Theater, October 2021-November 2022

NJ THEATER listings

GARY SPECTOR

Mile Square Theatre’s “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised),” running through Oct. 2, will feature, from left, Aaron Parker Fouhey, Andres Robledo and Dan Domingues.

Through Oct. 17: Voices International Theatre Festival, Jersey City.

Oct. 1-2: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised],” presented by Mile Square Theatre at Sinatra Park, Hoboken. (NJArts.net Review)

Oct. 1-3: “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” (dinner and show), presented by Theater League of Clifton at Mario’s Restaurant, Clifton.
Oct. 1-3: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” at Rhino Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.
Oct. 1-3: “Almost, Maine” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Oct. 1-3 and 6-10: “When Day Comes” at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Presented by Crossroads Theatre Company.
Oct. 1-3 and 6-10: “Emergency!” at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, Presented by Crossroads Theatre Company.

Oct. 1-3 and 7-10: “Portrait of the Widow Kinski” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

Oct. 1-3 and 8-10: “American Idiot” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.
Oct. 1-3 and 8-10: “The Revlon Girl” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Oct. 1-2, 6-9 and 13-16: “Dorothy Parker: A Certain Woman” at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynne Theater Company.

Oct. 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24 and 27-31 and Nov. 3-7, 10-14 and 17-21: “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” at Cape May Stage.

Oct. 2 and 16: “All Bets Are Off,” murder mystery dinner at Aleathea’s Restaurant, Cape May.

Oct. 7-10: “The Frontera Project,” presented by Luna Stage at Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair.
Oct. 7-10: “Little Women the Musical” at Skyline Theatre Company, Fair Lawn.

Oct. 7-10 and 13-17: “My Big Gay Italian Funeral” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 7-10, 14-17 and 21-24: “Bunnies” at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.

Oct. 8-9: “I’m Not a Comedian … I’m Lenny Bruce,” featuring Ronnie Marmo at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

Oct. 8-10: “Escape to Margaritaville” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Oct. 8-10: “War of the Worlds (1938 Radio Script)” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Oct. 10: “Give ’Em Hell, Harry!” at Cape May Convention Hall.

Oct. 13-Nov. 7: “Songs for a New World” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Oct. 14-16: “The Frontera Project” at Luna Stage (outdoors), West Orange.

Oct. 14-17: “Nine Day Wonder” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Part of Fringe Festival.
Oct. 14-17: “A Tale of Two Cities Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Part of Fringe Festival.

Oct. 14-24: “The Evolution of (Henry) Mann,” presented by American Theater Group at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, Basking Ridge.

Oct. 15-17: “Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting,” presented by Dunbar Repertory Company at Middletown Arts Center.

Oct. 15-24: “Jekyll & Hyde” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Oct. 15-24: “God of Carnage” at Rhino Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

Oct. 15-17 and 22-24: “Rent” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Oct. 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30: “Mamma Mia!” at Spring Lake Community House & Theatre.

Oct. 16: “Assisted Living: The Musical” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Oct. 16: “Our Town” (reading in English, Spanish and Creole) at Vivid Stage, Summit.

Oct. 18: “Rebel Boy Fireworks” (reading) at Cape May Stage.

Oct. 21-24: “Plum Bun” at Tohill Theater at Rowan University, Glassboro.

Oct. 22-24 and 28-30: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

Oct. 23: “A Bronx Tale” featuring Chazz Palminteri at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Oct. 23 and 26: “Poe by Candlelight,” featuring stories by Edgar Allan Poe, at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynn Theater Company.

Oct. 23-24 and 29-31: “War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Oct. 24-30: “Evil Dead the Musical” at Landis Theater, Vineland.

Oct. 25: “The Dangerous Words of Ben O’Shea” (reading) at Cape May Stage.

Oct. 26-Nov. 21: “Dear Jack, Dear Louise,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 29-31: “Certain Aspects of Conflict in the Negro Family” (staged reading) Premiere Stages at Kean University, Union.
Oct. 29-31: “Sherlock Holmes Weekend: Sherlock Holmes & Making the Grade” in Cape May.

Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 4-7 and 10-14: “A Bronx Tale, The Musical” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Nov. 2: “Million Dollar Quartet” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Nov. 4-8: “Alice in Slasherland” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Part of Fringe Festival.

Nov. 5-6: “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle” at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynn Theater Company.

