(NEWARK, NJ) -- JAZZ at NJPAC (Sponsored by TD Bank) brings several top artists to Newark in September and October. Shows include An Evening with Gregory Porter (September 24), “Salsa Meets Jazz” (September 25), Boney James (October 14), and Tierney Sutton & Ann Hampton Callaway – In Technicolor (October 15).
(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Cape May Stage presents Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil Simon from September 8 through November 21st. Things are heating up for Barney Cashman's love life... just don't tell his wife!
(UNION, NJ) -- Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Erik Gernand’s Year One September 9-26 in Kean University’s Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ). Selected as a finalist from the 2020/21 Premiere Play Festival, Year One will feature actors Kate Kearney-Patch, Kevin Loreque, Kaitlyn Lunardi, Kathy McCafferty and Eric Phelps. John J. Wooten, producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, directs.
(CAMDEN, NJ) -- South Camden Theatre Company and the Waterfront South Theatre will return to performing in front of live audiences with the regional premiere of Quiara Alegrîa Hudes’ Daphne’s Dive, which runs September 10-26. The production, directed by Joel Guerrero, takes place in a tucked away corner bar in North Philly where Daphne and her vibrant, eclectic regulars drink to art, politics, and life.
(HILLSBOROUGH, NJ) -- The Somerset Valley Players, Hillsborough’s award-winning, nonprofit community theatre, is reopening for live performances after an 18-month closure due to the COVID pandemic. Their first production back in business is the comedy, Don’t Dress for Dinner, opening on Friday, September 10 and running weekends through September 26.
(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Music Mountain Theatre continues its 2021 season with The Drowsy Chaperone opening on September 10th. The show will run for three weekends with a total of twelve performances, closing on September 26th. Winner of five Tony Awards in 2006 under the direction and choreography of Casey Nickolaw, The Drowsy Chaperone features one show-stopping song and dance number after another and is an homage to American musicals of the Jazz Age.
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Youth Performing Arts Company, now in its 13th year, is seeking talented, serious musical theatre performers ages 13-21 who can sing, dance, and act and are looking to use their talent to better the community! Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 12 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm and Monday, September 13 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- During the pandemic in 2020, East Lynne Theater Company's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth produced 21 different live events under the title "Tales in the Backyard." One of these was about Dorothy Parker with Suzanne Dawson reading one of her stories, "Interior Desecration." It begins: "My friend, Alistair St. Cloud, is one of our most talented interior decorators. Surely you have seen his photograph in the magazines - that photograph which shows him clad in a Chinese dreaming-robe, looking yearningly into a bowl of goldfish."
The Theater Project, a leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, will present a live streaming ZOOM production of LABOR, a dark comedy by noted playwright TyLie Shider, in September. Part character study, part dark comedy, LABOR is the story of two Black working men, house painters John and Ryan. The play runs September 16-19 with live online performances, and September 23-26, at 7:30pm with live streaming.
(HOBOKEN, NJ) -- Mile Square Theatre (MST) announces its open-air production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]. With the generous financial support of the Hoboken Business Alliance, Mile Square Theatre returns to the Hudson River waterfront for an open-air production of the beloved comic sendup of the Bard, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. The play will be performed at the Sinatra Park Amphitheatre and will run for three weeks, from September 16 until October 2.