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“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...

“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...