Theater, December 2022-December 2023

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JOHN POSADA

From left, Michael Gardiner, Danielle MacMath, Ilana Schimmel and Jeremy Niles co-star in “The Play About the Baby” at the Black Box Performing Arts Center through Dec. 4.

Dec. 1-3: “Memphis” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Dec. 1-4: “The Play About the Baby” at Black Box Performing Arts Center, Englewood. (NJArts.net Review)
Dec. 1-4: “Tragedy: A Tragedy” at Chester Theater Group.
Dec. 1-4: “Carrie the Musical” at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

Dec. 1-4, 9-11 and 15-18: “Scrooge” at Spring Lake Community House Theatre.

Dec. 1-4, 8-11, 15-18 and 21-24: “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” at Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken.

Dec. 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-23 and 27-30: “One Christmas Carol” (one-man “A Christmas Carol”) at Cape May Stage.

Dec. 2-3: “Stomp” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 2-4: “American Son” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Dec. 2-4 and 9-10: “Million Dollar Quartet,” presented by Asbury Park Theater Company at Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove.

Dec. 2-3 and 8-10: “Rumors” at Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College, Paramus.

Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Star Royale Theatre, Pompton Lakes.
Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “A Christmas Carol” at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “Beauty and the Beast” at Summit Playhouse.
Dec. 2-4 and 9-11: “A Christmas Carol” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Dec. 2-4, 8-11 and 15-17: “Singing in the Rain” at Haddonfield Plays and Players.

Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18: “The Land of Forgotten Toys — A Christmas Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Dec. 2-4, 7, 9-11, 14 and 16-18: “She Loves Me” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

Dec. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 and 21-23: “Murray the Elf, and the Case of the Missing Mistletoe” at Pegasus Theatre Company, Bordentown.

Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18: “A Wicked Christmas Carol” at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

Dec. 2-4, 7-11, 14-18, 20-24 and 28-31 and Jan. 1: “The Sound of Music” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Dec. 3 and 6-10: “Dance Nation” at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University.

Dec. 3-4, 9-11 and 16-18: “A Christmas Story, The Musical” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 3-4, 6-11 and 14-18: “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Dec. 3-4, 9-11 and 16-18: “A Christmas Story” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

Dec. 4 and 8-10: “Christmas Presents From the Past” featuring Gayle Stahlhuth, presented by East Lynne Theater Company at Cape May Presbyterian Church.

Dec. 7-11, 15-18, and 20-24: “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 7-11, 13-18, 20-24 and 27-30: “JOY,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 7-11, 13-18, 20-23 and 27-31 and Jan. 1: “Twelfth Night” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

Dec. 8-10: “The Writing of Revelation” at Landis Theater, Vineland.

Dec. 9-10: 10 Minute Play Festival at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.

Dec. 9-11: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Passage Theatre Company at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton.

Dec. 9-11 and 16-18: “A Christmas Story: The Musical” at The Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Dec. 9-11 and 16-18: “Elf the Musical” at Cranford Dramatic Club.
Dec. 9-11 and 16-18: “Broadway for the Holidays 2” at Black Box Theater at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 9-11, 14-18 and 20-21: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Chatham Community Players at Chatham Playhouse.

Dec. 10: “Somebody’s Daughter” at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 10: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (radio play), presented by Classic Radio Road Show at Center Playhouse, Freehold.

Dec. 11: “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, I’m Home for the Holidays” at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
Dec. 11: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (radio play), presented by Classic Radio Road Show at Middletown Arts Center.

Dec. 15: “Into the Woods,” presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Dec. 16-18: “Stop the World — I Want to Get Off,” presented by Young Performers Workshop at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Dec. 17: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” presented by Centenary Stage Company at Sieminski Theater, Basking Ridge.
Dec. 17: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (radio play), presented by Classic Radio Road Show at Middletown Public Library.

Dec. 17-18: “Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus” radio play at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.

Dec. 18: “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Virginia Rep at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 18: “The Calamari Sisters’ Christmas Carol” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 18: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (radio play), presented by Classic Radio Road Show at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, Aberdeen.

Dec. 21-24 and 27-31: “Chicken & Biscuits,” presented by Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 22: “Thank Yule for Being a Friend: A Golden Girls Holiday Musical Adventure,” presented by The Golden Gays at The Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Dec. 23 and 27: “A Christmas Carol” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 28-30: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

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

Jan. 12-Feb. 12: “Popcorn Falls” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Jan. 13-15: “Into the Woods” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Jan. 13-28: “Urinetown the Musical” at Haddonfield Plays and Players.

