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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 09-20-22

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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Light Opera of New Jersey to open 2022-23 season with "Candide"

(MADISON, NJ) -- Light Opera of New Jersey will begin their 2022-23 season with a performance of Leonard Bernstein's operetta, Candide. There will be two performances, Saturday, October 22 at 8:00pm and Sunday October 23 at 3:00pm at the Dorothy Young Center for the Performing Arts (Madison, NJ). This concert performance will feature Maestro Jason Tramm leading the 30-piece Light Opera of New Jersey Orchestra, over 60 singers in the chorus and highly acclaimed soloists drawn from the best Broadway and operatic talent.


The 12th Annual Tri-State Theatre Festival

(SPRING LAKE, NJ) -- South Street Players presents the 12th Annual Tri-State Theatre Festival October 21-23, 2022 at Wesley Hall in Spring Lake. The festival, which receives more than 300 scripts annually, is committed to presenting the finest and most unique original, short plays written by local playwrights from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.


PHOTOS from "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at Music Mountain Theatre

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Music Mountain Theatre revisits the wild and wooly Roaring 20s when Thoroughly Modern Millie comes to the stage for a four-weekend run opening on September 16th and running through October 9th.  Set in New York City in 1922, this tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.


Spotlight on NJ Rep's 2022-23 Mainstage Season

(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- New Jersey Repertory Company has announced their 2022-2023 Mainstage Season. This season New Jersey Repertory Company will be presenting six mainstage productions - Eden Prairie, 1971 by Mat Smart, Popcorn Falls by James Hindman, ESSPY by Nandita Shenoy, A Tailor Near Me by Michael Tucker, Welcome to Matteson by Inda Craig-Galván and one to be announced.

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Special Discounts and Treats for "Soft Animals" at Vivid Stage

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Vivid Stage, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is offering a number of special discounts and events during the world premiere production of Soft Animals by Erin Mallon from September 29 through October 9.



BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 9/19/22

Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online station based around New Jersey artists), shines a light on some of the many new releases from NJ based musicians each week with this column. This week Lazlo takes a look at releases by Jack Skuller, Well Wisher, All Systems Go, Katye Kellye & The Interruption, Karma Gambit, and Chris Nitti.



Ocean County Library Toms River Branch to Present "Whiskers & Wishes" by Gregory Oborne in October

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Feel the friskiness of felines, as interpreted by New Jersey artist Gregory Oborne. His exhibition, “Whiskers & Wishes,” will be on display throughout the month of October at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch. The display will occupy the McConnell Gallery, where an artist’s reception will take place on Tuesday, October 4 at 6:00pm.


The Princeton University Art Museum presents Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks

(PRINCETON, NJ) --  The Princeton University Art Museum presents Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks, an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper that depict contemporary interpretations of historical shipwrecks while confronting current environmental crises, on view at ArtatBainbridge from September 24 to November 27, 2022. 



Warren Community College presents a reading by Poet James Hoch

(WASHINGTON TWP, NJ) -- Highly regarded published poet James Hoch is coming to Warren Community College for a reading on Thursday October 13 as part of the College's Visiting Authors Series. This event, beginning at 7:30pm in room 123A, is free and open to the public. The reading will be followed by a brief Q & A with the audience and a book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event.



Upcycle Your Halloween Costume at Monmouth County Park System's Costume Swap

(ABERDEEN — Upcyle your gently used kids’, adults’ and pet costumes for a spooktacular new-to-you ensemble during the Monmouth County Park System’s Eek-O-Fabulous Costume Swap.  It’s fun, easy, and best of all, free!  Drop off a costume and receive a token entitling you to a “new” costume on the day of the swap.  Costume drop-offs will be accepted Monday-Saturday, September 26-October 1 from 10:00am-4:00pm.




Motor City Revue

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 6:00pm
Brook Arts Center
10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
category: music

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Bettye LaVette & Raul Midón

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 8:00pm
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079
category: music

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The Wolves

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 8:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Berlind Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre

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John Prine Tribute

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Outpost In The Burbs
40 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
category: music

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Morristown Festival of Books presents: The Beauty of Dusk: An Evening with Frank Bruni

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: community

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WP Presents! The Bronx Wanderers

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: music

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The Caretaker

Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
category: theatre

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