Past Reviews

Regional Reviews: New Jersey

New Jersey 2015-2016 Season Schedule

2016-2017 Schedule coming soon





Alliance Repertory Theatre Company
playing at MONDO, 426 Springfield Avenue, Summit N.J. 07901
908-276-0276


TBA


American Theater Group
360 Hamilton St, Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 499-8226

TBA


Bickford Theatre
In residence at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown 07960
973-971-3706

The Other Mozart
October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019


Cape May Stage
Renaissance Revival Theatre, Bank and Lafayette Streets, Cape May 08204

Sidekicked
August 7, 2019 - September 20, 2019

The Taming
September 25, 2019 - November 1, 2019

Murder for Two: The Holiday Edition
November 6, 2019 - December 29, 2019


Centenary Stage Company
Lakeland Center on the campus of Centenary College, 400 Jefferson Street, Hackettstown 07840
908-979-0900

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical
September 26, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Young Audience Series

The Ghost Train
October 4, 2019 - October 20, 2019
Professional Theatre Series

The Things They Carried
October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Fringe Festival

The Merry Wives of Windsor
October 31, 2019 - November 4, 2019
NEXTstage Repertory

Cohan & Company
November 7, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Fringe Festival

Kvetches of 1932
November 14, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Fringe Festival

Beauty and the Beast
November 29, 2019 - December 15, 2019

The Bachelorette
February 6, 2020 - February 10, 2020
NEXTstage Repertory

The Sunshine Boys
February 14, 2020 - March 1, 2020 Professional Theatre Series

Marisol
March 19, 2020 - March 23, 2020
NEXTstage Repertory

Turning
March 26, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Professional Theatre Series

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
April 24, 2020 - May 4, 2020
NEXTstage Repertory


Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
908-514-9654

The Lucky Ones
September 26, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Be Here Now
February 20, 2020 – March 8, 2020

Ways to Be Happy
April 16, 2020 – May 3, 2020


Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St, Hammonton, NJ 08037
609-704-5012

Gary
World premiere Comedy
by Bruce Graham
September 20, 2019 – October 13, 2019

Dogfight
November 15, 2019 – December 8, 2019

Hair
February 7, 2020 – March 1, 2020

A New World Premiere Play by Audrey Cefaly
Choose-your-own world premiere
April 24, 2020 – May 17, 2020

Next to Normal
September 18, 2020 – October 11, 2020

Forever Plaid
November 20, 2020 – December 13, 2020


East Lynne Theater Company
First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street, Cape May 08204
609-884-5898

Arsenic and Old Lace
September 18, 2019 - October 12, 2019

Poe by Candlelight
October 19, 2019

The Cat and the Canary
October 19, 2019

Sherlock Holmes: Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
October 25, 2019 - November 2, 2019

The Great Tree and Other Tales by Zona Gayle
November 29, 2019 - December 14, 2019


George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick NJ
732-246-7717

Last Days of Summer
October 15, 2019 — November 10, 2019

My Life on a Diet
Renée Taylor
November 19, 2019 — December 15, 2019

Midwives
January 21, 2020 — February 16, 2020

Conscience
by Joe DiPietro
March 3, 2020 — March 29, 2020

A Walk on the Moon
Book by Pamela Gray, music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman
April 21, 2020 — May 17, 2020


Luna Stage
555 Valley Rd, West Orange NJ
609-258-2787
973-395-5551

Soo Jin Pretty Nail (and more!)
September 20, 2019 - October 6, 2019
American Voices Series

Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library
World premiere
by Jenny Lyn Bader
October 17, 2019 - November 10, 2019
MainStage Series

American Rookie
January 10, 2010 - January 20, 2020
American Voices Series

Pass Over
February 6, 2020 - March 1, 2020
MainStage Series

To Be Announced
March 13, 2020 - March 23, 2020
American Voices Series

Shruti Gupta Can Totally Deal
World premiere
by J. Stephen Brantley
April 16, 2020 - May 17, 2020
MainStage Series


McCarter Theatre Center
91 University Place, Princeton 08540
609-258-2787

Gloria: A Life
September 6, 2019 – October 6, 2019

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
October 15, 2019 – November 3, 2019

Sutton Foster
November 8, 2019

A Christmas Carol
December 10, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Catherine Russell & John Pizzarelli: Billie & Blue Eyes
December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019

Goodnight Nobody
January 10, 2020 – February 9, 2020

Sleuth
March 10, 2020 – March 29, 2020

David Sedaris
April 7, 2020

The Refuge Plays
May 8, 2020 – June 7, 2020


New Jersey Repertory Theatre
All World Premieres, Lumia Theatre, 179 Broadway, Long Branch 07740
732-229-3166

Memoirs of a Forgotten Man
A National New Play Network Rolling world premiere by D.W. Gregory
August 15, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Some Like It Hot
A Festival of the Arts
October 2, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Lily
World premiere
by Christopher Daftsios
October 24, 2019 – November 24, 2019


Paper Mill Playhouse
The State Theatre of New Jersey, Brookside Drive, Millburn 07041
973-376-4343

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz
September 26, 2019 – October 27, 2019

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
November 20, 2019 – December 29, 2019

Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
January 30, 2020 – March 1, 2020

Sister Act
April 1, 2020 – April 26, 2020

The Wanderer: Based on the Life and Music of Dion
May 28, 2020 – June 28, 2020


Passage Theatre Company
Mill Hill Playhouse, Front and Montgomery Streets, Trenton 08605
609-392-0766

Dauphin Island
October 10, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Sorta Rican
November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Mother (and me)
March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

A Twist of Water
April 30, 2020 - May 17, 2020


Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
36 Madison Avenue (on the campus of Drew University)
973-408-5600

As You Like It
Begins September 11, 2019

Romeo and Juliet
Begins October 16, 2019

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Begins December 4, 2019


The Theater Project
Burgdorff Cultural Center 10 Durand Road Maplewood 07040
973-763-4029

TBA


Two River Theatre Company
21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank 07701
732-345-1400

Cyrano
A co-production with Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
September 21, 2019 – October 13, 2019
Rechnitz Theater

Love in Hate Nation
World premiere
Music, lyrics and book by Joe Iconis
November 9, 2019 – December 1, 2019
Rechnitz Theater

Twelfth Night
January 11, 2020 – February 2, 2020
Rechnitz Theater

A Little Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
January 31, 2020 – February 9, 2020
Marion Huber Theater

Radio Golf
February 29, 2020 – March 22, 2020
Rechnitz Theater

The Hombres
World premiere
by Tony Meneses
April 11, 2020 – May 10, 2020
Marion Huber Theater

Lackawanna Blues
June 6, 2020 – June 28, 2020
Rechnitz Theater


Women's Theatre Company

TBA


Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


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