(UNION CITY, NJ) -- The Park Theatre and Write Act Repertory, under the artistic leadership of John Lant and Tamra Pica present “A Good Day – songs from musicals by Eric Sirota” on Saturday, July 24 at 2:00pm as a part of Union City’s free outdoor concert series. The performance will be at Ellsworth Park in Union City, NJ, in association with Mayor Brian Stack and the Union City Board of Commissioners, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
(FREEHOLD, NJ) -- Center Players Dessert Theater will present a return to live theater with a production of Prelude to a Kiss at the Kirk Tibbett stage at Lake Topanemus Park on Pond Road in Freehold, NJ, from July 16-24th. Written by Craig Lucas, this 1988 romantic comedy will be directed by Anthony Marinelli, and tells the story of Rita and Peter, who marry after a whirlwind courtship. Following their storybook wedding, an elderly man congratulates Rita with a kiss and miraculously switches souls with her. The play examines if Peter and Rita's marriage can endure the greatest test of all.
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- The Premier Theatre Company will present Grease as its first indoor production of 2021. Grease is the much loved 50s tale with great rock and roll songs, greasers, cars, Pink Ladies and summer loving! It includes such great songs as "Summer Nights," "Greased Lightnin'," and “Hopelessly Devoted to You.” Performance dates are July 22 and 23 at 8:00pm and July 24 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm, at the Henderson Theater in Lincroft.
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center, presents Summer Solos readings on Wednesdays from July 7 through 28 at 6:30pm at the Visual Arts Center of NJ at 68 Elm Street in Summit. The series, previously named MonologuesatMONDO, will return to in-person performances on the lawn of the Arts Center.
(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.
(UNION CITY, NJ) -- The Park Theatre will open its doors again for a free concert on Saturday, July 31. “A Good Day – A Concert of Musical Theatre Songs by Eric B. Sirota” includes an open house, a re-opened Gallery at the Park, and a peek inside of the refurbishment project in process. The theatre and art gallery will open at 1:00pm, and the concert will begin at 2:00pm. Applicable NJ State COVID-related protocols will be followed and posted.
(CRANFORD, NJ) -- For 14 months the lights were dark at performance venues across New Jersey due to safety precautions throughout the pandemic. So, it was with great excitement that CDC Theatre in Cranford threw open its doors and presented LIVE Theatre again with its recent successful production of A Doll’s House – Part 2 in June.
(MADISON, NJ) -- A Work of Heart Productions (WHP) will present Legally Blonde The Musical at Madison Community Arts Center in Madison, NJ on July 29, 30, 31, and August 1 2021. In a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons, we follow the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams…alongside her best puppy pal, Bruiser Woods, of course!
(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.
(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.