Arts & Entertainment

December 5, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22 will be presenting its annual production of A Christmas Carol to run December 7 - 16.  Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.   Directed and adapted by Tony Adase, A Christmas Carol at Playhouse 22 is based ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Journalist and author Bob Woodward who gained fame during the 1970s  Watergate political scandal and recent wrote a book about the Trump administration, will appear at the State Theatre on Dec. 10. Titled "An Evening with Bob Woodward - The State of the American Presidency," ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick Museum celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, November 18 from 2-4 pm at the Museum on 16 Maple Street, East Brunswick.  Museum members, founders, and followers, as well as local, county and state officials enjoyed an afternoon hearing about the history ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A nearly month-long string of events for the holiday season is scheduled in the city and with it opportunities to donate toys, clothing and food.  It begins with the tree lighting and continues through a New Year's Eve celebration. Here are the events the city announced ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- If you were stranded on an island, what would you bring? A spirit, your slave, and a super-intimidating staff, of course. Every three years, the East Brunswick High School Drama Club performs a Shakespeare play in the fall. This year, they’re bringing The Tempest, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Tempest is believed to be Shakespeare's last play.  It tells the story of Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan, who lives on a remote island with his daughter, Miranda.  Supernatural creatures live there as well, such as Caliban, the monstrous son of a witch, and Ariel, one ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The deadline to register for two fall trips sponsored by the Milltown Recreation Department is Friday, November 2. Milltown Rec is booking seats for a Thanksgiving Day bus trip to the Big Apple to score a spot to see the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and a bus trip to Radio City ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Would you like to be a part of Middlesex County history? The Cornelius Low House Museum in Piscataway is currently planning an exciting new exhibit that will explore life in the Garden State during the postwar era. To make it a truly local experience, Middlesex County’s ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Noises Off, a comedy by Michael Frayen, opening November 2.   Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get ready for an early Halloween thrill with the borough's annual Haunted River Walk. This year's creepy stroll along the Mill Pond Path is full of things that go bump in the night and features a haunting through history theme. The scream-worthy event is hosted by Joyce Kilmer ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Get ready for Halloween fun and frights! The Teen Council of the Middlesex County 4-H Youth Development Program invites you to their Haunted House and Haunted Hayride fundraiser- if you dare! Join the 4-H teens every Friday and Saturday evening in October from 7 to 10:30 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum will hold its annual candlelight tours of the historic Chestnut Hill Cemetery on October 13 and 14, 2018. During each tour, visitors will follow lighted paths through the cemetery as costumed re-enactors portray former residents of East Brunswick and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- The Township of East Brunswick & sponsors, Jane Mueller of REMAX, East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce and NJM Insurance Group are excited to announce the 5th Annual EAST BRUNSWICK DAY to be held outdoors at the Community Arts Center on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Little Shop of Horrors, a musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken.  The show runs September 14 through September 30.   A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical Little Shop of Horrors has ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Get the motors running this fall at the first annual Spotswood High School Car Show on Sunday, October 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Spotswood High School. All of the proceeds from the show will go to benefit the Spotswood High School girls basketball program. Admission to this ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival will open here on Friday, Sept. 14. The free three-day event will continue on Saturday in New Brunswick and Somerville on Sunday. The Flemington event is produced and hosted by Flemington Community Partnership. It will be held rain or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Jersey has made a huge impact on rock music, with a variety of bands including Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Misfits, Skid Row and My Chemical Romance calling the Garden State home. The East Brunswick Arts Commission and the East Brunswick Public Library are giving ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Peanuts gang is back, and they’re coming to life right here in Roosevelt Park! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and their friends for the family musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the third production of the 2018 season of Plays-in-the-Park. The show opens Aug. 1 and plays ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Calling all young artists! Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak are hosting a Youth Artwork Contest for residents of the 18th Legislative District of New Jersey.  Youth ages 6 to 20 can submit artwork in a variety of forms ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22 is now accepting submissions for the "Third Thursday Play Reading Series." After having much success and interest this past season with play readings, the local theater company has decided to continue this in our 2018-2019 season. ​The play readings will be ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is calling all photographers to join the Summer Photography Contest. The Friends of the Library is sponsoring both a youth and an adult photography contest, which kick off on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Milltown Library.

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Plays-in-the-Park continues its summer 2018 season with the ABBA musical, “Mamma Mia!” The show opens on July 11 and plays through July 21 (No show Sunday, July 15.) All performances begin at 8 p.m. and are staged at the Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater located in ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Calling all Middlesex County artists age 60 and over. The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services’ annual juried Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition is scheduled for July 23 through Aug. 16 at The Studio Art Gallery at Middlesex County College’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The free summer movie series is returning to the State Theatre New Jersey with six family-friendly movies.  Once a week from July 3 to August 7, the 1,850-seat restored theater will showcase movies free of charge to the community, offering young people the chance to enjoy ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Sourland Music Festival will be held Saturday, June 23 from 3-10 p.m. at the Hillsborough Golf & Country Club at 146 Wertsville Road, rain or shine, to benefit the Sourland Conservancy. Discounted advance-sale tickets are available online only, Children under 12 are ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Summer officially begins on Thursday. The summer solstice arrives at 6:07 a.m. on June 21, so it isn't too early to start making plans for July 4. Milltown has a full menu of family-friendly fun, starting bright and early with the borough's annual fishing derby and concluding in the ...

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