2021 – 2022 Season

Season 24

Announcing our 2021 - 2022 Season, celebrating the passion of being alive! On behalf of the theatre and its artists, we extend an enthusiastic invitation to all those searching for connection and spirited entertainment.

October 16 - 24, 2021

Music by Robert Reale/Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale

Based on the “Frog and Toad” children's stories written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel

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This beloved Broadway hit and Tony-nominated musical lifts every heart—amphibious, mammalian, avian, and even reptilian—with its jazzy upbeat score played out by marvelous vaudeville-styled forest creatures. For any kid or grownup who wants to celebrate the joy of friendship.

November 19 - December 5, 2021

by Marco Ramirez

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This six-round play—inspired by legendary boxer Jack Johnson and the “fight of the century”—brings to life an explosive encounter in segregated America while it examines the hefty price paid for victory.

December 1 - 19, 2021

 

 

 

 

TBA

February 2 - 20, 2022

by Arlene Hutton

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Newlyweds May and Raleigh come home in part two of Hutton’s beloved Nibroc Trilogy. As World War II rages at a distance, the young couple navigate a new life under the watchful eyes of their mothers, retreating to the porch to share moments of intimacy and anxiety. This charming and nuanced view of young married life revels in storytelling and learning to face sacrifice in the name of enduring love.

March 16 - April 3, 2022

by José Cruz González

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Female mariachi? In the buoyant, funny, and touching American Mariachi, Lucha digs into personal history, tradition, and community to excavate her inner mariachi and her mother’s fading memory. What emerges is a high-energy celebration of female empowerment and glorious live music.

April 27 - May 15, 2022

 

 

 

 

TO BE ANNOUNCED MUSICAL

June 22 - July 10, 2022

by Paula Vogel

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Inspired by true events, Vogel uses theatricality and music to bring to life the controversial production of a nearly forgotten Yiddish play of the 1920s. Indecent reveals a determined group of artists who face anti-Semitism, censorship, and homophobia to create a passionate and sincere vision on stage.

July 6 - 24, 2022

 

 

by Madeline George

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In Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeline George’s hilarious of-the-moment comedy, Greek God Dionysus recognizes that the demise of mankind is bad for business, so he assumes the identity of irresistibly charming, butch gardener Diane and gets to work reversing the impact. First step to restore earthly order: blow into the leafy suburbs of the Garden State to seduce four housewives into handmaidens—modern Bacchae. Batten down the hatches!