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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Equity Producing Member Theatre in Madison, NJ

Member overview

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (formerly the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival), named 2014 “Company of the Year” by the Wall Street Journal which also described the Theatre as “one of America’s half-dozen leading classical repertory companies,” is the longest-running classic theatre on the East Coast and New Jersey’s largest professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare’s canon and other world classics. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences. The company’s dedication to the classics and commitment to excellence sets critical standards for the field. Under the leadership of artistic director Bonnie J. Monte since 1990, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues to draw larger and larger audiences and garner unprecedented critical acclaim. Now in its 54th season,  the company annually presents six Main Stage productions at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, located on the campus of Drew University in Madison, as well as one Outdoor Stage production on the campus of the College of St. Elizabeth in nearby Morris Township.

Venue details

  • The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Venue Address:
    At Lancaster Road on the Drew University Campus
    36 Madison Avenue
    Madison, NJ 07940

    • Accessible Parking

    • Accessible Restrooms

    • Elevator Access

    • Audience Accessibility Services

      Closed Captions
    • Assistive Listening

  • The Outdoor Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Venue Address:
    The Greek Theatre on the College of Saint Elizabeth Campus
    2 Convent Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960

  • Administrative and Production Facility, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Venue Address:
    3 Vreeland Road
    Florham Park, NJ 07932

Upcoming performances

  • Go to As You Like It
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    As You Like It

    The Outdoor Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
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  • Go to The Book of Will
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    The Book of Will

    The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    • Sensory Friendly
    • Closed Captioning
    • Audio Described
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  • Go to Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility

    The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    • Closed Captioning
    • Audio Described
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  • Go to Macbeth
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Macbeth

    The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    • Closed Captioning
    • Audio Described
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  • Go to Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

    The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    • Closed Captioning
    • Audio Described
    • Sensory Friendly
    Tickets & Info