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Mile Square Theatre presents Broadway Night
(HOBOKEN, NJ) -- Mile Square Theatre presents their annual holiday benefit, Broadway Night, on Monday, December 4, 2023 at 8:00pm. This annual event at Mile Square Theatre features Broadway performers singing a few songs for the audience in their intimate theater.
Kelsey Theatre Presents "Twas the Night Before Christmas"
(WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- Santa will be arriving a little early this year when the holiday classic Twas the Night Before Christmas comes to life on the stage of Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre, December 8-10, 2023. The excitement and wonder of the long-awaited midnight visit by Santa Claus, made famous in Clement Moore's beloved poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas," is brought to life in a fun and enchanting musical perfect for even the entire family.
PHOTOS from Disney's "The Little Mermaid" at Centenary Stage Company
(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company continues their run of Disney's The Little Mermaid. Performances run through December 10, 2023 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center of the Centenary University campus at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ. Centenary Stage Company's production has 12 more performances left of the run which includes a special matinee on Tuesday, December 5th at 10:00am for school groups as a field trip opportunity.
American Theater Group To Present "A Little Night Music" and "Canned Goods" in 2024
(BASKING RIDGE, NJ) -- American Theater Group (ATG), a professional regional theater company in Central New Jersey, will present Stephen Sondheim's beloved A Little Night Music as its 2024 Season premiere, followed by the world premiere of a provocative new play, Canned Goods, in May. A Little Night Music will run March 7-10 at the Sieminski Theater in Basking Ridge and March 14-24 at Hamilton Stage in Rahway.
This Week in Theatre: Previews for Plays Taking Place November 28 to December 4, 2023
Here are previews of plays taking place from November 28 to December 4, 2023 including a look at productions currently being presented and those coming soon. New Jersey Stage covers Equity, community, college, and high school theatre. Check back every week for the weekly theatre preview.
Avenel Performing Arts Center presents "ChrisMYSTERY: Suspicion at the Elf-Help Center"
(AVENEL, NJ) -- Avenel Performing Arts Center presents ChrisMYSTERY: Suspicion at the Elf-Help Center from November 30 through December 2, 2023. In this production, Mrs. Claus has opened the annual Elf-Help Meeting at Santa’s Workshop, surrounded by some of the finest elves: Pixie (President of the Elf Appreciation Society); Ramon, (a bossy head elf); and Moshe (dedicated to putting a little Manischewitz in the Christmas punch).
George Street Playhouse presents "Having Our Say"
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse presents Having Our Say, the Tony Award-nominated play by Emily Mann (A Streetcar Named Desire, Anna and the Tropics). Having Our Say is adapted from the book by Sarah (Sadie) L. Delany & A. Elizabeth (Bessie) Delany with Amy Hill Hearth and is directed by Laiona Michelle (Her Portmanteau). The production begins previews Tuesday, November 28, 2023, with opening night set for Friday, December 1 for a limited run through Sunday, December 17, 2023.
Moorestown Theater Company spreads holiday cheer with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jr."
As December approaches, theaters across the country scramble to get their holiday programming together and ready for audiences. From classics like "The Nutcracker" and "A Christmas Carol," to orchestral and choral performances, there's an event out there for anyone looking to spread some holiday cheer. This holiday season, the Moorestown Theater Company (MTC) in Burlington County will present "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jr." and the acclaimed youth theater organization will do it all with a cast of elementary and middle school students — as well as a few ninth graders.
The Growing Stage presents "Ella Enchanted"
(NETCONG, NJ) -- The Growing Stage: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey will present a holiday production of Ella Enchanted from December 1-17, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays with a special opening night performance on Friday, December 1, 2023 at 7:30pm. Written by Karen Zacarias with music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, Ella Enchanted is adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine and introduces us to Ella of Frell, who is given the "gift" of obedience by Lucinda, her misguided Fairy Godmother.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents "A Midwinter Night's Dream"
(MADISON, NJ) -- The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) will conclude their 61st season with a slightly altered version of Shakespeare's most popular comedy A Midwinter Night's Dream. "Re-seasoned" by Bonnie J. Monte and Joseph Discher, with direction by Brian B. Crowe, this production is rife with magical winter wonderment and fun for the whole family. This holiday season do not miss being transported into the dazzling and frosty world of Shakespeare's hilarious romantic comedy that is sure to warm the coldest hearts. This production will run December 6-31, 2023.
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