Montclair Art Museum and African American Cultural Committee Announce the AACC Founders Fellowship
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) and the African American Cultural Committee (AACC) have announced the inauguration of the AACC Founders Fellowship, beginning in September of 2023.
Inaugural bergenPAC High School Musical Awards to Take Place May 22nd
(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Move over Tonys, a new award show is taking centerstage this Spring. The inaugural bergenPAC High School Musical Awards will celebrate outstanding performances from schools across the region.
NJPAC presents PILOBOLUS Big Five-Oh!
(NEWARK, NJ) -- The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents PILOBOLUS Big Five-Oh! on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 7:00pm. The celebratory program is a milestone in fifty years of groundbreaking dance from the uniquely feisty arts organism. PILOBOLUS puts the “Oh!” in Big Five Oh!, deliberately questioning its own givens, and turning its traditions sideways to bring its past into the future. As fresh and vibrant as ever are signature works from vintage classics to trend-setting innovative work in shadow.
UCPAC hosts free event: "Langston & Beethoven: Black & Proud"
(RAHWAY, NJ) -- In celebration of Black History Month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Rahway invite residents to experience the words and music of two cultural legends whose art interweaves across centuries and continents, in a live performance of Langston & Beethoven: Black & Proud on Tuesday, January 31 at the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. Showtime is 7:00pm.
Film Production in New Jersey Once Again Smashes Record
Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced on January 24th that overall in-state production spending from filmmaking exceeded $650 million dollars in 2022, besting the previous record of $500 million set for 2021. The announcement came at the outset of a series of meetings in California between Governor Murphy and the film, TV, and technology industries.
"Maybe I Do" - Film Shot In New Jersey Comes To Theaters
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- An all-star cast visited Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic Counties for the filming of the upcoming multigenerational romantic comedy Maybe I Do. Produced by Endeavor Content, the movie follows Michelle and Allen, who have reached the point in their relationship where they are considering next steps. They decide to invite their parents to finally meet and offer their insights about why marriage works. Turns out, the parents already know one another quite well, which leads to some differing opinions about the value of matrimony. Maybe I Do is produced by Michael Jacobs, Scott Mednick, and Vincent Newman and will be released in theaters on January 27.