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NJ Stage Daily Update

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PHOTOS from “Murder on the Orient Express” at Surflight Theatre

(BEACH HAVEN, NJ) — All aboard! The exotic Orient Express is hurtling down the tracks to a murder! Surflight Theatre is presenting Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig) now through October 9th.  Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.


A Look at the Language of “Her Portmanteau” at George Street Playhouse

Most of us who see the play that opens the season on the George Avenue Playhouse—“Her Portmanteau” by Mfoniso Udofia—shall be listening to the Ibibio language of Nigeria for the primary time.


CDC Theatre presents “Once On This Island”

(CRANFORD, NJ) — Cranford’s CDC Theatre will open its’104th season with the Tony Award successful musical As soon as On This Island from the award successful songwriting crew of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Anastasia, Ragtime). This extremely authentic and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the favored fairy story, The Little Mermaid, earned eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, together with Greatest Musical, Ebook and Rating. The present runs Friday and Saturday nights from October 7-22.


The Summit Playhouse presents “Sense & Sensibility”

(SUMMIT, NJ) — The Summit Playhouse presents Kate Hamill’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility from October 21 to November 5, 2022. This adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel follows the fortunes and misfortunes of the Dashwood sisters after their father’s sudden demise leaves them financially destitute and socially weak. The manufacturing is directed by Susan Speidel.


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Exit 82 Theatre presents “Clue”

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) — Exit 82 Theatre presents Clue: On Stage throughout two weekends (October 14-16 and October 21-23). Primarily based on the long-lasting 1985 Paramount film which was impressed by the traditional Hasbro board recreation, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder thriller!


Dover Little Theatre presents “The Play That Goes Wrong”

(DOVER, NJ) — The smash hit The Play That Goes Mistaken shall be coming to Dover Little Theatre (DLT) this November. This hilarious play shall be co-directed by Larry and Ruthanne Pelham.  The Play That Goes Mistaken introduces us to the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, an beginner theatre troupe which places on a brand new manufacturing annually.


The MAC PLAYERS present “The Addams Family”

(MIDDLETOWN, NJ) — The MAC PLAYERS, Middletown Arts Middle’s neighborhood theater group, returns this fall with the creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and altogether ooky The Addams Household: A New Musical Comedy on October 21–23 and October 28–30. The manufacturing is a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in each household and options an authentic story: Wednesday Addams, the final word princess of darkness and daughter of Gomez and Morticia, has fallen in love with a candy, good “regular” younger man from a good household – a person her mother and father have by no means met. Every little thing modifications for the entire household on the fateful evening they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “common” boyfriend and his mother and father. A deliciously wacky and eccentric evening of music, chills and thrills!


Centenary Stage welcomes Mikaela Kafka as Director of Women Playwright Series

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) — After main the Ladies Playwright Collection by way of 30 years of development and pleasure, Catherine Rust is completely satisfied to now hand the reins to their gifted inventive colleague and WPS committee member, Mikaela Kafka.  


PHOTOS from “Bonnie & Clyde” at StageWorks

(POMPTON LAKES, NJ) — StageWorks at Studio 237 is presenting Bonnie & Clyde from September 29 to October 9. Adrift within the Despair-era Southwest, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker embark on a lifetime of crime. They imply no hurt. They crave journey — and one another. Photographer John Posada was readily available to take images.


Ocean County Library Presents “Your Ghost Story” at Mayo Park Center

(BEACHWOOD, NJ) — Have a spine-tingling spooky season with two horror literature classics. The Ocean County Library Beachwood Department presents “Your Ghost Story” by the Touring Literary Theater on Monday, October 24 at 7:00pm.  The occasion takes place at Mayo Park Middle in Beachwood.


RVCC to Hold Benefit Concert for College’s Music Program

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) — Raritan Valley Group College’s (RVCC) Arts & Design division will current a profit school live performance, Sunday, October 23, at 2:30pm, within the Welpe Theatre on the College’s Branchburg campus. Proceeds of the live performance will go to the RVCC Utilized Music Fund, which assists the College’s Music program and is devoted to bettering services and pupil assets.


Khy’s Cabaret returns to Playhouse 22 with shows on October 7-8

(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) — That includes a set of songs from theater and operettas, Playhouse 22 is bringing again its extremely popular Khy’s Cabaret for one weekend solely in an intimate cabaret-like setting one would discover in Manhattan. Performances are October 7 and eight with each exhibits beginning at 8:00pm.


Jay Siegel’s Tokens and Vinnie Medugno LIVE! at PNC Bank Arts Center

Music lovers are prepared and ready this Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Holmdel, NJ’s PNC Financial institution Arts Middle for a day live performance by the legendary singer and producer, Jay Siegel, and his Tokens, together with Staten Island, NY entertainer Vinnie Medugno.


Theater League of Clifton to present “Great American Songbook” at Elks Lodge

(CLIFTON, NJ) — The Theater League of Clifton will current “the Nice American Songbook,” a night of stay music on the Clifton Elks Lodge, 775 Clifton Ave. (on the nook of Colfax Avenue), Clifton. Performances shall be held on Saturday, October 22 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, October 30 at 2:00pm.


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Makin Waves Song of the Week: “All Nighter” by Natalie Farrell

Asbury Park songstress Natalie Farrell can do all of it: jazz, rock, R&B, soul, Latin. However together with her newest single, the horny, slow-burning groove of “All Nighter,” she flexes her pop muscular tissues with the assistance of co-writer and drummer Joshua Van Ness. 


