Aspire PAC presents "Les Misérables" School Edition in Concert July 29-31
(WAYNE, NJ) -- Aspire Performing Arts Company (PAC) presents Les Misérables School Edition in a beautiful, outdoor staged concert at the Dey Mansion in Wayne. Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical—a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo's novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. Performances run July 29 to 31.
Centenary Stage Company presents "Always…Patsy Cline "
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s Summer Musical Theatre Series continues with Always…Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley. Performances run July 29 through August 8 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. Based on a true story, Always…Patsy Cline tells a story of an unlikely friendship between the country music legend, Patsy Cline, and one of her fans from Texas, Louise Seger.
Black Fox Productions presents a “Lounge Night of Theater” in Red Bank
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Black Fox Productions is utilizing theater, music, and spoken word as a means of creating conversations about race relations and police brutality, on Friday and Saturday, August 13-14 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center in Red Bank. The goal is to have members of the community come together to engage with the performance art, and to share their own perspective on these issues. These performances are devoted to bringing attention to combating systemic racism and advocating for social justice. The line-up of BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) artists will shine a light through their art on issues that affect Black and Brown communities.
Music Mountain Theatre Presents "Matilda"
(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Music Mountain Theatre will continue their 2021 Summer Season with Matilda premiering July 23rd. The show will run for 4 weekends with performances ending on August 15th. Matilda is an extraordinary five-year-old with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and headmistress. Dreaming of a better life for herself, she dares to take a stand against these oppressive forces, takes her destiny into her own hands, and helps her favorite teacher reclaim her life.
Hunter Theater Project presents "What Happened?: The Michaels Abroad"
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Hunter Theater Project presents an Independent Theater Production of WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, a world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. The limited engagement will run from August 28 to October 8 at Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College in a very intimate 74-seat configuration, with press opening night on Wednesday, September 8, the same day the play is set. General admission tickets, on sale now, are priced at $39.50 with student tickets $17.50, including service charges.
Kaleidoscope Youth Theatre presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" July 29 - August 1st
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Kaleidoscope Youth Theatre, a project of The Summit Playhouse, presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with 6 performances from July 29 to August 1st (performances from two separate casts). Come join an eclectic group of tweens competing for the spelling championship while telling stories that are both hilarious and touching. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! The production is directed by Matthew Green with musical direction by Kyle Cao.
Barrington Stage Company Offers Encore Presentation of "Judgment Day" Online July 26 through August 1st
(PITTSFIELD, MA) -- BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY (BSC) will present an encore presentation of last summer’s audience favorite, Rob Ulin’s JUDGMENT DAY, directed by Matthew Penn and starring Tony Award winners Jason Alexander, Patti LuPone, Santino Fontana and Grammy Award winner Michael McKean. The streaming runs from July 26 through August 1 exclusively on Stellar Events as a benefit for Barrington Stage Company.
Dreamcatcher Receives Grant from Investors Foundation for Summer Youth Program
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, received a grant from the Investors Foundation in support of their summer youth program, Dreamcatcher Junior, which takes place in the month of July.
Trilogy Repertory Presents Neil Simon’s Rumors at Pleasant Valley Park
(BASKING RIDGE, NJ) -- As the first production in Bernards Township’s “Plays in the Park” summer series, Trilogy Repertory Company will produce Neil Simon’s comedy, “Rumors.” The show will run on July 30, 31, and August 5, 6, and 7, at the outdoor amphitheater at Pleasant Valley Park, Valley Road, in Basking Ridge, at 8:00pm each evening. The shows are free to the public, but donations to support this program, sponsored by the Bernards Township Department of Recreation, are gratefully accepted.