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MPAC's Spring Youth Production To Hold Auditions For Andrew Lloyd Webber's "School of Rock"
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) has announced the return of its annual spring youth production this June when it presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock, The Musical, June 3-June 5. Auditions for the production will take place at MPAC February 13-15 for performers ages 10-25.
Kelsey Theatre Presents "Scenery"
(WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- Maurer Productions OnStage presents the backstage comedy “Scenery,” weekends February 4 through February 13, 2022 at the Kelsey Theatre. Ed Dixon’s crisply-paced theatrical romp about two famous New York veteran actors hilariously explores the definitions of art, marriage and partnership.
LeLand Gantt Shares His Journey to Understand Racism in "Rhapsody in Black" at Ocean County College
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Actor LeLand Gantt will perform his one-man show, Rhapsody in Black, on the Main Stage at the Grunin Center on February 9, 2022, part of Ocean County College’s Social Justice Series.The show, written and performed by Gantt and developed at NYC’s Actors Studio by Estelle Parsons, explores LeLand’s personal journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America.
Center Players To Hold Auditions For "Crimes Of The Heart"
(FREEHOLD, NJ) -- Center Players will hold auditions for an upcoming production of “Crimes of the Heart” at Center Playhouse, 35 South St, in downtown Freehold, NJ. The play was written by Beth Henley and will be directed by Anthony Marinelli. Auditions will beheld on Saturday, February 5th from 12:00pm-2:00pm, and Wednesday, February 9th from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Callbacks will take place on Saturday, February 12th from 12:00pm-2:00pm and Wednesday, February 16th from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Actors Pocket Guide Launched To Help With Theater Management
Did you know that an average theater director sends up to 400 emails throughout the rehearsal process? With the help of the newly released Actors Pocket Guide you can create your show, invite cast and crew, share sheet music, track conflicts, send out rehearsal reminders, and assign the show tasks you need to make your production a success.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Troubled by COVID in 2021, Hopes to Roar Back In 2022
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey was hammered by COVID at the end of the 2021 season and forced to cancel the last few performances of its holiday hit, A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Bloodied but not beaten, the regional theater will roar back in 2022 with a full schedule of indoor and outdoor productions, starting June 8 with Enchanted April.
A Look At "Biloxi Blues" at Algonquin Arts
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre is presenting Biloxi Blues from January 22-30, 2022. This is the second in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon's trilogy which began with Brighton Beach Memoirs and concluded with Broadway Bound. In this segment, Eugene Jerome heads to boot camp where he learns about life and love with a capital 'L' along with some harsher lessons.
“Dreaming Zenzile,” Based On the Life of Legendary South African Singer Miriam Makeba, Premiers at McCarter
The McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton is presenting the world premiere musical Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of legendary South African singer Zenzile Miriam Makeba. Running now until February 13, 2022, Dreaming Zenzile is a unique musical and electrifying portrait of the revolutionary artist nicknamed “Mama Africa,” who managed to marry her art with her activism. Makeba was banned from her own country for more than 30 years under apartheid.
George Street Playhouse presents the American English-Language Premiere of "Baipás" by Jacobo Morales
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse (GSP) will welcome audiences back to the Arthur Laurents Theater at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center with the captivating new production of Baipás by Jacobo Morales, directed by Julio Monge, opening March 1-20, 2022.
McCarter Theatre presents World Premiere of "Dreaming Zenzile"
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- McCarter Theatre Center will present the world premiere musical Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of Miriam Makeba, written and performed by Grammy-nominated international music sensation Somi. The show runs January 20 - February 13, 2022.