New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 12-20-22

New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 12-20-22

NJ Stage Daily Update

Here’s the morning update of New Jersey’s art news. We publish between 8 and 15 new articles and news reports every day. Nobody covers the arts across the Garden State quite like the New Jersey Stage!

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State Theater presents production of “My Fair Lady” at Lincoln Center Theater

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) – The State Theater New Jersey presents Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. for four performances; Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $98.

Triple Threat Workshop presents “Into the Woods” at the Levoy Theater

(MILLVILLE, NJ) – Triple Threat Workshop presents four performances of Into the Woods on January 13-15, 2023 at the Levoy Theater. Into the Woods follows a variety of fairytale characters chasing happy endings: a baker and his wife who wish for a child; Cinderella, who wants to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack wishing his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set out to break the spell. Everyone needs to learn responsibility for wishes that come true, the consequences of choices made in each moment, and ultimately the stories we tell our children.

McCarter appoints veteran art guide Susie Medak as interim general manager

(PRINCETON, NJ) — McCarter CEO W. Rochelle Calhoun announced on December 19, 2022 that the Executive Committee of the McCarter Board of Directors has voted to hire veteran art guide Susie Medak to fill the role of the take over as interim managing director. The Arts Consulting Group (ACG) conducted the search to place Ms. Medak in this leadership role for McCarter.

PHOTOS from “Joy to the World” by Monmouth Civic Chorus

(RED BANK, NJ) – The Monmouth Civic Chorus presented Joy to the World: Your Favorites from Handel’s Messiah and the RJB Holiday Suite on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at The Count Basie Center for the Arts. The critically acclaimed annual performance of the suite by artistic director Dr. Ryan James Brandau is the musical event of the holiday season not to be missed in Monmouth County. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.

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Joe’s Pub presents Sunny Jain’s Love Force on January 14th

(NEW YORK, NY) – On Saturday, January 14 at 9:30pm, Joe’s Pub presents Sunny Jain’s Love Force, a new play in development inspired by Mohandas Gandhi’s concept of Satyagraha. Part of New York Voices, the artist commissioned program at Joe’s Pub, this show will be an intimate evening focusing on the Punjabi dhol drum, blurring the lines of performer and audience to create a collective effervescence. Based on cultural traditions and rituals, the performance illuminates the injustices of current social structures.

Musicians On Call brings Christmas cheer and music to hospitals with Meghan Trainor, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Jimmie Allen and more

(NASHVILLE, TN) — For patients and hard-working hospital staff who must be away from loved ones over the holiday season, the sounds of classic Christmas carols and heartfelt greetings bring the warmth of the season to the hospital. With the help of award-winning recording artists, Musicians On Call (MOC), a non-profit organization that delivers live and recorded music to the beds of patients, families and healthcare workers, is bringing the holidays to hospitals with Hope for the Joy of the Holidays Presented by Citi .

The 19th annual New Year’s Hank-O-Rama, a honky tonk tradition, continues on New Year’s Day

(NEW YORK, NY) – Hank Williams is commemorated 70 years after his death with the 19th Annual Hank-O-Rama on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at The Bowery Electric (327 Bowery) in New York, NY. The show features more than 30 of Hank’s hits and rarities including “Cold, Cold Heart”, “Hey, Good Lookin'”, “Your Cheatin’ Heart” and many others performed live by Dala Records and artists The Lonesome Record Prairie Dogs. The show features Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith) on pedal steel guitar.

Ocean County Library Toms River, Point Boro Branchs present Dakota & Elle in January

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) – The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library presents “Best of Broadway Starring Dakota & Elle” on Monday, January 9 at 6:30 p.m. The Point Pleasant Boro Branch will present The Best of Dakota & Elle on Wednesday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m

New and Notable NJ Music from 12/19/22

Lazlo, founder of (an online radio station dedicated to New Jersey artists), shares a weekly column with some of the many new releases by NJ musicians. This week, Lazlo takes a look at releases from Fueled by Women: A Benefit Compilation, Nikki & The Skyrockets, Weftin, and Audi Meae.

New iron-on mural that embodies the love of football will be unveiled on December 20th

(NEWARK, NJ) – The New York Red Bulls, Newark Arts, the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) announced the completion of a new public artwork, Unity Gol, by Newark artist Diegumberrto. The mural is located at 529-531 Market St., a location frequently traversed as local Newark fans travel across the Jackson Street Bridge to a game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. An unveiling of the artwork will take place on Tuesday, December 20 at 3:00 p.m.

Invest Newark announces new appointments for General Counsel and Chief Innovation Economy Officer & Director of Broadband

(NEWARK, NJ) — Invest Newark, the City of Newark’s Economic Development Corporation, announced that it has appointed Jeet Gulati as General Counsel of Invest Newark and Aaron Meyerson as Chief Innovation Economy Officer and Director of Broadband for the City of Newark. The new appointments will improve internal processes, increase efficiencies and further support the organization’s innovative programming and operations.

Middlesex County 4-H’s Project GIFT is celebrating its 25th anniversary

(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ) – Middlesex County’s 4-H Youth Development Program hosted its 25th Project GIFT on Sunday, December 18, 2022. The annual event offers over 120 needy families in Middlesex County a free day of Christmas shopping. In addition to over 1,000 gifts, parents also had a gift wrapping station, child care, snacks and refreshments available.

The RVCC Planetarium offers star shows, a sensory program and laser concerts in January

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) – From a laser concert featuring music by The Beatles, to a special sensory-friendly program for families with children on the autism spectrum, to a star show celebrating mankind’s great achievement in the space race – and much more – Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg has something for every audience in January. Here are the offers.

There are still places available for the NIIMBL eXperience Summer Immersion Program at RVCC, which focuses on careers in Biomanufacturing, Life Sciences

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) – Space is still available in the 2023 NIIMBL eXperience program at Raritan Valley Community College, which offers African American/Black, Latino and Native American college students the opportunity to explore careers in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

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Broadway’s Danielle Ferland and comedian Mark Riccadonna headlined Thursday for Black Box

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) – Ticket sales continue for a special Thursday fundraiser in support of The Black Box’s 2023 season of new and under-produced work by world-class writers and artists-in-residence at!

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