songwriter remains “Forever Young” on his latest tour with Cyndi Lauper. They stop at BB&T
Pavilion in Camden on July 12 (7: 30 ;;; $24-
$219.50) and PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel
on July 25 (7: 30 ;;; $39-$225). ( livenation.com)
July 15 & 16 The three-time Grammy-winning
soul artist hits up NJPAC in Newark on July
15 ( 8 ;;; $50-$450) and the Event Center in
Atlantic City on July 16 ( 8 ;;; $69-$89).
( njpac.org ; theborgata.com)
July 16 The Tony-winning Broadway star belts
out tunes in Camden. 8 ;;; $20-$149.50. BB&T
Pavilion ( livenation.com).
July 16 The “Drunk on You” country singer
comes to Holmdel. 7 ;;; $76-$254. PNC Bank
Arts Center ( livenation.com).
July 21 The ska punk band from New Brunswick
returns to Jersey. 7 ;;; $21-$23. Starland Ballroom, Sayreville ( starlandballroom.com).
July 22 The Jamaican reggae vocalist performs
at NJPAC with Marcia Gri;ths. 8 ;;; $59-$119.
Newark ( njpac.org).
July 22 & 28 The “Counting Stars” pop band
visits BB&T Pavilion in Camden on July 22 ( 7
;;; $24-$205) and PNC Bank Arts Center in
Holmdel on July 28 ( 7 ;;; $26-$250).
Queen + Adam Lambert
July 26 Original Queen members Roger Taylor
and John Deacon rock out with American Idol
season eight runner-up Adam Lambert. 8
;;; $49.50-$365. Prudential Center, Newark
Blondie & Garage
July 28 The ’70s rock band Blondie, who
released their latest album, Pollinator, in May,
takes the stage with ’90s rock group Garbage at
the Count Basie Theatre. 8 ;;; $49-$149. Red
Bank ( countbasietheatre.org).
I Stage I
July 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 The doomed maiden voyage of the famed ship comes to life during
this musical at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Times vary; $28 ( thebroadwaytheatre.org).
July 8-30 This romp by the great French
playwright Molière follows a clueless young
lover as he attempts to win the heart and hand
of a beautiful gypsy girl. Times vary; $49-$62.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison
S weeney Todd
July 12-16, 21-23 The dark, witty thriller
about a psychopathic barber set to music by
Stephen Sondheim heads to Collingswood
Community Theatre on July 12-14 (times vary;
$15-$20) and SOPAC in South Orange on July
14-16, 21-23 (times vary; $35-$45).
( cctarts.net; sopacnow.org)
Bring It! Live
July 13 Miss D and the Dancing Dolls of Jackson, Mississippi, a hip-hop dance troupe and
stars of Lifetime’s reality show Bring It!, visit
Newark. 8 ;;; $49.75-$59.75. NJPAC
July 14-16, 21-23 The musical follows budding
actress Peggy Sawyer and director Julian
Marsh as he tries to produce a successful
stage production during the Great Depression. Times vary; $16-$20. Kelsey Theatre,
West Windsor ( kelseyatmccc.org).
July 27-30; Aug 3-6 Arthur Miller’s 1953
Tony-winning play examines the effects of
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Bonnie J. Monte
Performances through July 30
Featuring an exuberant array of music, dance, and visual
surprises, Ms. Monte’s fresh new vision for Shakespeare’s most
beloved comedy features a world constructed almost entirely
of objects that would normally be on their way to a landfill.
Delight in seeing how her inventive band of fairies transform
trash into whimsical treasure. Picnic under the stars with family
and friends as art, nature, and the ancient tradition of outdoor
theatre all come together!
(973) 408-5600 | ShakespeareNJ.org
On the Outdoor Stage
Young people ages 18 and under can attend for FREE!
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s is an independent, professional theatre company located on the Drew University campus.
Programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner
Agency of the National Endo wment for the Arts, as well as funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional major support is received from
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, F.M. Kirby Foundation, The Edward T. Cone Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and CTW Foundation, as well as
contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, government agencies and individuals.
THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE
OF NEW JERSEY | 2017 SEASON
;e Outdoor Stage is located on the campus of ;e College of St. Elizabeth at
2 Convent Road, Florham Park, N.J.
Proud sponsor of the Outdoor Stage
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is sponsored in part by ;e Merrill G. and Emita E. Hastings Foundation