Jan. 13-29: “Ain’t Misbehavin’ “ at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.
Jan. 13-29: “Camelot” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

Jan. 14-15: “The Realistic Joneses” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

Jan. 20-22: “Joey and Mary’s Irish-Italian Wedding” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 20-29: “Broadway Bound” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Jan. 20-29: “An Ideal Husband,” presented by Shakespeare 70 at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

Jan. 20-Feb. 5: “Clue” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Jan. 26-Feb. 11: “Kinky Boots” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Jan. 27-29: “My Fair Lady” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Jan. 28-Feb. 26: “Living and Breathing” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Jan. 31-Feb. 12: “Between Two Knees” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Jan. 31-Feb. 19: “Clyde’s,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 2: “Menopause the Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Feb. 2-6: “Macbeth,” presented by NEXTstage Rep at Little Theatre at Centeneary University, Hackettstown.

Feb. 2-26: “Torn Asunder” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

Feb. 3: ” ‘Til Death Do Us Part … You First!” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Feb. 3-4 and 10-11: “Clue” at Spring Lake Community House Theatre.

Feb. 3-19: “The Secret Garden” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Feb. 9-12: “The Night Falls,” choreographed by Troy Schumacher, at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Part of the Peak Performances series.

Feb. 9-26: “The Wild Party” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.

Feb. 9-March 12: “Disney’s Hercules” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Feb. 10-12 and 16-19: “Sweeney Todd” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Feb. 10-25: “Twelfth Night” at Cranford Dramatic Club.

Feb. 10-26: “The Color Purple” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.
Feb. 10-26: “School of Rock” at Star Royale Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Feb. 11-12: “Letters From Home” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Feb. 16-18 and 23-25: “Everybody” at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University.

Feb. 16-26: “Annie” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

Feb. 16-March 4: “Passing Strange” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

Feb. 17-19: “Once on This Island” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 17-25: “Godspell,” presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Feb. 17-18 and 23-25 and March 2-4: “The World Goes ‘Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb” at Ender Hall Lab Theatre at Bergen Community College, Paramus.

Feb. 17-March 4: “Ripcord” at Chester Theater Group.

Feb. 17-March 5: “Marjorie Prime” at Pegasus Theatre Company, Bordentown.
Feb. 17-March 5: “The Ladykillers” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Feb. 18-26: “Wait Until Dark” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 18-March 11: “The Play That Goes Wrong” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

Feb. 19: “A Healthy Marriage: The Hall-Mills Murder” at The Studio at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Feb. 23-March 5: “Only Human: Stories of Connection” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

Feb. 23-March 12: “Wuthering Heights” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 24: “Godspell!,” presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory at Bauer Boucher Theatre Center at Kean University, Union.

Feb. 24-March 11: “The Old Settler” at Summit Playhouse.

Feb. 24-March 12: “Raisin” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.
Feb. 24-March 12: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Feb. 25 and 28 and March 1-3: “Elephant’s Graveyard at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University.

Feb. 25-26 and March 3-5, 10-12 and 18-19: “Meshuggah-Nuns,” presented by Theater League of Clifton at Mario’s Restaurant, Clifton.

March 1-26: “Quarter Rican” at Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken.

March 3-4 and 10-11: “The House of Blue Leaves” at Black Box Theater at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 3-12: “The Flick,” presented by Chatham Community Players at Chatham Playhouse.

March 8: “Hits! The Musical” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

March 9-April 2: “The Rosenberg/Strange Fruit Project” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

March 10-11: “American Idiot,” presented by Phoenix Productions at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 10-12: “Riverdance: 25th Anniversary Show” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
March 10-12: “Cats” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 10-12, 17-19 and 24-25: “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” at Dover Little Theatre.

March 11-12: “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: A Celebration of the Music of Aretha Franklin” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

March 14-April 9: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

March 16: “Menopause the Musical” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

March 16-26: “A Streetcar Named Desire” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

March 17-April 2: “Macbeth” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.
March 17-April 2: “Other Desert Cities” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

March 17-April 9: “Oliver!” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

March 22-26: “The Antipodes,” presented by Shakespeare 70 at Don Evans Black Box Theatre at College of New Jersey, Ewing.

March 23-26: “Ombres Portées,” presented by Cie L’Oublié(e) at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Part of Peak Performances series.

