(PITMAN, NJ) -- The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents The Marvelous Wonderettes across two weekends in September (17-19 and 24-26). This smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts!
(HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The Ritz Theatre Company presents the first show of its “Grand Reopening” season, Once on This Island, a Caribbean-set musical celebration of love, hope, and life from the Tony Award-winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. The production runs at The Ritz from September 17th through October 3rd.
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) suffered damages from Tropical Storm Ida and is currently closed. The venue is offering a special production of Ian McKellen's wildly popular one-man show for home audiences. Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and YOU will be available on demand from Friday, September 17 to Sunday, October 3. In this 152-minute production, the 82-year-old performer reprises many of his award-winning roles and shares anecdotes. Some proceeds from this show will support SOPAC’s recovery efforts.
(CLIFTON, NJ) -- The Theater League of Clifton will present its dinner/theater production of “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” at Mario’s Restaurant (710 Van Houten Ave.) in Clifton. Performances take place weekends from September 18 to October 3rd. The play involves humorous obstacles that Anthony and Andrew face while planning their nuptials. Andrew and Anthony are getting married and their wacky friends and relatives want to help. “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” spins into hysterical chaos as everyone tries to have their way.
(BROOKLYN, NY) -- The Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival (BSFFF) is a week-long virtual festival that runs from September 20-26. All 162 selections, from 18 countries, will be available for viewing throughout the seven days and viewers can cast their vote for their favorites. A People’s Choice selection will be announced as part of an awards ceremony on September 25.
(BRISTOL, PA) -- Bristol Riverside Theatre kicks off its 35th Anniversary Season with the hilarious two-person musical murder myster Murder for Two, written by Joe Kinosian (Book and Music) and Kellen Blair (Book and Lyrics). This side-splitting, madcap, quick-change musical is directed by J. Scott Lapp, and features the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder! The show runs September 21 to October 10, 2021, with opening night announced for Thursday, September 23rd at 7:30pm. Bristol is located just a few miles from the New Jersey border.
(ASBURY PARK, NJ) — The Vogel Summer Concert Series presented by Axelrod Performing Arts Center concludes with Broadway stars and American Idol alum Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo in concert at the Arthur Pryor Bandshell on the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Wednesday, September 22, and on the Roof Deck at Bell Works in Holmdel on Thursday, September 23. Ace and Diana have put together a brand-new show for New Jersey, backed by their incredible five-piece band!
(FARMINGDALE, NJ) -- The Brookdale Community College Foundation will host the 42nd annual Education Open Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 23, 2021, honoring Louis Scaduto Jr., president, CEO, and co-owner of Food Circus Supermarkets. The tournament will be held at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ, to support scholarships and student success.
Mark Morganelli’s love of Brazilian music began some 40 years ago aboard a boat with his then girlfriend, hearing its infectious rhythms drifting over the water from a nearby shore. And when that rowboat ride on Central Park Lake was over, Morganelli followed his ears to the sound of a nearby samba band being conducted by Guilherme Franco and Marcio Sapel, Pe-De-Boi.
(CLEVELAND, OH) -- In celebration of what would have been his 91st birthday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is proud to host a free virtual panel discussion on the life and career of Ray Charles. Panelists will discuss Tangerine Records, the label Charles founded in 1962, which recently released True Genius, the ultimate Ray Charles collection. The free virtual event will take place on Thursday, September 23rd from 7:00pm - 8:00pm on the Rock Hall’s YouTube channel.