Theater, February-December

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NEW JERSEY REPERTORY COMPANY

John Little and Wendy Peace co-star in “Bone on Bone” at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch, from Jan. 9 to Feb. 9.

Feb. 1: “The Color Purple” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Feb. 1: “Kicking and Swearing: A Festival of Original One Acts” at Hamilton Stage at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Feb. 1: “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Feb. 1: “The Foreigner” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

Feb. 1-2: “Twelfth Night” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
Feb. 1-2: “Sweet Charity” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.
Feb. 1-2: “Sell Me: I Am From North Korea” at Merseles Studios, Jersey City. Presented by Jersey City Theater Center.
Feb. 1-2: “Falsettos” at Rhino Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.
Feb. 1-2: Winter One-Act Comedy Festival at Hackensack Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 1-2 and 6-8: “Matilda” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Feb. 1-2 and 5-9: “Goodnight Nobody” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 1-2 and 6-9: “Bone on Bone” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Feb. 1-2 and 7-9: “Cabaret” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

Feb. 1-2, 5-9 and 11-16: “Midwives” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.

Feb. 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23 and 26-29 and March 1: “Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

Feb. 3: “The Pin-Up Girls: A Musical Love Letter” (reading) at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

Feb. 6-10: “The Bachelorette” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Feb. 6-23: “Hamlet” at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.

Feb. 6-9, 13-16, 20-23 and 27-29 and March 1: “Soo Jin Pretty Nail (and more!)” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

Feb. 6-March 1: “Pass Over” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

Feb. 7-8: “Rent” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Feb. 7-9: “All Shook Up” at Hackensack Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 7-16: “9 to 5” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Feb. 7-23: “Fun Home” at Villagers Theatre, Somerset.

Feb. 7-8, 14-16 and 21-22: “Lost in Yonkers” at Chatham Playhouse. Presented by Chatham Community Players.

Feb. 7-29: “Abigail/1702: A Twice Told Tale” at South Camden Theatre Company.

Feb. 7-9, 14-16 and 20-22: “Much Ado About Nothing” at Nutley Little Theatre.

Feb. 7-9, 14-16 and 21-22: “The Tin Woman” at Bridge Players Theatre Company, Burlington.

Feb. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-29: “The Sound of Music” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

Feb.  8: “Raisin” at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Feb. 9: “Spun: A Rock Musical” at The Woodland, Maplewood. Presented by American Theater Group.

Feb. 13-14: “Rent” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Feb. 13-16: “Love Letters” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Feb. 14-16 and 20-22: “Sister Mok-rahn” at Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University.

Feb. 14-March 1: “The Sunshine Boys” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Feb. 14-March 1: “Thinner Than Water” at Chester Theatre Group.

Feb. 14-16 and 21-23: “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

Feb. 15: “Love Letters” at 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center, Ewing.

Feb. 15-16: “Little Wing” (workshop presentation) at Art House Productions, Jersey City.

Feb. 15-16, 21-23 and 28-29 and March 1: “Last Chance for Romance.com” at Mario’s Restaurant, Clifton. Presented by Theater League of Clifton.

Feb. 20-23: “Songs for a New World” at Hamilton Stage at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Feb. 20-March 8: “Be Here Now” at Oakes Center, Summit. Presented by Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre.

Feb. 21-23 and 26-29: “Anna in the Tropics” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union. Presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory.

Feb. 22: “Sex n’ the City: (A Super) Unauthorized Musical Parody” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

Feb. 22-March 1: “A Few Good Men” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 25-29 and March 1: “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 27-March 8: “Till” at St. Andrew’s Church, South Orange. Presented by American Theater Group.

Feb. 28-29 and March 1, 6-8 and 13-14: “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Summit Playhouse.

Feb. 28-March 22: “She Loves Me” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Feb. 29-March 22: “Radio Golf” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

March 4-7 and 9-11: “The Big Unknown/1.5 at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

March 3-29: “Conscience” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.

