“Brick City”: students at the crossroads

Premiere Stages at Kean University features a strong new work The paths of two high school seniors intersect in Nicole Pandolfo’s Brick City, being presented...

Blithe Spirit” is a classic comic confection

Blithe Spirit at The Shakespeare Theatre Prolific playwright Noël Coward (1899-1973) is best noted for three classic comedies: Hay Fever (1925); Private Lives (1930); and Blithe Spirit (1941). The latter, written...

“Fern Hill” delves into the nature of long-standing relationships

Fern Hill a world premiere production at New Jersey Repertory Company Michael Tucker’s new play Fern Hill receives its world premiere production at Long Branch’s...

“Linger” charts the disintegration of a family

Linger is the winner of the 2018 Premiere Play Festival Premiere Stages, Kean University’s professional theatre company, is back again this summer with the world...

“The Servant of Two Masters” is a light amusement

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey features Goldoni’s best-known comedy Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) was a prolific Venetian writer of plays and libretti. He created a new...

“Madame Butterfly” at the Princeton Festival was world class

Madame Butterfly at the Princeton Festival Madame Butterfly, by Giacomo Pucchini, was not well received in its 1904 premier but quickly became a universal favorite...

“Mercy” pits revenge against redemption

New Jersey Repertory presents Mercy Mercy, a new play by Adam Szymkowicz, is being given its world premiere by the New Jersey Repertory Company in...

“Songbird”: Chekhov in the Deep South

Two River Theatre presents Songbird for its season finale Two River Theatre in Red Bank has chosen Songbird, an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s play The Seagull. Transplanting the play...

“Half Time” proves that age is only a number

Paper Mill Playhouse has another hit to end the season The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn closes its 2017-2018 season with a new musical, Half...

Princeton Festival presents a perennial favorite

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum at the Princeton Festival This perennial favorite fully upheld the Princeton Festival’s traditionally high standards in...