Shakespeare@ Home Presents Episode Three Of "Julius Caesar" Radio Play
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- On Monday March 8th, Shakespeareat Home will present Episode Three of the ALL FREE radio play adaptation of Julius Caesar, starring Patrick Page in the title role. Episodes One and Two are available and can be listened to and downloaded indefinitely at NO COST. They are approximately 30-40 minutes long. The distinguished cast features acclaimed talent from Broadway, London’s West End and the New York stage.
Music Mountain Theatre Presents "The Diary of Anne Frank"
(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Music Mountain Theatre continues their 2021 season with The Diary of Anne Frank running March 5 - 21. The Theatre will continue at 35% indoor capacity while also offering the options to stream at home. For the safety of patrons, The Theatre blocks off seats to allow for social distancing between groups.
McCarter Theatre Center Presents “The Manic Monologues” Interactive Website
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- McCarter Theatre Center in association with Princeton University Health Services, The 24 Hour Plays® and Innovations in Socially Distant Performance, a project of the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton, will launch The Manic Monologues, a digital theatrical experience to disrupt stigma and spotlight a conversation about mental health. The free interactive website made its debut in mid-February.
Broadway's Lisa Howard and Catherine Ashmore Bradley Join Spandex The Musical Along With Sound Designer Kai Harada
Nothing can keep you down. No man. No woman. Not even a global pandemic! The creators of Spandex The Musical, a new original musical inspired by the viral video of the 1988 Crystal Light National Aerobics Championship, are producing a new audio musical from quarantine! While the cast connects in a virtual Zoom world, cast members record themselves from their respective home studios all over the country. These recordings of the full script and score will be mastered into a full audio-musical told episodically in podcast format. Drama Desk Award Winner Lisa Howard and Catherine Ashmore Bradley have joined the cast and helming the sound team is Tony-Award winning Sound Designer Kai Harada.
Black Box PAC Presents "The Pillowman"
(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- The Black Box Performing Arts Center, Inc., presents Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman, presented in special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc from March 11 through April 3, Thursdays through Sunday at 8:00pm.
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"Bad Dates" at George Street Playhouse
We recently spoke with the family behind George Street Playhouse’s latest offering, “Bad Dates.” This one-woman show starring Broadway’s Andréa Burns was directed by her husband Peter Flynn, with cinematography by their son Hudson Flynn – a filmmaker and high school senior. The play, written by Theresa Rebeck, is a comedy about a single mom on the hunt for shoes, the perfect dress, and a romantic table for two at a great restaurant.
Andrèa Burns Talks About "Bad Dates" at George Street Playhouse
Andrèa Burns sums up what she has just done by paraphrasing a Stephen Sondheim lyric: “We made a hat where there never was a hat.”
By that, she means that she and the George Street Playhouse team have created a show for a pandemic audience in a form that has few if any precedents and no real definition.
Passage Theatre's “Babel” Explores Parenting in a "Perfect" World
Jacqueline Goldfinger’s 90-minute play "Babel" glories in rapid-fire dialogue, comic visuals, and relatable characters—but its underlying issues are deadly serious.
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ's Pandemic Playhouse Gives Quality Productions
In the midst of the live theater drought, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) introduces a new remedy: Pandemic Playhouse Entertainment (PPE). This initiative was described by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte as being inspired by the old television shows of the 1950s and 60s such as Playhouse 90, Masterpiece Playhouse, and Philco Playhouse. Ms. Monte also explained that the STNJ will use their Main Stage at the F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre in Madison, NJ and then provide the productions through an online platform which audiences can purchase to see.
Shakespeare Theatre Creates PPE (Pandemic Playhouse Entertainment)
“All the world’s a stage,” William Shakespeare famously wrote about the often-helpless nature of the human experience.
Those words could also be a mantra for how the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is navigating the coronavirus pandemic.
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