Marc Antony and Cleopatra just before the
rise of the Roman Empire. Tues-Thurs, 7: 30
PM; Fri, 8 PM; Sat, 3 & 8 PM; Sun, 2 & 7: 30 PM.
McCarter Theatre, Princeton (609-258-5050,
The School for Wives
Thru Oct 5: Two River Theatre presents the
satire The School for Wives by 17th-century
French playwright Molière. In the play,
the middle-aged protagonist, Arnolphe,
attempts to manipulate a 17-year-old into
marrying him. Ahead of its time, the comedy
serves as a cautionary tale about trying to
control women. Times vary; $37-$65. Two
River Theatre, Red Bank (732-345-1400,
Oct 7 & 10: The new season at the Pollak
Theatre, part of the Performing Arts Series
at Monmouth University, kicks off with a
production of Emily Bronte’s classic novel
by the NYC-based Aquila Theatre company.
Then the play heads south to Stockton PAC
in Galloway. Oct 7: 8 PM; $35-$45. Pollak
Theatre, West Long Branch (732-263-6889,
monmouth.edu/arts). Oct 10: 7: 30 PM; $7-
$30. Stockton PAC, Galloway (609-652-9000,
NBC’s Last Comic Standing
Oct 4, 5 & 7: NBC’s live touring comedy
competition, featuring judges Roseanne Barr,
Keenan Wayans and Russell Peters, stops at
three venues in New Jersey. Who will have the
last laugh? Oct 4: 9 PM; $29.95-$49.95. Golden
Nugget, Atlantic City ( goldennugget.com). Oct 5:
8 PM; $25-$49.50. Wellmont Theater, Montclair
(973-783-9500, thewellmonttheater.com). Oct 7:
8 PM; $25-$80. State Theatre, New Brunswick
Oct 9: The sardonic author and comedian
takes the stage in Morristown for some self-deprecating humor. 8 PM; $39-$69. Mayo PAC,
Morristown ( mayoarts.org).
Oct 11, 17 & 24: The comedienne, creator and star
of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer makes
three stops in the state for her Backdoor Tour.
Oct 11: 8 PM; $49.50-$65. Event Center, Borgata,
Atlantic City (866-900-4849, theborgata.com).
Oct 17: 8 PM; $39.50-$79.50. NJPAC, Newark
( njpac.org). Oct 24: 7: 30 PM; $29.50-$79.50.
Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank (732-842-9000,
Oct 19: The comedic legend takes the stage in
Morristown on his Far From Finished tour for
back-to-back performances. 3 & 7 PM; $59-$109.
Mayo PAC, Morristown ( mayoarts.org).
26th Annual Chowderfest
Oct 4-5: The Taylor Avenue ball field in Beach
Haven hosts two days of all things chowder, plus
live music and children’s activities. Saturday brings