Theater, July 2024-June 2025

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JEREMY DANIEL

Kyra Kennedy stars in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, through July 3.

July 1: “Three Viewings” (reading), Summer Solos series, presented by Vivid Stage at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.

July 2-3: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. (NJArts.net Review)

July 2 and 4-6: “Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty” at East Lynne Theater Co., Cape May.

July 2-3 and 5-7: “South Pacific” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

July 2-3, 5-7 and 9-14: “As You Like It,” presented by Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, outdoors at Saint Elizabeth University, Florham Park.

July 5-7: “The Sound of Music” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

July 5-21: “Anything Goes” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

July 6-12: “Rita Hayworth — The Heat Is On!” at Cape May Stage.

July 6-7, 12-14 and 18-21: “My Fair Lady” at Spring Lake Theatre.

July 9-28: “Footloose” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

July 10: “Sandra” (reading), Summer Solos series, presented by Vivid Stage at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.

July 10-20: “In the Heights” at Plays-in-the-Park at Roosevelt Park, Edison.

July 10, 17 and 24: “Twelfth Night,” Shakespeare in the Park series at Atlantic Street Park, Hackensack.

July 10-28: “The Book of Will” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

July 11-13 and 18-20: “Fiddler on the Roof,” presented by Trilogy Repertory at Pleasant Valley Park, Basking Ridge.

July 11-21: “Grease” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
July 11-21: “The Revolutionists,” presented by The Theater Project at Luna Stage, West Orange.

July 11-28: “Still” at Bauer Boucher Theatre Center at Kean University, Union.

July 11-Aug. 4: “The Bookstore” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

July 12-14 and 19-21: “The Wedding Singer” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.
July 12-14 and 19-21: “All Shook Up” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

July 12-14 and 20-21: “School of Rock at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

July 12-28: “West Side Story” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

July 13-14: South Asian Theater Festival at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.
July 13-14: “Crying on the Camino” at Gateway Playhouse, Somers Point.

July 13-28: “Cats” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

July 17: “What I Thought I Knew” (reading), Summer Solos series, presented by Vivid Stage at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.

July 17-Aug. 25: “Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson — Apt. 2B” at Cape May Stage.

July 18-20: “Hooray for Hollyweird” (dinner and show) at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

July 19-28: “Million Dollar Quartet” at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

July 19-21 and 26-28: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” presented by Full Moon Theatre Co. at Margate Community Church.

July 23-Aug. 15: “Always … Patsy Cline” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

July 24: “I F***ing Hate Shakespeare” (reading), Summer Solos series, presented by Vivid Stage at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.July 2: “Cthulhu: The Musical!” at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

July 26-28: “West Side Story,” presented by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
July 26-28: One Act Jamboree at StageWorks at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

July 26-27 and Aug. 1-3: “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” Plays in the Park, presented by Trilogy Repertory at Pleasant Valley Park, Basking Ridge.

July 26-Aug. 18: “The King and I” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

July 30-Aug. 18: “Titanic the Musical” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

July 31 and Aug. 1-10: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at Plays-in-the-Park at Roosevelt Park, Edison.

July 31-Aug. 31: “Dial M for Murder” at East Lynne Theater Co., Cape May.

Aug. 1-3: “Confessions of a Showgirl” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Aug. 1-11: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Aug. 2: “Girls Night: The Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Aug. 6-9 and 13-15: “Grease,” presented by Ocean City Pops and Ocean City Theatre Company at Ocean City High School.

Aug. 7 and 14: “Romeo & Juliet,” Shakespeare in the Park series at Atlantic Street Park, Hackensack.

Aug. 10: “Seth Rudetsky’s Big Fat Broadway Live” with Mandy Gonzalez at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Aug. 10-18: “Spring Awakening” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Aug. 12: “Seascape” (reading) at Cape May Stage.

Aug. 15-18 and 22-25: “The Interpreter,” presented by The Theater Project at Oakes Center, Summit.
Aug. 15-18 and 22-25: “Anastasia” at Spring Lake Theatre.

