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The New Jersey Theatre Alliance Member Theatres are not-for-profit, professional, production theatres, and they produce theatre of the highest quality. Search for their events below.

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Sophie Tucker  Last of the Red Hot Mamas

Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
Morris County
October 2 - October 19, 2014
Spend some intimate time with America’s Queen of the double entendre.  Naughty?  Yes, in a fun-loving way with a wink or two.
 Years

100 Years

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
October 2 - October 19, 2014
In this new dark comedy set in the not-too-distant future, Stevie and Joan prepare for what will be a transformative experience. But what will it mean for their life as they know it? And what's going on with the strange couple next door? A co-production with Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey.
The Understudy

The Understudy

McCarter Theatre Center
Mercer County
October 14 - November 2, 2014
The show must go on—even when everything seems to be going hilariously wrong. Pulitzer Prize-finalist Theresa Rebeck
Henry VIII

Henry VIII

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Morris County
October 15 - November 9, 2014
This rarely-produced look at one of history’s most well-known monarchs and the first two of his six wives depicts a young Henry obsessed with producing an heir to carry on his legacy.  
At Liberty Hall

At Liberty Hall

Premiere Stages
Union County
October 16 - October 19, 2014
Join us for a time-bending story of humor, honor and awkwardness as told through the experiences of a someday-Founding Father and a kid looking for a way out of the projects. 
Mistakes Were Made

"Mistakes Were Made"

Cape May Stage
Cape May County
November 5 - November 22, 2014
Craig Wright’s hilarious Mistakes Were Made is the story of a not-so-successful Broadway producer about to embark on a play of epic proportions. It’s a compact cosmic gem of philosophy and funny-business from the Emmy-nominated writer of Six Feet Under.
Holmes and Carter Mysteries

Holmes and Carter Mysteries

East Lynne Theater Company
Cape May County
November 7 - November 8, 2014
ELTC’s popular vintage-radio style show, with live sound effects and commercials, now with two great detectives! Sherlock Holmes and Nick Carter!
Social Security

Social Security

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
Morris County
November 20 - December 7, 2014
Comedy about an old Jewish mother whom love has brought from a "walker" to a "swinger."

Back Porch Swing

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
November 21 - November 23, 2014
A musical evening that will set your toes 'a tappin'! Arranged for five voices that have been called "The Manhattan Transfer for the new Millennium," Marquee Five's new show will transport you to a simpler time by visiting greats like George and Ira Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin and more.
Christmas in Wisconsin Tales by Zona Gale

Christmas in Wisconsin: Tales by Zona Gale

East Lynne Theater Company
Cape May County
November 28 - December 13, 2014
“I wished I knew someone to have a Christmas tree with.  I didn’t say for. There’s a difference somehow.  And I hate to box Christmas up in a church,” said Calliope Marsh, the main storyteller in Zona Gale’s delightful books, who will be brought to life by Gayle Stahlhuth. 
Christmas in Wisconsin Tales by Zona Gale

Christmas in Wisconsin: Tales by Zona Gale

East Lynne Theater Company
Cape May County
November 28 - December 13, 2014
“I wished I knew someone to have a Christmas tree with.  I didn’t say for. There’s a difference somehow.  And I hate to box Christmas up in a church,” said Calliope Marsh, the main storyteller in Zona Gale’s delightful books, who will be brought to life by Gayle Stahlhuth. 
Merry Melodies A Holiday Celebration

"Merry Melodies: A Holiday Celebration"

Cape May Stage
Cape May County
November 28 - December 31, 2014
Celebrate the holidays at CMS with a brand new musical revue, filled with all your favorite holiday songs and carols. "Merry Melodies" is a delightful way for families to take a break from the usual hustle and bustle and spend time together celebrating love, warmth, and all that makes the season sparkle.
The Santaland Diaries

The Santaland Diaries

Cape May Stage
Cape May County
November 29 - December 30, 2014
A struggling young writer takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy’s in New York City, and offers a sardonic, witty, irreverent accounting of elf training, bad Santas, abusive customers, and humiliating conditions.  
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Morris County
December 3 - December 28, 2014
The 2014 season concludes with the Bard’s famous comedic romp known for the brilliant  war of words between the feisty Beatrice and the staunch bachelor Benedick.  Renowned Stratford Festival artist Scott Wentworth plays Benedick opposite his real-life wife, Marion Adler, who will portray Beatrice.
A Very Special Holiday Special

A Very Special Holiday Special

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
December 12 - December 13, 2014
Join the Dreamcatcher crew for an uproarious evening of improv, music and sketch comedy to usher in the holiday season.  We salute and spoof the TV holiday specials of yesteryear using original material and familiar tunes. An enjoyable evening for the whole family!
Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

McCarter Theatre Center
Mercer County
January 16 - February 15, 2015
To stay above the water, Sizwe Banzi might just have to put himself below the ground. John Kani 
Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
Morris County
January 29 - February 15, 2015
Suspense thriller about lies, murder and deception that build to a shattering climax when the playing field is leveled as all are plunged into darkness. 
The Most Deserving

