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“Bad Jews” hides the seeds of a good drama in a...

Bad Jews, now appearing at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, gives a look into some old themes through a Jewish lens: the clash...

“Murder on the Orient Express” successfully blends farce, suspense, and death

Most people up until now would recall Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie’s mystery set on a luxury trans-European express train, from the 1974 film...

“Beyond the Oak Trees” takes a last ride to freedom with...

A welcome addition to the local theatre scene is Beyond the Oak Trees, from  The Crossroads Theatre Company. Ably directed by Crossroads’ producing artistic director, Marshall Jones...

“Sarah Sings a Love Story”: An enduring romance set to Sarah Vaughan’s...

New Brunswick’s Crossroads Theatre Company could not have chosen a better, more touching, more realistic play to close their final season at their current...

Cirque du Soleil – Toruk is over the top

With the death defying leaps, the awesome backdrops of color, the amazing artists and athletes, and the breath taking dream state the performers of...

“American Son”: An emotionally draining cautionary drama

American Son, the latest offering at the George Street Playhouse, is a searing drama torn from today’s headlines. This is the final production to be...

“A Comedy of Tenors”: Frenetic, door-slamming fun

Farce is like a soufflé: Difficult to create, but sheer delight when all the ingredients come together perfectly. Ken Ludwig, a Tony Award and...

“Ravenscroft”: A near-mystery

Billed as a comedy/mystery, Ravenscroft, written by the prolific playwright Don Nigro, is the winter production of the Bickford Theatre in Morristown. The play...

“Noura”: A must-see work-in-progress

Award-winning Iraqi-American playwright Heather Raffo has created a poignant play in Noura, now playing a very limited engagement at the Berlind Rehearsal Room/Studio at the McCarter...

“Hamlet” and “Saint Joan:” Bedlam reigns in Princeton

The bedlam that is currently reigning at Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center is an acting company called Bedlam. They are performing two classic plays in...