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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-12-22

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here is the morning update from New Jersey's arts newswire. We regularly publish between 8-15 new articles and news reports each day. Nobody covers the Arts throughout the Garden State like New Jersey Stage!

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theatre

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents "A Few Good Men"


(BRISTOL, PA) -- Bristol Riverside Theatre (120 Radcliffe Street) closes its season with a chance to see Hollywood notable Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut that tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. A Few Good Men, the play upon which the Academy Award nominated film is based, is about a team of lawyers who uncover a high-level conspiracy covered up in the name of patriotism.This searing drama runs now through May 22, 2022. 
"A Vicious Circle" by Jack Canfora to Have Industry Reading


(NEW YORK, NY) -- A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between New Jersey Hall of Fame member Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

music

Registration for the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition is Now Open


(NEWARK, NJ) -- The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced the opening of the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. The search is on for the next great jazz singer! Solo vocalists from around the world are encouraged to submit their entries before September 6, 2022, by visiting SarahVaughanCompetition.com. In the Fall 2022, the Top Five Finalists will be announced followed by a star-studded final performance on the iconic NJPAC stage. 
The Record Company to Play Shows in Jersey, NYC, and Philly in October


(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- GRAMMY-nominated rock band The Record Company has announced a new run of tour dates this summer and fall in support of their acclaimed third studio album Play Loud. The tour includes three dates in the Jersey area: October 25 at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, October 27 at Bowery Ballroom in New York City, and October 28 at Union Transfer in Philadelphia.
The Smashing Pumpkins announce North American arena tour with Jane's Addiction


​​​​​​​The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a North American arena tour with special guests Jane's Addiction. Produced by Live Nation, the 32-date SPIRITS ON FIRE TOUR will commence in October.
Masterworks at St. Paul's on Sunday will Conclude 2021-22 season of Steeple Concerts


(WESTFIELD, NJ) -- On Sunday, May 15th at 5:00pm, the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra conductor Mark Hyczko will be leading the St. Paul’s Choir with Orchestra for the annual Masterworks Concert at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The performance concludes the 2021-22 season of programming for the Steeple Concerts series at the Church, where Hyczko is also the Director of Music.
Atlantic Highlands Arts Council presents An Evening with Lerner & Loewe


(ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ) -- Join the Atlantic Arts Council for An Evening with Lerner & Loewe on Saturday, May 21 at 7:00pm. It will be an evening of live performance celebrating the genius of classic Broadway lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe. 
Princeton Girlchoir & Princeton Boychoir Now Auditioning New Choristers


(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Girlchoir (PGC) and Princeton Boychoir (PBC), the area’s premier training and performance choirs for boys and girls, are now auditioning new choristers for the 2022-2023 season. Any child entering grades 3-12 this fall is warmly welcomed. Both choirs are programs of Westrick Music Academy (WMA).
Princeton Festival Talks at Area Libraries in May Offer insights into Operatic Works


(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Festival Director Gregory Jon Geehern delves into Derrick Wang’s contemporary opera Scalia/Ginsburg, Benjamin Britten’s comic opera Albert Herring, and Kurt Weill’s sensual The Seven Deadly Sins at talks held at area libraries this month. His's talk, “Operatic Explorations,” provides background and context for these works, which will be performed at the 2022 Princeton Festival, the PSO’s premier summer performing arts program. Geehern is deeply involved with coordinating all the behind-the-scenes aspects of the productions, and will be conducting Scalia/Ginsburg and the Festival Chorus during the June 10-25 extravaganza.

art

JKC Gallery Third Thursdays Free Photography Artist Talk Set for May 19th


(TRENTON, NJ) -- "Third Thursdays," the free monthly photography presentation and artist talk series at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC’s) James Kerney Campus Gallery (JKCG) at 137 North Broad Street in Trenton, will take place May 19th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The event, curated by Heather Palecek and Habiyb Shu'Aib, will feature work by Aaron Turner and Wendel White. Hosted by Director of the JKC Gallery, Michael Chovan-Dalton, the talk will take place live and on the Zoom conferencing platform. All are invited to register at jkcgallery.online.

community

Hoboken Historical Museum Hosts Coffee Festival on Sunday


(HOBOKEN, NJ) -- The Hoboken Historical Museum presents the return of the Hoboken Coffee Festival on Sunday, May 15th from 10:30am - 3:30pm. Join them an array of coffee and tea-themed booths in the Shipyard Passageway as well as 4 ticketed events indoors. The festival is curated by atsecret.tearoom



 
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FREE MOVIE TUESDAYS: ENCANTO

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 10:30am
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: film

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FREE MOVIE TUESDAYS: WEST SIDE STORY

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: film

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IN THE HEIGHTS

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 7:00pm
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: film

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NMOA Summer Series | Bass & Flute Extravaganza

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Newark Museum of Art - The Garden
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
category: music

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The Metromaniacs

Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
category: theatre

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Air Supply

Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: music

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Summer Family Thursdays & Fridays

Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 10:00am
Newark Museum of Art - Main Building
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
category: kids

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