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...

“Tartuffe” both amuses and disappoints

Tartuffe is presented by the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Molière (born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin; 1622-1673) is considered one of the greatest French playwrights and a...

“Turning Off the Morning News” is dark, absurd, and hilarious

Turning Off the Morning News at Princeton's McCarter Theatre Playwright Christopher Durang and the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton have long had a fruitful relationship....

“Caged” is a stark drama on the effects of incarceration

Passage Theatre's Caged deserves to be seen There have been many plays about men in prison, usually focusing on the crimes committed or the...

“The Nerd” is a weighty farce for a spring evening’s diversion

George Street Playhouse ends the season with The Nerd An all-too-familiar nightmare is the houseguest who just will not leave. The dread of seeing...

“Issei, He Say” depicts the tragedy of losses kept alive

World premier at New Jersey Repertory Company Hatred can be passed down from generation to generation until its origin becomes lost in the mists of...

“Dancing at Lughnasa” is a delicate and loving memory play

Currently on stage at Two River Theatre in Red Bank The late Brian Friel, considered one of Ireland’s finest playwrights, won his only Best...

“A Dog Story” is pleasant entertainment

A Dog Story at the Bickford Theatre A Dog Story is a light one-act musical that makes for a mildly pleasant spring evening. It is...

“The Sting”: The con is on!

It’s nothing new for stage musicals to be made out of well-remembered movies. The Sting, now making its world premiere at the Paper Mill...

“Trying” paints a poignant picture of a cross-generational friendship

Trying at George Street Playhouse The word “trying” has many definitions. It can mean testing the limits of, as in “trying one’s patience.” It...