“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...

“Stones in His Pockets”: when Hollywood invaded Ireland

McCarter Theatre Center has come up with a winner with its current production of Stones in His Pockets, a play of heartbreaking truth mixed with Irish...

“Bakersfield Mist” is an intense exploration of the nature of art

Stephen Sachs’ one-act play Bakersfield Mist is a gripping two-character work that deals with questions about art. What separates art from trash? Does a detached, intellectual...

“Halftime With Don” is a strongly written and powerfully delivered drama

One of the perks of writing theater reviews is that on rare occasions, one is privileged to watch the birth of a powerful new...

“Shakespeare in Love” is a fine translation from screen to stage

Shakespeare in Love, winner of the 1998 Academy Award for Best Picture, has been adapted for the stage by playwright Lee Hall into an entertaining...

Ritz Theatre kicks off the new season with “9 to 5”

9 to 5It's Opening Night! The 2016 Season at the Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township kicked off with 9 to 5: The Musical based on the 1980 film of the same name starring LGBT ally Dolly Parton and her music. Yes, it's been 36 years since the movie came out and the story line is still as appropriate and funny as ever.

“Half Time” proves that age is only a number

Paper Mill Playhouse has another hit to end the season The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn closes its 2017-2018 season with a new musical, Half...

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...

“Skeleton Crew” is a slice of recession-era Detroit

Some of the most powerful, creative drama today can be found at theatres throughout New Jersey. Skeleton Crew, at Premiere Stages on the Kean University campus...

“The Importance of Being Earnest” is a timeless parody of, and...

At the premiere of Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895, one critic wrote, “What can a poor critic do with a play which...