Tag: theater

Two River Theater Embarks on Expansion

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen |  RED BANK – The Two River Theater Company not only announced its 25th season, including two world premieres, it also revealed plans to break...

May 7, 2018 | comments

‘Relaxed Performances’ Are a Welcome Experience for Parents

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | When it comes to families with a special needs child who is on the autism spectrum or has Tourette’s syndrome or  sensitivity issues, there...

March 15, 2018 | comments

Broadway Vets Teach Song and Dance to Students

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – There’s always something interesting going on at Phoenix Productions. Next up are the School Holiday One Day Master Classes on Jan. 15,...

January 17, 2018 | comments

Theater Among Properties Released For Sale On Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – The former cinema/live performance theater along the high-profile Avenue of Memories (Route 537) in Eatontown is part of the latest group of...

December 22, 2017 | comments

Theater Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | It’s always amazed me how insults delivered with an upper-class English accent don’t sound so harsh. For instance, “I never saw anybody take so...

December 1, 2017 | comments

Celebrating the ’60s: Monmouth Theater Students ‘Let the Sunshine In’

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University’s department of music and theater arts is staging the rock musical “Hair” in honor of the show’s 50th anniversary....

November 16, 2017 | comments

NJ Rep Brings Big Plans for Future

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen LONG BRANCH – Gabor and SuzAnne Barabas, the husband-and-wife team that founded the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch 20 years ago, were driving...

July 10, 2017 | comments

Musicals and More at Spring Lake Theatre

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | SPRING LAKE – Gwyneth Fahy wanted to play the role of Annie for years, possibly more than anyone has wanted to play the spunky little...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Don Quixote Comes To The Stone Church

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Like Don Quixote, the members of All Saints’ Memorial Church were on a quest. Their quest was to draw more people into the...

June 23, 2016 | comments

Theater Review: ‘I Remember Mama’

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Photos by T. Charles Erickson RED BANK — “I Remember Mama,” based on Kathryn Forbes’ “Mama’s Bank Account,” was adapted for the Broadway stage by...

June 21, 2016 | comments

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