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Regional Review: “Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Live” at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University

October 17, 2016 | Cabaret, New Jersey > | Tags: ,

This is an alert notice for the residents of Northern NJ and beyond, informing them that there are options other than trekking into the great entertainment mecca across the river to satisfy their cultural appetite. Yes, there are many reputable regional theaters in New Jersey as well as NJ PAC; but also there is a little gem that is beginning…

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Preview: “Portrait of Myself as My Father” at The Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University (Performances Begin April 14, 2016)

March 11, 2016 | New Jersey, Previews > | Tags:

With “Portrait of Myself as My Father,” Zimbabwe-born dancer-choreographer Nora Chipaumire tackles our idea of masculinity with her fearless investigation of Africa and the black body. Chipaumire looks at the African male through many lenses: cultural traditions, colonialism, Christianity and liberation struggles. How has the African male’s turbulent experience impacted African society and families? What is it about the black male body that…

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“A Piece of My Heart” at the Barrow Mansion in Jersey City, NJ (Closed Sunday June 1, 2014)

May 26, 2014 | New Jersey > | Tags:

Suggested by a work by Keith Walker, Shirley Lauro’s 1991 “A Piece of My Heart” attempts to celebrate the lives of the women who served in the Vietnam War as enlisted soldiers, nurses, entertainers, and other volunteers. Under director Betsy Aiello Sanders’ steady hand, the talented ensemble cast of the Speranza Theatre Company tackles Ms. Lauro’s script and brings it…

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