January Thaw Music Festival shows will have live audiences but can also be seen online

Dahlia Dumont Centenary

Dahlia Dumont of The Blue Dahlia.

The 2021 edition of Centenary Stage Company’s annual January Thaw Music Festival will offer both in-person and socially distanced options. The concerts will take place in the Sitnik Theatre at the Lackland Performing Arts Center at Centenary University in Hackettstown, but those who want to watch online will be able to do so.

Singer-songwriter and ukulele player Dahlia Dumont and her band, The Blue Dahlia, will perform their eclectic music — which incorporates elements of jazz, klezmer, Americana, reggae and more — Jan. 9 at 8 p.m., followed by Latin-jazz pianist Chuchito Valdés, Jan. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $22.50 in advance or $20 to $27.50 the day of the show, with the livestream costing $10.

Other Centenary Stage Company shows currently scheduled include:

March 14: The Seamus Egan Project
March 25-29: “Sweat,” presented by NEXTstage Repertory
April 8-11 and 14-18: “The Toxic Avenger: The Musical,” presented by NEXTstage Repertory.
April 10: “Shake-It-Up Shakespeare,” presented by Young Audience Series
April 14, 21 and 28: “Women Playwrights Series” readings. Works TBA.
April 22-25 and 28-30 and May 1-2: “Turning,” presented by Professional Theatre Series
May 15: moe-tion dance theater
May 21-30: “Spring Festival of Shows,” presented by Young Performers Workshop
May 22: XY Dance Project
June 5: British Invasion Years
June 19: “Portrait of a Queen,” Aretha Franklin tribute featuring CeCe Teneal

Visit centenarystageco.org.


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