Middletown Arts Center Seeks Submissions For "The MAC One-Acts" Play Reading Festival
(MIDDLETOWN, NJ) -- The Middletown Arts Center is seeking submissions to The MAC One-Acts, a play-reading festival featuring original, one-act works by New Jersey playwrights. The deadline for entries is Monday, May 10th. Te selection of finalists will be announced on Friday, May 14th.
Camden Rep Presents "Islamic Snow White" On May 13th
(CAMDEN, NJ) -- Celebrate the Eid with a unique family event. Camden Repertory Theatre wants kids who might not usually see themselves reflected on stage to identify with a message of peace and compassion offered by a delightful new musical.
Holmdel Theatre Company Presents MELISSA ERRICO: Sondheim by the Shore On July 17
(HOLMDEL, NJ) -- Holmdel Theatre Company continues their 2021 Broadway Outside the Barn series with MELISSA ERRICO: Sondheim by the Shore on Saturday, July 17th at 8:00pm ET.
George Street Playhouse To Hold Star-Studded Virtual Gala On April 29
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse will hold its annual gala online April 29th. The event features performances by an incredible star-studded roster of Friends of George Street Playhouse; will allow guests to mingle via webcam and chat; and represents the latest in George Street’s forays into unique digital programming, highlighted by an ongoing streaming season for 2021. The Gala will honor former Governor Thomas H. Kean; James N. Heston; and Thomas F. Kelso with the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award.
Aspire Performing Arts Company Announces Spring and Summer Productions
(WAYNE, NJ) -- Aspire Performing Arts Company (PAC) has announced an exciting slate of offerings for performers ages 9 through 21 this spring and summer. Upcoming workshops and productions include opportunities to help adapt a new musical for high school performers, work directly with Broadway professionals, and participate in an outdoor staged concert of Les Misérables School Edition.
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VIDEO: Hamilton’s Phillipa Soo Helps NJ Arts Through Benefit Concert
"Hamilton” star Phillipa Soo recently lent her talents to a cause close to her heart: protecting the arts community. Her April 16 virtual concert through Rowan University benefited The New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund. Correspondent Maddie Orton talks with Soo about the pandemic’s impact on the theatre community, the exciting releases of "Hamilton" on Disney+ and "Over the Moon" on Netflix, the importance of cultural representation in her work, and her upcoming benefit concert.
#RIFT Takes Theatre Beyond the Stage
“For exactly half his life, my brother has been in prison and in December he’ll be up for parole. My name is Gabriel Jason Dean. I’m a playwright and this is a mostly true story about my brother and me.”
Hard Questions about Class, Race, Education, and Duty Raised in SCTC's "Pipeline"
Like arts and cultural organizations everywhere, the South Camden Theatre Company faced countless challenges during these last 12+ months. Their 2020 season had been planned as a dual celebration – to mark the 15th anniversary of the SCTC’s beginnings at Sacred Heart Church and the 10th anniversary of their move to The Waterfront South Theatre at 400 Jasper Street. But after staging one show, Abigail/1702: A Twice Told Tale, in February of 2020, the decision was made to postpone the rest of the season.
McCarter Theatre’s "The Manic Monologues" Rises to an Ambitious Agenda in Virtual Theatre Programming and Mental Health Advocacy
Enter the virtual space to experience McCarter Theatre’s The Manic Monologues and, accompanied by gentle music, you approach a mobile of silhouettes—a dancer, a sax player, athletes, a woman carrying an umbrella. Click the silhouettes to see their stories performed.
George Street Playhouse Continues Virtual Season With "Fully Committed" Starring Maulik Pancholy
Five people in a basement may not seem like the makings of a professional performance of a play, but this is the pandemic era.
Those five and that basement were what it took to produce the George Street Playhouse virtual presentation of Becky Mode’s comedy “Fully Committed,” starring Maulik Pancholy.
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