March 23-April 2: “Off the Map” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

March 24-April 1: “Animal Farm,” presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

March 24-April 2: “Kinky Boots” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 25: “Who Hijacked My Fairytale” with Kelly Swanson at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

March 25-April 22: “Barbecue” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

March 29-31 and April 1: “Sweat” at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

March 30: Steve Solomon’s “My Mother’s Italian My Father’s Jewish & I’m In Therapy!” at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
March 30: “The Golden Gals Live!” at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

March 30-31 and April 1 and 4-6: “Bright Star” at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University.

March 30-April 8: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

March 30-April 23: “Richard II” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

March 31: “Animal Farm,” presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory at Bauer Boucher Theatre Center at Kean University, Union.

March 31 and April 1 and 6-8: “Radium Girls” at Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College, Paramus.

April 1: “A Bronx Tale” featuring Chazz Palminteri at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

April 8: “The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged),” presented by Reduced Shakespeare Company at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 8-30: “Romeo and Juliet” (modern verse translation by Hansol Jung) at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

April 12-15: “And Then There Were None” at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.
April 12-15: “Everyman/Everywoman” at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

April 12-May 7: “Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

April 13-14: “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 13-16: “101 Humiliating Stories” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

April 13-30: “Cabaret” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

April 14-16, 21-23 and 28-29: “The Wedding Singer,” presented by InterAct Productions at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood.

April 14-30: “Blithe Spirit” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

April 15: “My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis” at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

April 15-16: “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 15 and 18-21: “On the Town” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University.

April 15-23: “Genesis Festival 2023,” presented by Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

April 20-22: “Gilligan’s Die-Land Murder Mystery” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

April 20-23: “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

April 20-30: “The Addams Family,” presented by NEXTstage Rep at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

April 21-23 and 28-30: “The Taming of the Shrew” at Black Box Theater at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 25-May 21: “Tales From the Guttenberg Bible,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

April 26-May 21: “Balloonacy” at Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken.

April 27-30: “Harry Clarke” at Vivid Stage, Summit.

April 27-May 13: “Beehive: The ’60s Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

April 28: “NEWSical the Musical” at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

April 28-30: “Legally Blonde: The Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 28-May 13: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at Summit Playhouse.

May 4-21: “Water by the Spoonful” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.

May 4-28: “Our Shrinking, Shrinking World” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

May 5-7: “Guys and Dolls” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 5-7: “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan” at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

May 5-14: “The Lifespan of a Fact,” presented by Chatham Community Players at Chatham Playhouse.
May 5-14: “Two Elizas” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

May 5-20: “In the Heights” at Cranford Dramatic Club.

May 5-21: “The Prom” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.
May 5-21: “Pride & Prejudice” at Chester Theater Group.
May 5-21: “Viva Las Vegas” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

May 6-21: “Helly, Dolly!” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 6-28: “Bulrusher” at Berlind Theater at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 6-June 3: “It Shoulda Been You” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

May 11-21: “Fun Home” at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

May 12-13 and 19-21: “Steel Magnolias” at Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake, Succasunna.

May 12-28: “School of Rock” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

May 19-June 4: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

May 24-June 4: “Starchild,” presented by Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

May 26-June 18: “Something Rotten! at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

May 31-June 11: “The Legacy of Jazz Series,” presented by Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

May 31-June 25: “Rent” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

June 3-25: “Two Sisters and a Piano” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

June 9-11: “Jesus Christ Superstar” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
June 9-11: “From Screen to Stage” at Bergen County Players, Oradell.

June 9-25: “I Hate Hamlet” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

June 15-July 2: “Spring Awakening” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

June 23-July 9: “Spring Awakening” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

July 14-30: “Assassins” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.
July 14-30: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Township.

July 21-23: “One-Act Jamboree” at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

July 27-Aug. 27: “A Tailor Near Me” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Aug. 4-20: “On the Town” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Aug. 10-12: “Thank You for Being So Dead Murder Mystery” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Aug. 11-27: “Rocky the Musical” at Star Royale Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Aug. 18-20: Jersey Fringe Festival, Hammonton.

Aug. 24-Sept. 3: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

Aug. 25-Sept. 10: “All Shook Up” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Sept. 14-24: “Clue” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Sept. 22-24: “Avenue Q” at Star Royale Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Oct. 6-22: “Carrie the Musical” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Oct. 19-29: “A Chorus Line” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Oct. 27-Nov. 19: “Elf the Musical” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Nov. 3-19: “Sunday in the Park With George” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Nov. 16-Dec. 2, 2023: “Big, the Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Nov. 24-Dec. 10, 2023: “Elf the Musical” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

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