Theater, October-December 2018

What the Butler Saw

ERRY DALIA

Allison Layman and Peter Simon Hilton co-star in “What the Butler Saw,” which is at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at Drew University in Madison through Oct. 1.

Oct. 1: “The Merchant of Venice” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Part of the Peak Performances series.
Oct. 1: “What the Butler Saw” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison.
Oct. 1: “Henry V” at Circle Players, Piscataway. 
Oct. 1: “Barefoot in the Park” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.
Oct. 1: “Playwrights Festival 2017” at Philip J. Levin Theater at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
Oct. 1: “Ripcord” at South Camden Theatre Company.
Oct. 1-8: All About Eve Festival of the Arts, presented by New Jersey Repertory Company at West End Arts, Long Branch.
Oct. 1 and 3-8: “A Raisin in the Sun” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
Oct. 1 and 4-8: “The Net Will Appear” at Mile Square Theater, Hoboken.
Oct. 1 and 6-8: “Every Brilliant Thing” at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit.
Oct. 1 and 6-8: “Godspell” at Cornerstone Playhouse, Sussex.
Oct. 1 and 6-8: “Shrek the Musical” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Oct. 1-3, 5, 7 and 10-12: “Come Blow Your Horn” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.
Oct. 1, 4-8 and 11-15: “Simpatico” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Oct. 1, 4-8 and 11-15: “The Shape of Things” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
Oct. 1, 6-8 and 12-15: “Hand to God” at Black Box Performing Arts Center, Teaneck.
Oct. 1, 6-8 and 13-15: “The Hunchback of Seville” at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Theater Project.
Oct. 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22 and 25-29: “The Honeymooners” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.
Oct. 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22 and 25-29 and Nov. 1-5 and 8-10: “Outside Mullingar” at Cape May Stage.
Oct. 5: “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Oct. 5-8 and 11-14: “A Year in the Trenches” at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.
Oct. 5-8, 12-13 and 15: “Ghost, the Musical” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.
Oct. 5-22: “Paradise” at Passage Theatre Company, Trenton.
Oct. 6: “Legally Blonde the Musical” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Big League Productions.
Oct. 6-8: “My Fair Lady” at Skyline Theatre Company, Fair Lawn.
Oct. 6-8 and 13-15: “Sleuth” at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.
Oct. 6-8 and 13-15: “Once Upon a Mattress” at All Saints Memorial Church, Navesink. Presented by Stone Church Players.
Oct. 6-8, 11-15 and 18-22: “The Learned Ladies” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Oct. 6-29: “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” at Growing Stage, Netcong.
Oct. 7: “A Bronx Tale” with Chazz Palminteri at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
Oct. 7: “Sense and Sensibility” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Aquila Theatre.
Oct. 10-29: “A Night With Janis Joplin” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Oct. 10-Nov. 12: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.
Oct. 11-15, 19-22 and 24-29 and Nov. 2-5 and 7-12: “Shakespeare in Love” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison.
Oct. 13: “Momma’s Boy” at Symphony Hall, Newark.
Oct. 13-15: “Jersey Boys” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Oct. 13-15 and 20-22: “Seminar” at Women’s Theater Company, Lake Hiawatha.
Oct. 13-31: “The Addams Family” at Forum Theatre, Metuchen.
Oct. 16: “The Rack Is Back,” one-woman show featuring Amy Marcs, at Cape May Stage.
Oct. 17: “Tuesdays With Morrie,” featuring Jamie Farr at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Oct. 19-29: “Proof,” presented by OCC Repertory Theatre at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Oct. 19-Nov. 4: “Billy Elliot the Musical” at Grand Theatre, Williamstown.
Oct. 19-Nov. 19: “Mutual Philanthropy” at New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch.
Oct. 20: “Babylon” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Sandglass Theater.
Oct. 20-21:  Robert Dubac’s “The Book of Moron” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Oct. 20-22 and 25-28: “Carrie” at Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance.
Oct. 20-Nov. 5: “Dearly Departed” at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.
Oct. 20-21: “Menopause the Musical” at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Oct. 20-22: “Brick City” (staged reading) at Little Theatre at Kean University, Union. Premiere Stages series.
Oct. 21: “Poe by Candlelight” at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.
Oct. 25: “Evil Dead the Musical” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. 
Oct. 26-29: “Song and Dance Men” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Oct. 26-Nov. 5: “Bakersfield Mist” at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Oct. 26-29 and Nov. 3-5, 8, 10-12, 15 and 17-19: “Pippin” at Ritz Theatre, Haddon Heights.
Oct. 27-Nov. 19: “Return of the Phantom: A New Musical” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Oct. 29: “Evil Dead: The Musical” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Nov. 1: “Tillie Smith” (staged reading) at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Nov. 2-19: “Paradise” at Luna Stage, West Orange.
Nov. 3-5 and 10-11: “Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean” at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Strollers.
Nov. 3-18: “Later Life” at Mondo, Summit. Presented by Alliance Repertory Theatre Company.
Nov. 3-19: “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” at Circle Players, Piscataway. 
Nov. 3-5 and 10-11: “Radio Golf” at The Loft at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway. Presented by Mystic Vision Players.
Nov. 3-4 and March 16-17, 2018: “Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band” at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.