March 4-5: “Finding Neverland” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 5-22: “The Lion in Winter” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

March 5-April 5: “The Promotion” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

March 6-7: “Finding Neverland” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 6-14: “A Chorus Line” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

March 6-15: “Lovers” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 6-8, 12, 14-15 and 18-22: “Matilda the Musical” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

March 10-15, 19-22 and 25-29: “Sleuth” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

March 10-April 30: “Sherlock Holmes Returns” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

March 12-13: “When Irish Eyes Are Dyin’: An Interactive Murder Mystery” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

March 12-22: “Agnes of God” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

March 13-15 and 20-21: “Night Watch” at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Strollers.

March 13-15 and 20-22: “33 Variations” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

March 13-28: “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail” at Holmdel Theatre Company.

March 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29 and April 3-4: “The Foreigner” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

March 14-23: “Hooray for Lady Land! Gay History for Straight People” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

March 17-18: “Bandstand” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 19-23: “Marisol” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

March 20-22: “Mother (and Me)” at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by Passage Theatre Company.
March 20-22: “The Boys in the Band” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

March 20-22 and 27-29: “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at Parsippany Playhouse, Lake Hiawatha. Presented by Women’s Theater Company.

March 22: “Letterkenny” Live on Tour at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 26-April 5: “Turning” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

March 27: “An Evening With Groucho Marx,” featuring Frank Ferrante at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 27-29 and April 1-4: “… Gone” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union. Presented by Kean Theatre Conservatory.

March 27-April 5: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at Villagers Theatre, Somerset.

March 27-30 and April 1-5: “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

March 27-29 and April 3-5: “Parade” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

March 27-April 5: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 28: “The Pirates of Penzance” at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway.  Presented by New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players.
March 28: “Assisted Living: The Musical” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
March 28: Steve Solomon’s “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, I’m in Therapy!” at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.

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

April 2-4: “The Play That Goes Wrong” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 4: “Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

April 5: “Come Find Me” at The Woodland, Maplewood. Presented by American Theater Group.

April 9-19: “Freedom Rider” at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Presented by Crossroads Theatre Company.

April 10-11, 16-19 and 23-25: “Clark Gable Slept Here” at Nutley Little Theatre.

April 11-May 10: “The Hombres” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

April 16-19: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at Lauren K. Woods Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch. Presented by Department of Music and Theater Arts.

April 16-May 3: “Ways to Be Happy” at Oakes Center, Summit. Presented by Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre.

April 16-19, 23-26 and 30 and May 1-3, 7-10 and 14-17: “Shruti Gupta Can Totally Deal” at Luna Stage, West Orange.

April 17-19 and 22-26: “My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

April 17-19 and 24-26: “If/Then” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

April 17-19 and 23-25: “Flora the Red Menace” at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

April 17-19, 23-26 and 30 and May 1-2: “Run-on Sentence” at Merseles Studios, Jersey City. Presented by Jersey City Theater Center.

April 17-19 and 24-26 and May 1-3: “West Side Story” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.

April 17-May 10: “Big River” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

April 21-May 17: “A Walk on the Moon” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.

April 23-May 9: “Dreamgirls” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

April 24-May 3: “Steel Magnolias” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 24-May 4: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

April 24-May 16: “Terminus” at South Camden Theatre Company.

April 26: “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

April 27: “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 30-May 17: “Bunnies” at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.
April 30-May 17: “A Twist of Water” at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Presented by Passage Theatre Company.

May 1-9: “Harvey” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

May 1-3 and 8-10: “13 the Musical” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

May 1-3, 8-10 and 15-16: “Once Upon a Mattress” at Bridge Players Theatre Company, Burlington.

May 1-17: “Twelfth Night” at Chester Theatre Group.

May 1-3, 8-9 and 15-17: “The Women” at Summit Playhouse.

May 2-17: “Hello, Dolly!” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 3: “Canned Goods” at The Woodland, Maplewood. Presented by American Theater Group.

May 6-10: ” ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Night Catechism 3″ at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

May 7-10: “Hotel Paradiso,” presented by Familie Flöz at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Part of Peak Performances series.

May 7-24: “Next to Normal” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

May 7-June 7: “The Forest” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.

