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“The Niceties”: an age-old gap, still unbridged

An eternal conflict that is timeless at McCarter Theatre The venerable McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton has, in its long career, presented plays of depth...

“Noises Off” starts slow but builds to lunatic delight

Michael Frayn’s Noises Off at Two River Theatre Two River Theatre in Red Bank starts the new year with a revival of a masterful modern...

Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” comes to life

Hulu Theater is an indulging intimate setting The holiday season favorite Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas — The Musical” came to life...

“Apple Season” explores the strong grip of the past

New Jersey Repertory Company starts its 21st season The New Jersey Repertory Company starts its 21st season of artistic excellence with Apple Season, a...

“A Christmas Carol” is old but always fresh

McCarter Theatre holiday tradition is highly recommended It’s the third go-around for this version of the McCarter Theatre Center’s traditional Christmas production of A Christmas...

“A Doll’s House, Part 2”: funny, Nora’s back in town

An darkly funny adult comedy at the George Street Playhouse One of the great theatrical games is to imagine just what happened after Nora Helmer...

“The Assignment” focuses on lives interrupted by violence

Luna Stage presents a powerful play that deserves to be seen It’s difficult for me to write a review about a play when I want...

“King Hedley II” speaks of the hope of redemption

Two Rivers Theater production is a gripping play Playwright August Wilson (1945-2005) created an amazing ten-play cycle chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th...

“Something Rotten!” is fun for musical aficionados

Theatre review Something Rotten! has a screwy idea at its core. It’s 1595, and William Shakespeare (Matthew Baker) is a rock star of the Elizabethan...

“Charley’s Aunt”: An old farce, but a ripping good one

STNJ presents a a flat-out funny hit Playwright and actor Brandon Thomas (1848-1914) was quoted in his obituary as having said, “I hoped to go down...