Nov. 4: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Nov. 9-12: “Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Nov. 9-12: “Be More Chill” at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Nov. 9-12: “Twelfth Night” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance.
Nov. 10-19: “Telling: Jersey Shore,” presented by OCC Repertory Theatre at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Nov. 10-Dec. 10: “The Fantasticks” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
Nov. 10-Dec. 10: “The Producers” at Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes.
Nov. 11-12: “Crankie Storytelling” with Katherine Fahey at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Nov. 11-Dec. 3: “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
Nov. 15-Dec. 30: “The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)” at Cape May Stage.
Nov. 16-19: “Le Sorelle Macaluso (The Sisters Macaluso)” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Peak Performances series.
Nov. 16-19: “My Name Is Gideon: I’m Probably Going to Die, Eventually” at Kutz Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Nov. 17-19: “Black Tom Island” at Little Theatre at Kean University, Union. Premiere Stages series.
Nov. 18: “The Scarf Diaries” at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 19: “Harry Townsend’s Last Stand” (reading) at Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by American Theater Group.
Nov. 20: “Dancing Lessons” (reading) at Cape May Stage.
Nov. 22-Dec. 31: “Annie” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.
Nov. 24-25 and Dec. 3 and 7-9: Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.
Nov. 24-Dec. 10: “Newsies” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Nov. 24-Dec. 17: “Cinderalle: A Holiday Musical” at Growing Stage, Netcong.
Nov. 28-Dec. 23: “An Act of God” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.
Nov. 30-Dec. 10: OCC Repertory Theatre, “Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-3. 7-10, 14-17 and 21-23: “The 39 Steps” at Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-3, 6-10, 12-17, 19-23 and 26-31: “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison.
Dec. 1-17: “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.
Dec. 1-17: “One Unforgettable Christmas” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Dec. 2: “A Christmas Carol” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River. Presented by Yates Musical Theatre.
Dec. 2: “The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged)” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Dec. 5: “Live From WVL Radio Theatre: It’s a Wonderful Life” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Dec. 5, 8-10, 14-17, 19-24 and 26-31: “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Dec. 6-10: “Company” at L. Howard Fox Theatre at Montclair State University. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance.
Dec. 7-10: “Matzukaze” at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University. Presented by the Departement of Theater and Dance.
​Dec. 8-10, 12 and 14-17: “Home for the Holidays: A Surflight Celebration!” at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.
Dec. 8-9 and 14-16 and 22-23: “Almost Maine” at Mondo, Summit. Presented by Alliance Repertory Theatre Company.
Dec. 10: “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union. Kean Stage series.
Dec. 10: “A Christmas Carol” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Nebraska Theatre Caravan.
Dec. 10 “Right to Be Forgotten” (reading) at Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by American Theater Group.
Dec. 11: “A Christmas Carol” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Dec. 11: “Reverse Psychology” (reading) at Cape May Stage.
Dec. 12: “Late Night Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Dec. 14: “A Christmas Carol” at Newton Theatre, Newton.
Dec. 17: “A Christmas Carol” at BergenPAC, Englewood. Presented by Sundog Theatre.
Dec. 17: “SantaLand Diaries: Naughty or Nice” at Skyline Theatre Company, Fair Lawn.
Dec. 30:  “Black Nativity” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Jan. 6-Feb. 4: “El Coquí Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
Jan. 12-14, 16-21, 23-28 and 31 and Feb. 1-4 and 6-11: “Stones in His Pockets” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Jan. 12-Feb. 4: “Funny Girl” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Jan. 14: “All Hands on Deck” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 17: “A Night With Janis Joplin” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Jan. 20: “A Chorus Line” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by Big League Productions.
Jan. 24-Feb. 18: “The Outsider” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.
Jan. 24-Feb. 25: “Little Women” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
Jan. 25-Feb. 4: “A Good Farmer” at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by American Theater Group.
Jan. 25-Feb. 4: “Accomplice” at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Jan. 30-Feb. 25: “American Hero” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.
Feb. 1-4: “Ain’t Misbehavin’ “ at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Feb. 1-March 4: “Razorhurst” at Luna Stage, West Orange.
Feb. 8-12: “1984” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown. Presented by Nextstage Repertory (student production).
Feb. 8-25: “What Stays” at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit.
Feb. 9: Walnut Street Theatre presents “Baskerville: A Sherlock Homes Mystery” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Feb. 9: “The Mountaintop” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Presented by LA TheatreWorks.
Feb. 9-11, 16-18 and 23-25: “The Savannah Sipping Society” at South Camden Theatre Company.
Feb. 10: “It’s Dark Outside” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Feb. 16-March 3: “Gruesome Playground Injuries” at Mondo, Summit. Presented by Alliance Repertory Theatre Company.