May 8-10: “Cats” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

May 8-16: “The Trip to Bountiful at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Strollers.

May 8-23: “Tuck Everlasting” at Chatham Playhouse. Presented by Chatham Community Players.

May 8-10, 12-17, 19-24 and 27-31 and June 3-7: “The Refuge Plays” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 9: “Stomp” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 12-June 13: “I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

May 15: “One Funny Mother,” featuring Dena Blizzard at BergenPAC, Englewood.

May 15-17 and 22-24: “I Can’t Keep Running in Place” at Parsippany Playhouse, Lake Hiawatha. Presented by Women’s Theater Company.

May 15-17, 23-24 and 29-31 and June 5-6: “Into the Woods” at Barn Theatre, Montville.

May 16: “A Bronx Tale” featuring Chazz Palminteri at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.

May 20-June 26: “Adopt a Soldier” at Cape May Stage.

May 22-24 and 29-31: “Two Gentlemen of Verona” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

May 27-31 and June 2-7: “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, I’m in Therapy,” featuring Steve Solomon, at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

May 28-June 28: “The Wanderer” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

May 29-30: “Ten-Minute Play Festival” at Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken.

May 29-31 and June 4-7 and 10-14: “Grease” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

June 3-4: “Bandstand” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 5-7: “Once on This Island” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

June 5-7 and 12-14: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.
June 5-7 and 12-14: “The Crucible” at Rhino Studio 237, Pompton Lakes.

June 6-28: “Lackawanna Blues” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.

June 10-11: “The SpongeBob Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

June 12-13: “Menopause the Musical” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
June 12-13: “Chicago the Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

June 12-14: “The Farnsworth Invention” at Hackensack Performing Arts Center. Presented by Teaneck New Theatre.

June 12-14, 19-21 and 25-27: “Amadeus” at Nutley Little Theatre.

June 16-22 and 24-28: “Jersey Boys” at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

June 19-21 and 24-28: “Evita” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

June 28: “Hoodwinked From Heaven,” featuring Elisa Brown, at Hackensack Performing Arts Center.

July 1-Aug. 7: “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” at Cape May Stage.

July 9-Aug. 2: “Little Shop of Horrors” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

July 10-18: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

July 10-12 and 17-19: “Oliver!” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

July 10-26: “Ah, Wilderness!” at Holmdel Theatre Company.
July 10-26: “Anyone Can Whistle” at Chester Theatre Group.

July 24-26 and 31 and Aug. 1-2: “Mamma Mia!” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

Aug. 4-10 and 12-16: “Chicago” at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Aug. 7-16: “Green Day’s American Idiot” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Aug. 7-16: “West Side Story” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Aug. 12-Sept. 25: “Guilty Pleasures” at Cape May Stage.

Aug. 21-23: “Almost, Maine” at Hackensack Performing Arts Center. Present by Teaneck New Theatre.

Aug. 25-29: “Back to School Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Sept. 9-Oct. 17: “One Slight Hitch” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Sept. 10-20: “Venus in Fur” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Sept. 10-27: “The 39 Steps” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

Sept. 11-Oct. 3: “A Good Farmer” at South Camden Theatre Company.

Sept. 11-Oct. 4: “An American in Paris” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Sept. 20-Oct. 17: “One Slight Hitch” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

Sept. 30-Oct. 30: “Shirley Valentine” at Cape May Stage.

Oct. 9-11: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Oct. 15-25: “Carrie the Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

Oct. 23-Nov. 15: “Cabaret” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Oct. 29-Nov. 22: “In the Heights” at Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn.

Oct. 30-Nov. 7: “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches” at Cumberland Players, Vineland.

Oct. 30-Nov. 21: “The Brothers Size” at South Camden Theatre Company.

Nov. 6-8, 12-15 and 18-22: “Grease” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Nov. 13-22: “Elf the Musical” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Nov. 18-Dec. 27: “25 Decembers: Hannukah Ham & Other Christmas Tragedies” at Cape May Stage.

Nov. 19-Dec. 6: “Elf the Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.

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