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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 05-18-22

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

American Theater Group To Honor Broadway Legend Christine Ebersole at June Gala


(BASKING RIDGE, NJ) -- The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s professional, regional theater company celebrating its tenth season, will honor two-time Tony Award-winning actress Christine Ebersole at its annual Gala on Sunday, June 26th, at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. 
"Oh God, A Show About Abortion" Extended through June 30th


(NEW YORK, NY) -- The producers of Oh God, A Show About Abortion have announced that the limited engagement of Alison Leiby’s critically acclaimed comedy has been extended through June 30 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

music

Pushcart Players presents Mr. Ray in Concert


(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Pushcart Players, New Jersey’s Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences will present “Mr. Ray’s Spring Concert” for families on Saturday, June 25 at 2:00pm at The Oakes Center in Summit, NJ.
Bring Me The Horizon To Perform in Brooklyn


(BROOKLYN, NY) -- BRIT and Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling quintet Bring Me The Horizon is one of the most electrifying and successful rock bands to emerge from the UK. The band has announced North American headline tour dates, produced by Live Nation, with shows kicking off late September through October, including a show in the area at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on September 24. Support for the dates includes Knocked Loose, grandson, and Siiickbrain.
Brook Arts Center presents Chris Ruggiero and Tributes to David Bowie, Lionel Ritchie This Weekend


(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- You are in for a treat this weekend, as the Brook Arts Center brings to the stage three amazing talents. Shows include Chris Ruggiero on Friday; a tribute to David Bowie on Saturday; and a tribute to Lionel Ritchie on Sunday.
Music at Bunker Hill presents Trout Quintet and Susannah Woodruff


(SEWELL, NJ) -- Music at Bunker Hill presents its final Season 14 concert on June 12, 2022 at 3:00pm - the long-anticipated Trout Quintet, rescheduled after its cancellation in spring 2020. Schubert’s beloved Quintet in A major, D. 667 “Trout” will be performed by Eugene Drucker, violin; William Frampton, viola; Roberta Cooper, cello; Timothy Cobb, bass; and Gili Melamed-Lev, piano. This quintet is nicknamed “Trout” because movement four is a set of variations on Schubert’s earlier lied “Die Forelle.” 

film

Great Point Studios and NJPAC partner with Lionsgate to Open TV/Film Complex in Newark


(NEWARK, NJ) -- Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Great Point Studios, a studio investment/management business specializing in film and television infrastructure, and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark's anchor cultural and civic institution, today announced a partnership between Great Point Studios and NJPAC with global content leader Lionsgate to build a major new production facility in Newark. The facility will be owned and operated by Great Point Studios. As the facility's long-term anchor tenant, Lionsgate will receive naming rights to the studio. NJPAC will manage public affairs and community relations for the studio and create educational programs and internships for Newark high school and college students.

art

Ocean County Library Barnegat Branch to Feature Watercolors by Frank Folinus in June


(BARNEGAT, NJ) -- Watercolor creations by longtime Ocean County resident Frank Folinus will be on display throughout June at the Ocean County Library Barnegat Branch. A visitor to the county since 1955, and a full-time resident since 1972, Frank served 35 years as a carpentry teacher, administrator and principal in the Ocean County Vocational-Technical Schools.
Ocean County Library Toms River Branch To Showcase Vocational Technical School Artists In June


(TOMS RIVER,NJ) -- The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will host Images Student Art Show 2022, by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, throughout June. The collection, which will be displayed in the 2nd Floor Gallery, consists of student art pieces in card design, illustration, logo design, photography, poster design, T-shirt design and QR Code ads. Have your cell phones ready to capture QR codes that connect to videos and animations in this fascinating exhibition.

community

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Approves Over $3.6 Million in Grants for New Capital Arts Program


(TRENTON, NJ) -- The New Jersey State Council on the Arts held a public meeting on May 17th, where over $3.6 million was awarded to 38 organizations through the new Capital Arts grant program. The 18-month grant program is designed to help New Jersey’s nonprofit arts organizations build operational stability and capacity by supporting capital improvement, renovation, and new construction projects.
1st Annual Daydream Festival Brings Community Together with Music, Art, and Culture to Support Local Cancer Foundation


(TUCKERTON, NJ) -- Saturday, May 21st, marks the first annual Daydream Festival at The Union Market & Gallery in the Tuckerton Seaport. Daydream will feature creative vendors and artists, as well as live music and poetry, setting up shop to support David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by a cancer diagnosis. 

kids

Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza Comes To MPAC


(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Dress up and join the party with “Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza” coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) on Saturday, October 29. The all-new show features the first appearance of characters from “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” in addition to Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, and Alice from Disney Junior’s newest hit series “Alice’s Wonderland Bakery,” live on stage.
BergenPAC and Westfield Garden State Plaza Present Free Children's Broadway Series


(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- The 15-week series, Broadway at Westfield Garden Plaza which began on March 19, continues on Saturday, May 21 with the music and characters of the Disney adventure “Moana.” There are two half hour performances every Saturday at 11:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-1:30pm at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ on Level 2 Macy’s Court Area, near Shake Shack. Presented in partnership with Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), the series features songs and scenes from your favorite Broadway shows and modern movies. 



 
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FREE EVENT: U.S. ARMY FIELD BAND AND CHORUS

Friday, July 01, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: music

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Much Ado About Nothing

Saturday, July 02, 2022 @ 8:00pm & 8:00pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - Outdoor Stage
2 Convent Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932
category: theatre

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Much Ado About Nothing

Sunday, July 03, 2022 @ 4:00pm & 8:00pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - Outdoor Stage
2 Convent Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932
category: theatre

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Much Ado About Nothing

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - Outdoor Stage
2 Convent Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932
category: theatre

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FREE SUMMER EVENT: NAHSCHA

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 @ 6:00pm
Cauldwell Playground
1 Clyde Potts Dr, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: music

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