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

Nov. 6-21: “Radio Golf” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Nov. 7: “Friends: The Musical Parody” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 9: “Friends: The Musical Parody” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

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

Nov. 12-14 and 17-20: “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

Nov. 12-14 and 19-21: “Rent” at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Nov. 12-13 and 18-21: “Elf” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 16-18: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 17-21: Steve Solomon’s “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Nov. 19-Dec. 5: “Barefoot in the Park” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Nov. 23-24 and 26-28: “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Nov. 26-28: “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Nov. 26-Dec. 12: “A Christmas Carol” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Nov. 27-Dec. 5: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

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

Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 6 and 10-12: “Christmas With Harte and O. Henry” at Cape May Presbyterian Church. Presented by East Lynn Theater Company.

Nov. 30-Dec. 19: “It’s Only a Play,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 1-Jan. 2: “A Jolly Holiday With Disney on Broadway” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Dec. 2-12: “Water in My Hands” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

Dec. 2-5, 10-12 and 17-19: “Scrooge” at Spring Lake Community House & Theatre.

Dec. 3-5: “Anastasia” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 4-5, 7, 9-12 and 15-19: “Ebenezer” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Dec. 7-12: “What the Constitution Means to Me” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Dec. 7-12: “Assisted Living the Musical: The Home … for the Holidays” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 8-30: “Adopt A Sailor: The Holiday Edition” at Cape May Stage.

Dec. 10-12 and 17-19: “Elf” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Dec. 11: “A Christmas Carol” at Mine Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by and a fundraiser for Passage Theatre Company.

Dec. 11-19: “The Nutcracker Rocks” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Dec. 23: “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 30: “Black Nativity” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Jan. 7-8: “Stomp” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 9: “Stomp” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Jan. 15-Feb. 6: “Three Sisters” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Jan. 15-16, 19-23 and 25-30 and Feb. 1-6 and 8-13: “Dreaming Zenzile” at Berlind Theater at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Jan. 18-Feb. 13: “Her Portmanteau,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 19-20: “Rent: 25th Anniversary Tour”at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Jan. 21-23: “Rent,” 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 21-Feb. 26: “American Son” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Jan. 22-30: “Biloxi Blues” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 26-Feb. 20: “Clue” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Feb. 3-7: “Book of Days” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Feb. 3-20: “The OK Trenton Project” at Mine Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by Passage Theatre Company.

Feb. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19: “Rumors” at Spring Lake Community House & Theatre.

Feb. 17-27: “Twirl” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

Feb. 11-13: “The Wedding Singer” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 11-20: “La Cage aux Folles” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Feb. 18-20: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Feb. 18-March 6: “Meteor Shower” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Feb. 22: “Letterkenny Live!” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 24-27: “Our Lady of 121 Street” at Tohill Theater at Rowan University, Glassboro.

Feb. 25-27: “An American in Paris” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Feb. 26-March 6: “Amadeus” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 4-27: “Baipás,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

March 8-April 28: “Sherlock Returns” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

March 11-27: “The Bridges of Madison County” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

March 12-April 10: “The Hombres” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

March 18-20: “Cats” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

March 19: Candice Guardino’s “Italian Bred” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
March 19: Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro, “Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 19-27: “The Right to Be Forgotten,” presented by American Theater Group at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center,Basking Ridge.

March 24-April 24: “The Wanderer” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

March 25-27: “On Golden Pond” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

March 25-April 10: “The Outsider” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

March 30-April 3: “Junior High #2: The Hedgepeth-Williams Story” at Hedgepeth Williams Middle School, Trenton. Presented by Passage Theatre Company.

March 31-April 10: “Whippoorwill at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

April 1-3 and 8-10: “The Pirates of Penzance” at Spring Lake Community House & Theatre.

April 9: “Menopause the Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 14-16: “Waitress” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 19-21: “Riverdance” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 21-May 1: “Head Over Heals at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
April 21-May 1: “Life’s Work” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

April 27-May 22: “A Walk on the Moon,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

April 29: “An Evening With Groucho” featuring Frank Ferrante, at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

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

April 30 and May 1, 4-8, 10-15, 17-22 and 24-29: “Ride the Cyclone: The Musical” at Berlind Theater at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 5-22: “Group!” at Mine Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by Passage Theatre Company.

May 7-22: “Grease” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 12-June 30: “I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

May 13-14: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 13-15: “Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

May 25-June 10: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

June 1-26: “Sister Act” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

June 3-19: “Grease” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

June 9-19: “All Over the Map,” presented by American Theater Group at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center,Basking Ridge.

June 15-16: “Fiddler on the Roof” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 17-18: “Fiddler on the Roof” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Oct. 7-9, 2022: “Our Town” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 11-20, 2022: “Holiday Inn” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

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