(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) recently announced the lineup for their 2022-23 season. The season includes several shows for Kids 'N Family including BubbleMania!; the Heart & Soul of Magic; Stone Soup and Other Stories; The Great DuBois: Masters of Variety; and The Jungle Book.
(TRENTON, NJ) -- The 2022 Trenton Film Festival will take place from August 26-28 at the Mill Hill Playhouse. The festival concludes with an Awards Ceremony & Closing Reception where audience members are encouraged to vote for their favorites, and a prize will be awarded to the audience's favorite film. Additionally, the festival's panel of judges will award best film to one production in each category.
(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Lotus performed at The Bourbon Room in Atlantic City on August 5, 2022 and photographer Chris Paul was on hand to take photos.The band, which has performed at festivals like Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Ultra, and Rothbury, has steadily built a devote fan base through steady touring. They've also crafted a unique musical style outside of simple genre limitations. Equal parts instrumental post-rock and electronic dance, the band’s distinguishing feature is the ability to maintain a decidedly unique musical voice and remain current while bucking passing trends.
Here's a look at the top 15 most read articles published at New Jersey Stage from July 31 to August 6, 2022. 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 15 includes articles from 10 counties in New Jersey (Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean).
Soul Asylum were part of an amazing chunk of rock music history on the Minneapolis-based indie label TwinTone Records with The Replacements, Babes in Toyland, The Jayhawks and a bunch of other great acts. Then in Majorlabelland, they went on to accomplish even more, including a Grammy for the 1993 hit “Runaway Train.”
Earlier this week, composer, performer, educator, activist, and New Jersey Symphony Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain brought jazz and jazz-inspired classical music to the Newark Museum of Art’s Summer Series along with a co-host, Grammy Award-winning clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera, and the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players.
(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its Main Stage season with David Ives’ The Metromaniacs from August 17 through September 4th. Adapted from Alexis Piron’s La Métromanie from the 1700’s, this outrageous and hilarious satire gives Moliere a run for his money. Ives’ superb “translapation” of Piron’s original is a delicious treat for anyone who loves to laugh.
“Wasting Time,” the latest single from The Vansaders’ brand new album, “Caught in the Light,” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.
Here are previews of plays taking place this week. Click on the title to go to the full preview. Be sure to send press releases for your plays to email@example.com to be included. New Jersey Stage covers Equity, community, college, and high school theatre.
“I do, it just came out in April so even better it's out there now and it's called “Ten” and well, it was pretty simple to title; it's my tenth album so it kind of named itself," laughed the great blues guitarist Albert Cummings as he discussed his latest release, pursuit of his dream and more after a recent show at the famed Iridium in New York City. "I usually name them after some kind of phrase or words in the album but it just happened to be my tenth so, I thought, well yeah that's pretty easy.“