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Monday, March 2, 2020

Top 10 NJ Arts Events of the Week: Jurassic World Live, ‘Conscience,’ The Fab Faux, more by Jay Lustig

Tony winner Harriet Harris will star as Sen. Margaret Chase Smith in CONSCIENCE, a new play by Joe DiPietro (MEMPHIS; THE TOXIC AVENGER; I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE) that will b…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

George Street Playhouse presents world premiere of harrowing drama MIDWIVES by Jay Lustig

Directed in bold strokes by GSP artistic director David Saint, “Midwives” will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Renee Taylor’s ‘My Life on a Diet’ is really more about a life in showbiz by Jay Lustig

“My Life on a Diet” is fun, breezy and reliably entertaining — in dieting terminology, it will satisfy you without really filling you up — as well as absolute catnip for those who lo…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

George Street Playhouse begins new era with ‘Last Days of Summer’ by Jay Lustig

The Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater (the larger of NBPAC’s two theaters) is as beautiful and comfortable a space as one could have hoped for, and director Jeff Calhoun has assembled a fine …

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Friday, April 12, 2019

A glimpse of George Street Playhouse’s future by Jay Lustig

The George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick will begin previews of the last show of its 2018-19 season, “Too Heavy for Your Pocket,” on April 23. And it also, this month, announced its …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Tommy James tells all: The glorious highs and little-known dark side of a hit-filled career by Jay Lustig

"Think of it as 'Jersey Boys' meets 'The Sopranos,' " says Robert Nederlander Jr., president and CEO of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, one of the companies involved in the joint develo…

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'Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles' opens 11-week run on Broadway by Jay Lustig

Just keep in mind that, despite the Broadway setting (and the Broadway ticket prices), this is basically just a concert by a Beatles tribute band. And it’s not as if those are in short…

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'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' - a review by Jay Lustig

I bought a $142 ticket for the Sunday matinee this past weekend. It was a very good seat, in the lower balcony (or, as it was called, the Flying Circle), though I would have been sitting clo…

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Friday, August 17, 2012

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