“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...

“Wolf at the Door” is a scary, cautionary Mexican legend

The world premiere of Wolf at the Door  The New Jersey Repertory Company closes out its 2018 season with the world premiere of Wolf at...

“The Trial of Donna Caine” examines honor and responsibility

Season opener at George Street Playhouse touches on sexism and racism  George Street Playhouse, on the Cook College campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick,...

“Detroit ‘67” is a story of police riots and family ties

McCarter Theatre production builds to an emotional climax Last year, playwright Dominique Morisseau treated New Jersey audiences to her gritty play Skeleton Crew about auto...

“Pirira”: Parallel stories, converging

Go and see Pirira at Luna Stage It is rare to find a play where a familiar structure is given a unique twist which is so...

“The Color Purple” is a powerful musical tale

The latest Paper Mill production is a show to be savored The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn opens its 80th Anniversary season with The Color...

“Salt Pepper Ketchup” examines the effects of gentrification

See Salt Pepper Ketchup before its brief run is over The Passage Theatre Company in Trenton kicks off its 33rd season with Josh Wilder’s play Salt...

“The Age of Innocence”: a world of artifice and cowardice

The Age of Innocence while often solid, is more often stolid Edith Wharton’s 1920 novel The Age of Innocence, which made her the first woman to...

“Buried Child” is a powerful, troubling play

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey production is a rousing success The late playwright Sam Shepard (1943-2017) won the Pulitzer Prize for his play...

“Pamela’s First Musical” is a family-friendly tale of the magic of...

Two Rivers Theatre brings us a wonderful World Premiere Two River Theatre in Red Bank opens its 25th Anniversary season with the world premiere of Pamela’s...