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“American Hero” examines the nature of heroism

George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick presents American Hero by Christopher Demos-Brown, author of last season’s hit American Son. American Hero is the best,...

“Mary Poppins”: You’ll believe a nanny can fly!

Mary Poppins has, since P.L. Travers created her in 1934, captured the imagination of generations of both children and adults. Best known to modern...

“Benny & Joon” is sweet, funny, and romantic

Paper Mill Playhouse spring production is enchanting Benny & Joon, a musical based on the 1993 film, is being given its East Coast premiere by the...

“Noises Off” starts slow but builds to lunatic delight

Michael Frayn’s Noises Off at Two River Theatre Two River Theatre in Red Bank starts the new year with a revival of a masterful modern...

“A Christmas Carol” holds up well on its fourth go-around

McCarter show is skillfully directed by Adam Immerwahr My first show at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton as a reviewer was the David Thompson...

“Last Days of Summer” is a nostalgic coming-of-age musical

George Street Playhouse kicks off at new theatre with Last Days of Summer  George Street Playhouse kicks off its inaugural season at the New Brunswick...

“Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”: not your father’s horror story

McCarter Theatre presents Frankenstein Everybody knows the story of Frankenstein, right? The monster created out of bits and pieces of cadavers and endowed with life...

“Linger” charts the disintegration of a family

Linger is the winner of the 2018 Premiere Play Festival Premiere Stages, Kean University’s professional theatre company, is back again this summer with the world...

“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...

The tragedy of the Capulets and the Montagues moves the audience

American Repertory Ballet performed at the Raritan Valley Community Collage1The American Repertory Ballet ("ARB") presented the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," at Raritan Valley Community College ("RVCC") on Saturday, March 8. The ballet was choreographed by artistic director Douglas Martin, with music by Sergei Prokofiev to William Shakespeare's tale of the doomed love of Romeo of Montague and Juliet of Capulet.

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