The Most Deserving

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
February 12 - March 1, 2015
The Ellis County Arts Council is giving away the largest artist grant in its history. Now if only they could agree on who is the most deserving. This recent Off-Braodway hit was called a “Frisky new comedy!” by The New York Times and “Smart, HILARIOUS, RIVETING!” by The New Yorker. A New Jersey premie
Talleys Folly

Talley's Folly

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
Morris County
April 9 - April 26, 2015
A funny, sweet and heart-warming play is about finding love when you've nearly given up looking. 
Rapture Blister Burn

Rapture, Blister, Burn

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
April 16 - May 3, 2015
After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs -- the prize being Gwen's husband. A New Jersey premiere.
Multiple Personality Disorder  Spring

Multiple Personality Disorder - Spring

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Union County
May 9, 2015
Dreamcatcher's improvisational comedy troupe brings the audience's ideas to life right before their eyes in this hilarious, unique evening of entertainment.
Five Flights

Five Flights

Alliance Repertory Theatre Company
Union County
September 19 - October 4, 2014
New Jersey Premiere! Winner of San Francisco's Glickman Award for Best New Play.
William Shakespeares Antony  Cleopatra

William Shakespeare's Antony & Cleopatra

McCarter Theatre Center
Mercer County
September 5 - October 5, 2014
She was the seductive queen of Egypt and he one of the generals of Rome. Their tempestuous love affair would tear empires apart. Actress Nicole Ari Parker
Within the Law

Within the Law

East Lynne Theater Company
Cape May County
September 17 - October 12, 2014
Closing in 1914 after a two-year run, this Broadway hit is a drama, comedy, romance and mystery all in one. A sales clerk falsely accused of shoplifting, learns how to fight society and wealth with their own weapons, so she can seek revenge by staying just “within the law.” 
Other Desert Cities

"Other Desert Cities"

Cape May Stage
Cape May County
September 24 - October 31, 2014
Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she’s about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history - a wound they don't want reopened.

Can-Can

Paper Mill Playhouse
Essex County
October 1 - October 26, 2014
Cole Porter’s Can-Can

Angels and Ministers of Grace Defend Us

New Jersey Repertory Company
Monmouth County
October 9 - November 9, 2014
A World Premiere by Elaine Smith. A poignant family drama that deals with love and loss, set against the backdrop of the heartland of America. How do you wrestle with the present when you can't let go of the past? With a sister who can't keep her hand-made craft angels corralled, a brother who can't seem to m

Camelot

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
October 15 - December 14, 2014
A modern take on one of the greatest musicals in the American musical theater canon.

Elf

Paper Mill Playhouse
Essex County
November 26 - January 4, 2015
Elf

A Christmas Carol

McCarter Theatre Center
Mercer County
December 5 - December 28, 2014
Bring your family to meet ours and celebrate the season with McCarter’s critically-acclaimed production of Dickens’ classic masterpiece, A Christmas Carol

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
December 19 - December 22, 2014
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle: The Mixed-Up Chameleon, Little Cloudand The Very Hungry Caterpillarare retold on stage through the magic of evocative music, stunning visual effects and innovative puppetry. An imaginative and delightful hour-long production for our youngest audiences!

Absurd Person Singular

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
January 10 - February 1, 2015
A laugh-out-loud comedy and satirical look at how three English couples deal with their relationships, social standings and the pressures of three successive holiday gatherings. A welcome return to the work of Sir Alan Ayckbourn, who wrote our hit production ofMy Wonderful Day.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Paper Mill Playhouse
Essex County
January 21 - February 15, 2015
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play! Outrageously funny! The master of comedy, Christopher Durang, mixes four distinct characters and dishes up a hilarious stew. “Will Vanya and Sonia ever find happiness?  Will Masha sell the Bucks County farmhouse out from under them?  And will Spike ever put his

Guadalupe in the Guest Room

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
February 14 - March 14, 2015
This beautiful new play introduces us to Guadalupe Castillo, a Mexican woman whose daughter’s untimely death leaves her struggling to connect with her American son-in-law and a country whose language she barely speaks.

Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
April 11 - May 3, 2015
When liberal, Upper West Side resident Judith befriends Zeke, a highly educated yet once-homeless man she meets at a soup kitchen, their fragile hold on history begins to slip.   

A Little Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
April 23 - May 1, 2015
One of Shakespeare’s most famous, magical, and romantic comedies­­—performed in just 90­­ minutes by a cast of local high school students.

Be More Chill

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
May 30 - June 21, 2015
A world premiere musical by two of the most exciting young voices in musical theater, Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz.

The School for Wives

Two River Theater
Monmouth County
September 13 - October 5, 2014
Molière’s classic comedy about a middle-aged man named Arnolphe, whose plan to mold a simple woman into the “perfect” wife goes quickly awry. Can this pompous bachelor really be a match for rival suitors, inept servants and the wit of his soon-to-be bride? This season opener is not to be missed!

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