$20-$79.50. Wellmont Theater, Montclair
Oct 10: The veteran folkie makes a solo stop
in Morristown. 8 PM; $39-$79. Mayo PAC,
Morristown ( mayoarts.org).
Pat DiNizio’s 60th Birthday Bash
Oct 10: Scotch Plains resident Pat DiNizio
celebrates six decades with his band the
Smithereens and the Beatles tribute band
the Scotch Plainsmen. Other performers
include Southside Johnny, Garland Jeffreys,
Marshall Crenshaw, the Grip Weeds and
members of the Hooters. Proceeds will help
fund DiNizio’s recent medical expenses. 4 PM;
$99. 99. Italian American Hall, Scotch Plains.
Oct 14: The legendary singer, songwriter and
producer brings his Songs in the Key of Life
Performance tour to a close at the Prudential
Center. The show recreates Wonder’s iconic
Motown album of the same name. The 1967
release spent 14 weeks at number 1 on the
Billboard chart. 8 PM; $49.50-$165. Prudential
Center, Newark ( prucenter.com).
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Oct 15: Though love is a battlefield for some, it
has worked out pretty nicely for long-lasting
rock ‘n’ roll couple Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
The husband-and-wife duo take the stage
for an acoustic evening in Montclair. 8 PM;
$49.50-$99.50. Wellmont Theater, Montclair
Oct 17: The Puerto Rican pop star known for
his seductive salsa tracks brings his rhythm to
Boardwalk Hall. 8 PM; $25-$125. Boardwalk
Hall, Atlantic City ( boardwalkhall.com).
Oct 23: The Australian soft-rock duo fills up on
love in Englewood. 8 PM; $39-$99. Bergen PAC,
Englewood ( bergenpac.org).
The Who with
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Oct 25: Iconic classic rock band The Who
celebrates its 50th anniversary at the Prudential
Center, featuring special guests Joan Jett & the
Blackhearts. 7: 30 PM; $49.50-$149.50. Prudential
Center, Newark ( prucenter.com).
Thru Oct 4: “Remember, remember! The
fifth of November, the Gunpowder treason
and plot.” So goes the old English rhyme
commemorating Guy Fawkes Day, a failed
attempt by English Catholics to assassinate
King James I by blowing up Parliament
with barrels of gunpowder in 1605. Modern
THE WORLD ON A STRING
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 The Jersey City
Theater Center presents marionette versions of Hans Christian
Andersen’s classic fairy tales The
Emperor’s New Clothes and The
Snow Queen (the inspiration behind Disney’s Frozen) each Sunday
at Merseles Studios. 1 PM; $9-$12.
2nd Floor, 339 Newark Ave, Jersey
City ( jctcenter.org).
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, the Samuel H. Scripps Foundation as well as funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Illustration by Scott McKowen
Nearly 75 years ago, a young girl received
a diary for her 13th birthday. Today, Anne
Frank’s humor, strength, and innate
goodness continue to shine forth from her
words to inspire readers and audiences of
all ages. The powerful story of her family’s
will to survive comes to unforgettable life for
a new generation in this adaptation of the
Pulitzer, Tony, and NY Drama Critic’s Circle
THE DIARY OF
THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE
OF NEW JERSEY 2015 SEASON
by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett
adapted by Wendy Kesselman
directed by Joseph Discher
October 14 - November 21
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