Family, May 2021-May 2022

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AVERY BRUNKUS

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Shakespeare Live! company will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Florham Park, May 1-2.

May 1: “School House Rock Live Jr.” at Front Port Live series at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

May 1-2 at 11 a.m.: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Back Yard Stage in Florham Park. Family-oriented production by the theater’s Shakespeare Live! company.
May 1-2 at 2 p.m.: “Julius Caesar” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Back Yard Stage in Florham Park. Family-oriented production by the theater’s Shakespeare Live! company.

May 21-30: Young Performers Workshop’s Spring Festival of Shows at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

June 4-6: Garden State Comic Fest at The Mills at Jersey Gardens Mall, Elizabeth.

June 5: Andy Gross (comedy, magic, ventriloquism) at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

June 13: “Peter and the Wolf” and “Finding Equilibrium” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Presented by New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet.

June 18-July 11: State Fair Meadowlands, East Rutherford.

June 19-20: John Pizzi children’s comedy, outdoors at Brunswick Square Mall, East Brunswick.

June 26-27: Stranger Con (“Stranger Things” convention) at New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison.

July 3-18: “Annie” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

July 9-11: “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

July 10-25: “Mary Poppins” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

July 20-Aug. 8: “A Chorus Line” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

July 23-25: New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning at Solberg Airport, Readington.

July 23-25 and 30-31 and Aug. 1: “Rock of Ages,” presented by Kaleidoscope Youth Theatre at Summit Playhouse.

Aug. 7: Kidz Bop at PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel.

Aug. 10-29: “Xanadu the Musical” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Aug. 13-15: Monster-Mania Con (horror film and memorabilia convention), Cherry Hill.

Aug. 15, 18-19 and 22: “The Lost Princess of Oz” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal. Presented by Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater.

Aug. 31-Sept. 12: “Sh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Sept. 5: Scandinavian Fest at Vasa Park, Budd Lake.

Sept. 10-12: “Sci-Fi Summit” at New Jersey Convention and Expo Center, Edison.

Sept. 14-26: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Sept. 17-19: “The Price Is Right Live!” at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.

Sept. 24-26: “Vampire Diaries”/”The Originals” Reunion Conventions at Marriott Hanover Hotel, Whippany.

Sept. 26: Masters of Illusion at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Sept. 29: Masters of Illusion at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Sept. 29-Oct. 3: “Almost, Maine” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Sept. 30: Masters of Illusion at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Oct. 9: “Magic Rocks!” starring illusionist Leon Etienne at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

Oct. 24: “Haunted Illusions” starring David Caserta, at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 29-31: Chiller Theatre Convention at Hilton Parsippany.
Oct. 29-31: “Sherlock Holmes Weekend: Sherlock Holmes & Making the Grade” in Cape May.

Nov. 5-7: “Sherlock Holmes Weekend: Sherlock Holmes & Making the Grade” in Cape May.

Nov. 7: “Champions of Magic” at Union Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Nov. 11-Dec. 30: “A Playhouse Christmas” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Nov. 12-14: “Elf” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 12-14 and 18-21: “Elf” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 23-28: “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Nov. 27-Dec. 12: “Elf” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 3: Recycled Percussion at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 4-19: “Ebenezer” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

March 12: Peking Acrobats at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

March 13: Artrageous at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

April 1-3: Dark Side of the Con 4 at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel.

April 1-10: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

April 22-24, 2022: Supernatural Official Conventions at Hilton East Brunswick.

April 29-30 and May 1, 2022: “The Wizard of Oz” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 30-May 1, 2022: “Lucifer” Convention at Marriott Hanover Hotel, Whippany.

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