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“The Niceties”: an age-old gap, still unbridged

An eternal conflict that is timeless at McCarter Theatre The venerable McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton has, in its long career, presented plays of depth...

“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...

“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...

“Oo-Bla-Dee” is a tale of self-creation and self-discovery

Two River Theatre production features a LGBT Pride night on June 27 Two River Theatre closes out its 25th anniversary season with a new play-with-music,...

“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...

“Crowns”: Glory, hallelujah!

Fifteen years ago, McCarter Theatre Center commissioned writer/actress Regina Taylor to come up with a show based on a book about Southern black women...

“Hedwig and The Angry Inch” a must-see production at the Forrest...

Before you read this review, stop! Pick up the phone or go online to Forrest Theatre and order tickets to Hedwig and the Angry Inch before...

“Pamela’s First Musical” is a family-friendly tale of the magic of...

Two Rivers Theatre brings us a wonderful World Premiere Two River Theatre in Red Bank opens its 25th Anniversary season with the world premiere of Pamela’s...

“Charley’s Aunt”: An old farce, but a ripping good one

STNJ presents a a flat-out funny hit Playwright and actor Brandon Thomas (1848-1914) was quoted in his obituary as having said, “I hoped to go down...

“Clever Little Lies,” yes, but not clever liars

Prolific playwright Joe DiPietro (Memphis; The Toxic Avenger; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change) had an off-Broadway hit with his 2013 comedy Clever Little...
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