(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents Anastasia - The New Broadway Musical with four performances from December 3-5. From the Tony® Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime and inspired by the beloved films, Anastasia is the new Broadway musical that’s “one of the most gorgeous shows in years!” (New York Observer).
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- The Algonquin’s 2021-2022 Broadway Series is on sale now, featuring five productions. Elf the Musical opened on November 21, 2021 and the remaining shows through December 12 are expected to sell out soon. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).
Doug Harris Talks About "It's Only A Play" at George Street Playhouse
by Charles Paolino - published 2021-11-28
A critic once complimented Doug Harris, who has a principal role in the new George Street Playhouse production of It’s Only a Play, for his “smooth charm.” Harris figures that critic “must have been allowed to drink inside the theater.”
Here's a look at the top 10 most read articles published at New Jersey Stage during the week November 21-27, 2021. Each week, we publish about 70 articles, including several original columns and features, along with news releases for events happening throughout the state and nearby areas like Philadelphia and New York City. This week's Top 10 includes articles involving 5 counties in New Jersey (Atlantic, Cumberland, Essex, Middlesex, and Monmouth) and New York City. The most read article, for the third straight week, was a story about the film "A Case in Blue".
"Insanely Good!" Pat Metheny's Side Eye LIVE! at STNJ
by Spotlight Central - published 2021-11-27
Music lovers inside the historic State Theatre New Jersey auditorium in New Brunswick, NJ this Friday, November 12, 2021 are primed to experience an evening of innovative jazz presented by guitar phenom Pat Metheny and his trio, Side Eye.
Here are the radio programs aired by Radio Jersey and Beyond the Palace this week. Radio Jersey shows air Monday through Friday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on ThePenguinRocks.com and Beyond the Palace airs throughout the week. Both shows are hosted by Lee Mrowicki and are also available on demand.
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, presents the New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022, which marks its 40th Anniversary, on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between January 28 – February 20, 2022. The festival will be a hybrid one as they will be presenting the Festival online as well as doing select live screenings at Rutgers University.
Makin Waves Song of the Week: “No Way to Live” by Colossal Street Jam
by Bob Makin - published 2021-11-26
In anticipation of “No Way to Live,” Colossal Street Jam’s next album early next year, the title track is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.
Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...11/25/21
by Danny Coleman - published 2021-11-25
The year was 1978, a then teenaged future writer was prepping to go to his first ever concert at Jadwin Gym on the campus of Princeton University. That concert was Emerson, Lake & Palmer; an event which not only left a lasting impression but also increased a hunger for live music while broadening horizons to include a genre called “Progressive Rock.”
Dionne Warwick Inspires an Arts Exhibit In Newark, Visits for In-Person Tour
by Rachel Alban, JerseyArts.com - published 2021-11-24
Dionne Warwick's distinctive voice has been part of American pop music for more than 60 years. With more than 100 million record sales, 80 billboard hits, six Grammys, and one lifetime achievement award, Warwick has been credited with “bridging the gap” between pop and R&B audiences.