Tag: Axelrod Performing Arts Center

Not Your Run-of-the-Mill Ballet: Jungle Book Takes Stage at Axelrod 

By Mary Ann Bourbeau |mbourbeau@tworivertimes.com DEAL PARK – East meets west in a world premiere musical coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center. From Feb. 2-10, the Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater...

January 31, 2019 | comments

Theater Review: ‘Newsies’

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen | The musical “Newsies,” inspired by the 1992 movie based on a real newsboys’ strike in 1899, is a singing and dancing extravaganza at the Axelrod...

June 14, 2018 | comments

Extra! Extra! Newsies Comes to Town

  By Mary Ann Bourbeau |  DEAL PARK – “Newsies,” the 2012 Tony Award-winner for Best Original Score and Best Choreography, is coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center from...

May 24, 2018 | comments

Political Parody Keeps Audiences Rolling in the Aisles – Not the Senate Ones

By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – In 1981, a group of senate staffers for Sen. Charles Percy of Illinois decided to satirize their profession at a Christmas party. They...

February 13, 2018 | comments

Kelli O’Hara Performs a Litany of Broadway Hits

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | DEAL PARK – When Broadway star Kelli O’Hara takes the stage at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center’s Special Gala Concert on Oct. 28, she will do...

October 20, 2017 | comments

Broadway Comes to the Jersey Shore

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | DEAL PARK – The Axelrod Performing Arts Center aims to grow from a community to a regional theater. That goal was evident with the recent...

June 13, 2017 | comments