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“A night with Janis Joplin” is a glossed-over retelling of Joplin’s...

Janis Joplin needs no introduction. A singer of iconic proportions, her rough, powerful voice propelled her like a shooting star, and her tragically early...

“Jersey Boys” is a boisterous, rousing revival at the State Theatre

Jersey Boys, which recently appeared at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, is an exciting, entertaining, and fairly accurate account of the story behind the Four...

Margaret Cho delivers her best yet in “Fresh off the Bloat” 

Margaret Cho has an extremely successful comedic career and quite the extensive resume in an industry which can be difficult to navigate long-term. She...

“The Honeymooners”: Baby, they’re the greatest!

Most times I hold off until the end of my reviews before I recommend whether you should see a show or not. This time...

“Simpatico” is less than perfect Shepard

Sam Shepard was one of this country’s leading playwrights, as well as an esteemed actor and director. His death earlier this year deprived the...

“A Raisin in the Sun”: Who gets the keys to the...

Two River Theatre in Red Bank has mounted a moving production of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play, A Raisin in the Sun, to begin their...

“What the Butler Saw” doesn’t quite pull off its finely written...

British playwright Joe Orton’s career was ended all too soon when he was murdered by his lover, Kenneth Halliwell, in 1967 at age 34. What...

“Foster Mom” keeps you guessing throughout

Premiere Stages, Kean University’s professional theater company, is proving to be a home of strong contemporary drama. Foster Mom, chosen from more than 400 submissions as...

“All About Eve” benefits new arts center in Long Branch 

All About Eve, the title and theme of a week-long arts festival benefiting the West End Arts Center, will be held in Long Branch,...

CDC Theatre presents “Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays”

An exciting special event has been planned for the 99th season at CDC Theatre in Cranford, the oldest continuously producing community theatre in New Jersey....