Aug. 20-Sept. 1: “Heave Over Heels” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Aug. 22-25: “Big Fish” at StageWorks at Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

Aug. 23-Sept. 8: “The Scarlet Pimpernel” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Aug. 24-Sept. 1: “Mughal-e-Azam,” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Aug. 29-31: “Outside the Frame,” presented by Chimera Productions at Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton.

Sept 4-15: “Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Sept. 4-22: “Sense and Sensibility” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

Sept. 5-22: “Diversion” at Bauer Boucher Theatre Center at Kean University, Union.

Sept. 5-29: “The Other American” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Sept. 6-22: “Becky’s New Car,” presented by Somerset Valley Players at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

Sept. 6-Oct. 6: “Empire Records” at Berlind Theater at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Sept. 7-22: “Cry It Out” at Chester Theatre Group.

Sept. 11-Oct. 20: “Stones in His Pockets” at Cape May Stage.

Sept. 12-22: “My Way: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Sept. 13-19: “The Toxic Avenger,” presented by South Camden Theatre Company at Waterfront South Theatre.

Sept. 13-15, 20-22 and 26-28: “Travesties” at Nutley Little Theatre.

Sept. 13-29: “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

Sept. 13-Oct. 6: “Beauty and the Beast” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Sept. 18-29: “The Great American Trailer Park” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Sept. 18-Oct. 10: “One Slight Hitch” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Sept. 18-Oct. 12: “A Case for the Existence of God” at East Lynne Theater Co., Cape May.

Sept. 20-21: “My Big Gay Italian Crisis” at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Sept. 20-22 and 27-29: “The Miracle Worker,” presented by Full Moon Theatre Co. at Margate Community Church.

Sept. 20-Oct. 4: “Sideways,” presented by Chatham Players at Chatham Playhouse.

Sept. 21: “Seth Rudetsky’s Big Fat Broadway Live” with Sierra Boggess at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Sept. 27: “Beatrice’s Couch” (reading), presented by New Jersey Women Playwrights Program at Madison Community Arts Center.

Sept. 27-29: “Rent,” presented by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6: “Little Shop of Horrors” at Gateway Playhouse, Somers Point.

Sept. 28-Oct. 20: “American Mariachi” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Oct. 1-20: “What the Constitution Means to Me,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 2-6: “Steel Magnolias” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Oct. 2-Nov. 3: “Jersey Boys” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Oct. 3-5: “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Oct. 3-6: “Cordially, Indisposed” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.
Oct. 3-6: “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Oct. 4-20: “Alma,” presented by Passage Theatre Company at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton.

Oct. 7: “Native Gardens” (reading) at Cape May Stage.

Oct. 9-13: “Duel Reality” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Oct. 9-13: “Daddy Long Legs” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Oct. 11-20: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Oct. 11-12, 18-20 and 25-26: “Jekyll & Hyde” at Spring Lake Theatre.

Oct. 12: “Seth Rudetsky’s Big Fat Broadway Live” with Adam Pascal at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Oct. 16-Nov. 17: “Macbeth” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

Oct. 17: “Menopause the Musical 2: Cruising Through ‘The Change,’ “ at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 17-Nov. 2: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Oct. 18: “Something Blue” (reading), presented by New Jersey Women Playwrights Program at Madison Community Arts Center.

Oct. 18-20: “Dueling Divas,” interactive dinner show at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 18-19 and 25-26: “Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier,” presented by October Ensemble at Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove.

Oct. 18-Nov. 2: “The Music Man” at Summit Playhouse.

Oct. 18-Nov. 3: “Miss Holmes,” presented by Somerset Valley Players at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.
Oct. 18-Nov. 3: “Dracula” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

Oct. 19: “Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies” at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Oct. 25: “A Bronx Tale” featuring Chazz Palminteri at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Oct. 25-27: “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Oct. 25-Nov. 3: “The Night of the Living Evil Dead” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 1-3 and 7-9: “Dracula” at Nutley Little Theatre.

Oct. 26-Nov. 10: “Dracula” at Chester Theatre Group.

Oct. 31-Nov. 24: “Your Name Means Dream” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Nov. 1-17: “White Christmas” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Nov. 2-3 and 8-9: “The Night Side” at Gateway Playhouse, Somers Point.

Nov. 8-24: “God of Carnage,” presented by South Camden Theatre Company at Waterfront South Theatre.

