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New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 09-21-22

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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Star Royale Theatre presents "Jekyll & Hyde"

(POMPTON LAKES, NJ) -- Star Royale Theatre, formerly Rhino Theatre Mainstage, presents Jekyll & Hyde from October 14-30 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 3:00pm. This is the epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.


Hamilton cast members release "The Election of 2022" song

(NEW YORK, NY) -- Hamilton, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote, have released “The Election of 2022,” a lyric rewrite video for National Voter Registration Day promoting the importance of voting.  The song directs viewers to Hamilton’s Ham4Progress website, which includes When We All Vote’s tools and resources for people to understand what’s needed to vote in their state.



The Wellmont Theater presents 1964: The Tribute

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The Wellmont Theater presents 1964: The Tribute on Friday, January 6, 2023.  “1964”  focuses on the quintessential moment in history, when The Beatles actually played before a LIVE audience. Doors are at 7:00pm, showtime is 8:00pm.


Wharton Arts' 2022-23 Season Marks Multiple Anniversary Celebrations and the Integration of the New Jersey Youth Chorus

(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ) -- Wharton Arts, New Jersey’s largest non-profit community performing arts education organization announced its 2022-2023 season featuring over 50 public events presented by its nearly 2,000 talented students, artistic staff, and faculty members. The new season marks the 30th Anniversary of the recently integrated New Jersey Youth Chorus as well as the 10th Anniversary of the Paterson Music Project, two of Wharton Arts’ visionary programs that continue to provide vital opportunities for their communities to come together in celebration of creativity and culture.

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Donny Dykowsky Announces Two New Releases

It was the early 2000’s when a young artist named Donny Dykowsky found himself fighting quite literally a battle for his life. After having a stem-cell transplant and living in a hospital for a year, Dykowsky began gigging as soon as he could walk again. At the same time, he began piecing together a band that would become Chesterwhite, the most interesting band you’ve never heard of.


Live Nation Germany Acquires Goodlive

On September 20, 2022, Live Nation GSA announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Goodlive GmbH, the festival, booking and services agency headquartered in Berlin.  The acquisition was made from Paragon Partners and Goodlive’s founders.



Lighthouse Film Society to screen "Facing Monsters"

(LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ) -- Lighthouse International Film Society presents a screening of Facing Monsters on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 7:30pm. The screening takes place at Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences (120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies, NJ). Facing Monsters is a feature-length big wave surf documentary that follows the heavy-water hunting hellman Kerby Brown, but the thing is, this isn’t just another big wave surf doc. 


Soldier Island and Cabeco Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival Video Q+A

Here is the Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival Video Q+A with Soldier Island Directors Charly and Eriel Santagado, Cabeco Director Brian James Crewe and Festival Director Al Nigrin.



Ocean County Artists' Guild Showcase at Ocean County Library in October

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch presents “Expressions,” a display by members of the Ocean County Artists’ Guild, throughout the month of October. The exhibit is located in the Branch’s 2nd Floor Gallery, will showcase the diverse talent of the Ocean County Artists’ Guild members. The exhibit will include artwork in oils, acrylics, watercolors, and photographs.



League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Provides Nonpartisan Voter Education Toolkit, VOTE411, Ahead of General Election

(BERGEN COUNTY, NJ) -- The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) wants citizens to be informed to participate in New Jersey's General Election on November 8.  The League is working to ensure voters find accurate, nonpartisan election information on the voting resource site, VOTE411.org.


Union County Students Invited to Attend 4-H Open House

(MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ) -- The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County 4-H Youth Development Program will be holding an open house for students in grades 1 through 12 on Friday, September 23, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside. Ample free parking is available at Trailside.


MPAC presents Life in the Afterlife: A Supernatural Evening with Ghost Hunter Amy Bruni

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Do ghosts exist? And if so, can they be communicated with?  Popular ghost hunter Amy Bruni talks all things supernatural at Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) on Saturday, October 15 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $29-$49.


Middlesex County offers multiple ways to vote in 2022 General Election

(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ) -- New Jersey residents will again have multiple, convenient options for casting their vote in the 2022 General Election on November 8, 2022. Those options include mailing ballots through the United States Postal Service (USPS); dropping a ballot in any of the 30+ secure drop boxes across the County; nine days of in-person early voting at any of the 10 early vote locations in the county; or voting in person at their assigned polling location on Election Day.


Kay Harris named winner of the 2022 M. Claire French Award

(LINCROFT, NJ) -- Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has announced that Kay Harris is the winner of the 2022 M. Claire French Award. The award will be presented at the County Clerk’s 27th Annual Archives and History Day on Saturday, October 1 at the Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft.

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Music Mountain Theatre Adds Special Events To Its Season

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- As the 2022 season of Main Stage performances, young audience series productions, and Theatre School session continues, Music Mountain Theatre also offers additional special events to enjoy this fall.


State Theatre New Jersey Launches DiscoveryTix Program

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey has launched the new DiscoveryTix Program with the support of Bank of America for the 2022-23 season. The DiscoveryTix Program strengthens State Theatre’s commitment to making the arts accessible to the entire community.  



Ramapo College Professor’s Book "Operation Pedro Pan" Explores Extraordinary Cold War Event

(MAHWAH, NJ) -- When Cuba opened its borders to the United States in 2015 after decades of closure, it was global news. Since then, several Cold War histories have unearthed incredible events that took place on the island. One, which is seldom told, focuses on Cuba’s children.




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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