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“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...

“Intimate Apparel” is heart-breakingly beautiful

I attend performances at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton to see solid, professionally crafted and performed works. I was unprepared for the sheer...

“The Spongebob Musical” is a bright, bouncy children’s musical for grownups

Bikini Bottom invaded the stage of the State Theatre The denizens of Bikini Bottom invaded the stage of the State Theatre in New Brunswick, home...

“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...

“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” is a memory to cherish at...

When you hear the name Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), the first thing that comes to most people’s minds about the Welsh poet is his best-known...

“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” is a classic fairy tale with a...

Cinderella puts a new spin on a familiar story For its holiday offering, the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, adapted...

“My Life on a Diet”: Renée Taylor, ladies and gentlemen, and...

My Life on a Diet is a 90-minute showcase for the life story of Renée Taylor The first thing you notice as comedienne Renée Taylor...

Theatre for the Holidays

The old year passeth, giving way to new on Garden State stages Heading into the end of 2019, looking forward to the start of 2020,...

Coriolanus: A timely lesson in politics, honor, and pride

Many people who are devotees of Shakespearean drama may look puzzled when the tragedy Coriolanus is mentioned. Rarely produced, this play was written in...

“A Christmas Carol” or, the tragedy of loneliness

A Christmas Carol at Shakespeare Theatre NJ is splendid Charles Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol is being presented at four of the theatres for which...