Rock On! This Week’s Sound Bites…9/29/22

“The Sea Of Tranquility Fest shall be Saturday on the Likelihood Theater in Poughkeepsie, NY. The “Sea Of Tranquility” is an internet web site with movies and evaluations and there is a complete neighborhood round it which is led by Pete Pardo. Throughout the quarantine a part of COVID, there was a “Sea Of Tranquility digital competition to assist elevate cash for the ASPCA COVID Outreach and that is form of an extension of that; that is the stay model,” explains Epic Tantrum bassist Greg Ross as he and the band put together to hitch The Pat Travers Band, Vanilla Fudge, Nektar, Chris Caffery, Andy Powell, Rick LaBonte and Nektar in a return to an old-fashioned kind of competition that includes numerous acts, a Q & A and extra. “Pete kind of helped curate the bands that shall be enjoying and the thought was to create an occasion that displays the range of this 12 months’s Tranquility fan base and what they cowl. So, throughout the afternoon they’re doing stay variations of the panels they do, they are going to be reviewing a document, they’ve a factor referred to as the Hudson Valley Squares the place like 9 of them get collectively and assessment information so, it is attempting to embody the world of Sea Of Tranquility however stay as a substitute of on-line. Epic Tantrum received concerned as a result of Pete is a massive fan of the Epic Tantrum album and he wrote a extremely, actually good assessment of it and I reached out to him simply to say thanks and we began speaking and that is form of what led to us being concerned within the digital occasion and now the live performance.” 


Savings Strays screens at the Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival on Saturday, October 8

Michelle Dragun’s brief documentary Financial savings Strays screens on the Fall 2022 New Jersey Movie Competition on Saturday, October 8. Right here is my interview together with her:


RVCC Holocaust Institute presents screening of “Shoah Ambassadors”

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) — The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Research at Raritan Valley Group College will current an internet screening of Shoah Ambassadors on Friday, October 21 at 10:00am. There isn’t a cost for the occasion, which is a part of the Institute’s Studying By Expertise sequence and is geared for college kids, educators, and the neighborhood.


Sign the Show screens at the Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival on Sunday, October 2

Signal the Present: Deaf Tradition, Entry, & Leisure, by Cat Brewer, is a delightfully informational documentary that brings to gentle the struggles that people within the Deaf and Onerous of Listening to (HOH) neighborhood face when attempting to realize entry to interpreters at stay exhibits. Whether or not it’s concert events, festivals, performs, or comedy exhibits, this film covers all of the bases on how one ought to provide entry to interpreters when scheduling large-scale occasions. Although I’ll by no means know what it’s prefer to be deaf, this movie has given me a greater understanding of what it’s prefer to stay of their world.


6 Amazing Short Films at the Fall 2022 New Jersey Film Festival Festival TODAY!

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We+They=Us! Art Exhibit Celebrates Latin and Hispanic Artists in Rahway

(RAHWAY, NJ) — As part of our yearly Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway Metropolis Council current WE+THEY=US!, The 4th Annual Celebration of Latin & Hispanic Artists at The Gallery Area (1670 Irving Avenue, Rahway) from September 18- October 14, 2022.


Riverside Gallery presents “Liminal Showcase 2”

(HACKENSACK, NJ) — Riverside Gallery publicizes a second liminal showcase of artworks by Ung Boo Kang, Lee Dae Solar Hwa, Meekyung Yoon, Jan Dickey, Paula Schiller, Alice Stoler, Andrea Placer, Elizabeth Rundquist, Joan Knauer, Miriam Stern, Joan Strier, Leslie Fetner, Jenny Kim, Susan Sinek, Linda Tomaselli, Pamela Fenwick, Rosemarie Crabtree, and Sandra Frech. The exhibition will run from October 1 to 18, 2022, with a gap reception on Saturday, October eighth, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.


Painting and poetry come together in Mindfulness in Medicine exhibition at hospital

(SUMMIT, NJ) — Overlook Medical Middle, a part of Atlantic Well being System, and the Visible Arts Middle of New Jersey, lately unveiled Mindfulness in Medication, an exhibition mixing visible artwork and poetry inside the hospital.


Union County Seniors are Award Winners in New Jersey State Art Show

(UNION COUNTY, NJ) — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has introduced that 10 Union County artists have been chosen as award winners within the 56th annual New Jersey Senior Artwork Present. The exhibit consists of artworks created by each skilled and non-professional artists, ages 60 and up, from all 21 counties throughout the state.


White Castle and Evil Genius Beer Company partner on new limited edition IPA

​​​​​​​(PHILADELPHIA, PA) —  Philadelphia-based Evil Genius Beer Firm has unveiled their most craveable partnership but as they announce a brand new restricted version beer, It Hits Totally different, with the long-lasting fast-food model, White Citadel®.


Kosoko Jackson to Headline ‘FanNation: The Geekstravaganza’ at Ocean County Library

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) — It’s time to let your geek flag fly! Meet celebrated YA writer Kosoko Jackson on the eighth annual “FanNation: The Geekstravaganza,” on Saturday, October 22, on the Ocean County Library Toms River Department. The occasion begins at 10:00am.


Top 15 Most Read Stories at New Jersey Stage from September 25 – October 1, 2022

This is a take a look at the highest 15 most learn articles printed at New Jersey Stage from September 25 – October 1, 2022. Every week we publish about 70 articles, together with a number of authentic columns and options, together with information releases for occasions occurring all through the state and close by areas like Philadelphia and New York Metropolis. This week’s prime 15 consists of articles from 6 counties in New Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic).


Features at NJ Stage in September 2022

This is a take a look at the unique function articles and columns printed by New Jersey Stage from September 1 to September 30, 2022. Along with these tales, we publish between 50-60 press releases throughout the week.


Commissioners kick off fall tourism season in Monmouth County

(WALL TWP, NJ) — The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners, native officers and tourism companions welcomed the autumn 2022 tourism season and shared summer time 2022 tourism statistics at a press convention at Allaire Group Farm on September 29.



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