Nov. 9: “My One and Only (Ma Eli Ghayro)” at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Nov. 9: “Seth Rudetsky’s Big Fat Broadway Live” with J. Harrison Ghee at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Nov. 14-17: “Done to Death,” presented by Little Egg Theater Company at Little Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

Nov. 15: “A Bronx Tale” featuring Chazz Palminteri at URSB Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center.

Nov. 15-17: “The Color Purple: The Musical,” presented by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 15-24: “Hello, Dolly!” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 20-Dec. 29: “The Gift of the Magi” at Cape May Stage.

Nov. 21-24: “Natural Shocks” at Chester Theatre Group.

Nov. 21-Dec. 7: “Legends: A Cabaret” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Nov. 22-Dec. 15: “A Christmas Carol” at Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville.

Nov. 27-Dec. 29: “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Nov. 30-Dec. 15: “Miracle on 34th Street” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Dec. 2: Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale),” co-presented by Capital Philharmonic and Passage Theatre at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton.

Dec. 3-22: “Gene & Gilda,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 4-29: “A Christmas Carol” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University, Madison.

Dec. 5-15: “They Haven’t Got a Clue (Christmas Edition)” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

Dec. 5-8, 13-15 and 19-22: “Scrooge” at Spring Lake Theatre.

Dec. 6-21: “She Loves Me” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 6-22: “Annie,” presented by Somerset Valley Players at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.

Dec. 7: “Seth Rudetsky’s Big Fat Broadway Live” with Krysta Rodriguez at Bell Theater at Bell Works, Holmdel.

Dec. 7-21: “White Christmas” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 8: “Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of Magi’s Gold” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 10-29: “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 13-15 and 19-21: “4000 Miles” at Nutley Little Theatre.

Dec. 13-22: “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Jan. 10-26: “Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

Jan. 18-26: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 21-Feb. 9: “Small,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 24-26: “The Addams Family” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Jan. 24-Feb. 9: “Here There Are Blueberries” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Jan. 29-Feb. 23: “Mystic Pizza” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Feb. 7-8: “The Cher Show” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Feb. 7-9, 14-16 and 20-22: “Chapter Two” at Nutley Little Theatre.

Feb. 8-23: “The Plot” (workshop production) at Chester Theatre Group.

Feb. 14-16 and 21-23: “The Prom” at Spring Lake Theatre.

Feb. 14-March 2: “Kinky Boots” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

Feb. 15-22: “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 15-March 9: “Dial M for Murder” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

Feb. 21-March 8: “The Crucible” at Summit Playhouse.

Feb. 21-March 9: “Top Dog/Underdog,” presented by Passage Theatre Company at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton.

Feb. 28 and March 1-2: “Mary Poppins,” presented by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 14-30: “Julius Caesar” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

March 18-April 6: “King James,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

March 20-April 6: “Legacy of Light” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

March 27-April 13: “Fade” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

March 28-30: “Dear Evan Hansen” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
March 28-30: “Come From Away” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 28-April 6: “Footloose” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 29-April 27: “Take the Lead” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

April 3-6 and 10-13: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Spring Lake Theatre.

April 5-6: “Stomp” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 5-27: “¡VOS!” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

April 11-13, 18-19 and 24-26: “King Lear” at Nutley Little Theatre.

April 12-27: “Casa Valentina” at Chester Theatre Group.

April 25-27: “Clue” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 25-May 10: “Fun Home” at Summit Playhouse.

April 29-May 18: “The Shark Is Broken,” presented by George Street Playhouse at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

May 1-18: “Primary Trust” at Berlind Theater at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 2-4: “Kinky Boots,” presented by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

May 2-17: “Home, I’m Darling,” presented by Chatham Players at Chatham Playhouse.

May 2-18: “Sister Act” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

May 9: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, “HMS Pinafore” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 9-18: “1776” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 29-June 29: “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

June 6-22: “Angels in America, Part 2: Perestroika” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

June 7-29: “The Price” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

June 12-29: “Kinky Boots” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair.

June 13-15, 20-22 and 26-28: “For Peter pan on Her 70th Birthday” at Nutley Little Theatre.

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