Feb. 16-March 4: “Art” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Feb. 17-18: “Men Are From Mars/Women Are From Venus Live!” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Feb. 17-March 18: “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
Feb. 23-25: “A Raisin in the Sun” at 4th Wall Theatre at Westminster Arts Center, Bloomfield.
Feb. 23-25 and 27-28 and March 1: “Anything Goes” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Presented by Department of Theater and Dance.
Feb. 23-March 8: “Beehive: The ’50s Musical” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
March 3-4: “A Chorus Line” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
March 4-6, 11-13 and 18-19: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Strollers.
March 9: “Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty” at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
March 9-11 and 16-18: “[title of show]” at Women’s Theater Company, Lake Hiawatha.
March 9-18: “I of the Storm” at Passage Theatre Company, Trenton.
March 13-18, 22-25 and 29-31 and April 1: “Crowns” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
March 8-11 and 15-17: “The World Goes Round” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River. Kander and Ebb revue presented by OCC Repertory Theatre.
March 9-25: “Boy Sees Flying Saucer” at Growing Stage, Netcong.
March 13-April 8: “Trying” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.
March 13-15, 20-22, 24 and 27, April 3-5, 7, 10-12, 14, 17-19, 21-22, 24-26 and 28 and May 1-3, 8-9, 11-12, 15-17, 19 and 23-24: “Steel Magnolias” at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.
March 16-17: “Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band” at East Lynne Theater Company, Cape May.
March 16-18 and 23-24: “Doubt: A Parable” at Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood. Presented by The Strollers.
March 17-18 and 22-25: “Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga y El Maestro” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Presented by Stacy Klein and Double Edge Theatre as part of the Peak Performances series.
March 21-25: “Mad Forest” at L. Howard Fox Theatre at Montclair State University. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance.
March 23:  “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside. Kean Stage series.
March 23-25:  “Motown the Musical” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
March 27-29: “Dirty Dancing the Musical” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
March 28-April 29: “Moonlight and Magnolias” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
March 29-April 29: “The Sting” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.
April 3: “Million Dollar Quartet” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
April 3-4: “Rent,” 20th Anniversary Tour at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
April 5-May 6: “The Man in Room 306” at Luna Stage, West Orange.
April 6-7: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
April 6-22: “Hitler’s Tasters” at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
April 12-22: “A Dog Story” at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
April 14: “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
April 14-May 13: “Dancing at Lughnasa” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
April 18-22: “Civics and Humanities for Non-Majors” at L. Howard Fox Theatre at Montclair State University. Commissioned by MSU’s New Works Initiative program.
April 19-22: “Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh)” at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Presented by Atra Bilis Teatro as part of the Peak Performances series.
April 19-22: “In the Red and Brown Water” at Life Hall Studio Theatre at Montclair State University. Presented by Department of Theatre and Dance.
April 20-May 13: “Can-Can” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
April 24-May 20: “The Nerd” at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick.
April 27-May 6: “Lucky Stiff” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Presented by NextStage Repertory (student production).
April 27-May 12: “The Good Father” at Mondo, Summit. Presented by Alliance Repertory Theatre Company.
April 27-May 20: “DreamWorks’ Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” at Growing Stage, Netcong.
May 3-20: “Caged” at Passage Theatre Company, Trenton.
May 4-6: “The Elephant Man” at Skyline Theatre Company, Fair Lawn.
May 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20: “Artemisa” at South Camden Theatre Company.
May 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 23-27 and 29-31 and June 1-3: “Turning Off the Morning News” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
May 18-19: “Cabaret” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
May 18-20 and 25-27: “Our Mother’s Brief Affair” at Women’s Theater Company, Lake Hiawatha.
May 30-July 1:  “The Last Five Years” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
May 31-June 10: “Small Town Story”at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by American Theater Group.
May 31-July 1: “Half Time” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.
June 1-10: “Fun Home” at 4th Wall Theatre at Westminster Arts Center, Bloomfield.
June 9-July 1: “Oo-Bla-Dee” at Two River Theater, Red Bank.
June 29-July 22: “Chicago” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
July 13-28: “American Hero” at Mondo, Summit. Presented by Alliance Repertory Theatre Company.
Sept. 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23, 2018: “By the Water” at South Camden Theatre Company.
Sept. 12-Oct. 14, 2018: “Noir” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton.
Sept. 14-Oct. 7, 2018: “Evita” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Oct. 26-Nov. 18, 2018: “Kiss Me Kate” at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Nov. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18, 2018: “Crumbs From the Table of Joy” at South Camden Theatre Company.
Nov. 14-Dec. 16, 2018: “The Spitfire Grill” at Eagle Theatre, Hammonton. 

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