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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Rising actor Josh Young leads 'Amazing Grace' on Broadway by Ronni Reich

With outsize charisma and a powerful voice that defies category, Josh Young seems tailor made for musical theater's larger-than-life roles.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Love's Labour's Lost finds success at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey by Ronni Reich

It's an ideal corrective for those who may not expect to understand Shakespeare, without missing anything a better-versed viewer could want.

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Arts events: Broadway in Bryant Park, McCarter 2015-16 classical by Ronni Reich

Also: Laurie Metcalf joins Bruce Willis on Broadway in 'Misery'

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Monday, June 29, 2015

On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Little Shop of Horrors' by Ronni Reich

Also: Ensemble LPR and Simone Dinnerstein perform a free concert at the Naumburg Bandshell

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

'Clueless' star Alicia Silverstone takes the stage in 'Of Good Stock' by Ronni Reich

While it may be hard to believe, 20 years have passed since Alicia Silverstone graced the screen in "Clueless" as the loveable but none-too-observant teenage dream girl Cher Horowi…

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Jason Biggs: From Hasbrouck Heights High to 'American Pie,' Broadway and beyond by Ronni Reich

These days, the actor is as likely to get laughs and empathy as he is to get complaints.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' plays the Princeton Festival by Ronni Reich

The triumphs and disappointments of childhood loom large and in vibrant color in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," this season's annual theatrical offering at the Princ…

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On stage: Top 5 N.J. shows this week: Free NJSO, Paper Mill Show Choir by Ronni Reich

Also: Million Dollar Quartet plays bergenPAC and Gary Cole and Wendie Malick star in a new play at NJREP

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Arts events: Keira Knightley on Broadway, Steve Martin musical by Ronni Reich

Also: Tony Award winners and nominees take the stage for a cause at the New York Civil Liberties Union's annual benefit concert "Broadway Stands Up for Freedom."

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Monday, June 22, 2015

On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Amazing Grace, Jeremy Jordan by Ronni Reich

Also: Roomful of Teeth and The Knights perform free outdoor concerts

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

N.J. producer Eric Krebs sets his sights on young audiences by Ronni Reich

The founder of the George Street Playhouse has begun a new off-Broadway company that performs classics for students

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

'Love's Labour's Lost' opens outdoors at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey by Ronni Reich

The laid-back, picnic-friendly setting lends itself naturally to new audiences.

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On stage: Top 5 N.J. shows this week by Ronni Reich

Love's Labours Lost begins performances on the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's outdoor stage

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Monday, June 15, 2015

On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Tony Danza and free recitals by Ronni Reich

The Metropolitan Opera begins its outdoor summer concert series

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

N.J. native Dale Soules appears on stage and screen this summer by Ronni Reich

The actress is appearing at Lincoln Center Theater in 'Shows for Days,' a new autobiographical play by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Jerry Zaks, and on the Netflix series 'Orange Is the …

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Saturday, June 13, 2015

'Be More Chill' opens at Two River Theater by Ronni Reich

Turns out, if there's one thing that could make teenage life easier, it's not a car, or pimple-free skin or a new wardrobe.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

On stage: Top 5 N.J. shows this week by Ronni Reich

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in Newark — Harpist Stacey Shames and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Bart Feller appear as the soloists for Mozart's Flute and Harp C…

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Arts events: St. Ann's Warehouse highlights the 2015-16 theater season by Ronni Reich

Also: The New York Philharmonic honors a composer and the Paper Mill Playhouse present its Rising Star Awards

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Tony Awards 2015: 'Fun Home' wins Best Musical by Ronni Reich

Kelli O'Hara and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time were also big winners

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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Helen Mirren wins the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play by Ronni Reich

Nominated alongside Mirren were Carey Mulligan for "Skylight," Elisabeth Moss for "The Heidi Chronicles," Geneva Carr for "Hand to God" and Ruth Wilson for &quo…

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Tony Awards 2015: A wish list for the broadcast by Ronni Reich

Will Tyrone from 'Hand to God' pull a Kanye West?

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Friday, June 5, 2015

'The Royal Family' opens at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey by Ronni Reich

The Cavendishes never miss an opportunity for a grand entrance, a bold exit or an applause line – even if the occasion is breakfast with a few confidantes.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Tony Awards 2015: Predicting the winners by Ronni Reich

It's a showdown between Fun Home and An American in Paris

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'Ever After': A starry Cinderella story premieres at the Paper Mill Playhouse by Ronni Reich

Margo Seibert, James Snyder and Christine Ebersole star in a new musical directed by Kathleen Marshall

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Monday, June 1, 2015

On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Patti LuPone and Chris Noth by Ronni Reich

Also: Alicia Silverstone appears off-Broadway

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Broadway breakouts: 7 Tony-nominated artists to watch by Ronni Reich

In their Broadway debuts, several performers and writers are up for theater's highest honor

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Jersey Boys: Two Tony Award nominees share their stories by Ronni Reich

Two more of this season's notable nominees have not just talent but also ties to the Garden State. Here, Jersey boy Brandon Uranowitz of "An American in Paris" and Rutgers grad Mor…

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Jim Parsons stars as the Almighty in 'An Act of God' by Ronni Reich

NJ's David Javerbaum pens a new take on the Old Testament

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Jessica Lange returns to Broadway in 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' by Ronni Reich

Lange stars as Mary Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's classic in a 2016 Roundabout Theatre Company production

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Arts events: Free Broadway showcase, David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk in New Brunswick by Ronni Reich

Also: The original cast of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" will reunite for a 10th anniversary benefit concert

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On stage: Top 5 N.J. shows this week by Ronni Reich

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opens its season with 'The Royal Family'

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