Music and Theater: 2019

Rich and varied, music in Northwest New Jersey is just the ticket for evenings that end on high notes. Your musical destination is never very far away and often the price can't be beat.


Saturday, September 14 • PAULA POUNDSTONE. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, September 14 • WALLISCH HOMESTEAD MUSIC FESTIVAL. Brian Fitzpatrick, Casey Ferriloa, the Kootz, Zeke Carey Band Friends of Wallisch Homestead, West Milford


Sunday, September 15 • CRASH TEST DUMIES. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Thursday, September 19 • JOHNNY LANG. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, September 21 • DARLENE LOVE. Annual Gala Curtain Up! Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Thursday, September 26-28 • AIKEN & FRIENDS. Mini fest includes songwriter workshops and concert. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, September 28-6 • SWEENEY TODD. Country Gate Players, Belvidere • 908/475-1104


Thursday, October 3 • PINK MARTINI WITH SPECIAL GUEST MEOW MEOW. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, October 5 • SONNY LANDRETH TRIO. Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Sunday, October 6 • DAVID AMRAM WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Iconic music legend spanning multiple genres and generations of jazz, classical, and world music. Enjoy the farm’s delicious foods which are available for purchase; BYOB. Bobolink Dairy and Bakeyard, Milford • 908/864-7277


Sunday, October 6 • CARLOS PAVAN. Classical Guitar from Argentina Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown • 973/538-2404


Friday, October 11 • MORRISTOWN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH PREET BHARARA. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Friday, October 18 • GRUPO NICHE. Colombian salsa kings Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, October 19 • JEREMY BECK & THE HEAVY DUTY HORNS. Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Sunday, October 20 • SIR JAMES GALWAY AND LADY JEANNE GALWAY. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Tuesday, October 22 • SERGIO MENDES & BEBEL GILBERTO. Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, October 24 • SEVEN. L.A. Theatre Works presents true stories of seven remarkable female activists who bravely fought for the well-being of women, families and children around the globe. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Thursday, October 24-27 • THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. The powerful telling of Tim O’Brien’s personal journey from his innocent years in rural Minnesota to the jungles of Vietnam. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Friday, October 25 • JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, October 26 • CAPITOL STEPS. Political satire. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Sunday, October 27 • HARLEM 100. Multimedia concert captures Harlem Renaissance Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, October 31-4 • THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Romance, farce, and a loving portrait of Elizabethan domestic life blend in this irresistible comic confection by William Shakespeare Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, November 2 • THE NEW JERSEY BALLET: ALL AMERICAN PROGRAM. The evening features the American Masterwork Rodeo by Agnes de Mille with score by Aaron Copeland, Margo Sappington's haunting pas de deux Waterfront, and Matthew Rushing's tribute to Count Basie, Hand in Hand and James Kinney's Civil War homage American Salute. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, November 2 • VINCE GILL. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, November 2 • THE OUTLAWS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Sunday, November 3 • THE NEW JERSEY BALLET. Hansel and Gretel Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Wednesday, November 6 • DEEPAK CHOPRA: THE NATURE OF REALITY. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, November 7-10 • COHAN & COMPANY. A one-man tour de force based on the life of George M. Cohan. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Friday, November 8 • SIDELINE. The bluegrass powerhouse with Serene Green Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Saturday, November 9 • JOHN HIATT. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Sunday, November 10 • NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Spanish- and French-Inspired Showpieces Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, November 14-17 • KVETCHES OF 1932. Songs and comic sketches from Yiddish and American vaudeville with miscellaneous related frou - frou. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Friday, November 15 • NOBUNTU. Female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to afro jazz to gospel. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Thursday, November 21 • TOMMY CASTRO & TINSLEY ELLIS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Friday, November 22 • ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, November 23 • A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, November 23 • THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) {REVISED}. All 37 plays in 97 minutes by The Reduced Shakespeare Company. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Friday, November 29 • COMEDY NIGHT AT BROOK HOLLOW WINERY. Bring your own dinner and make a night of it with a hilarious ventriloquist and two other great comedians. Brook Hollow Winery, Columbia • 908/496-8200


Saturday, November 30 • MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS BY CHIP DAVIS. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, November 30 • NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY. Holiday fiddles The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Sunday, December 1 • MOOSELTOE. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Sunday, December 1 • THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Moscow Ballet’s spectacular scenic design, gorgeous costumes, towering puppets, imaginative storytelling and the exquisite artistry of 40 world-class Russian dancers have made The Great Russian Nutcracker an American holiday tradition not to be missed. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Friday, December 6 • THE IRISH TENORS HOLIDAY CONCERT. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Sunday, December 8 • BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, December 14 • A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Nebraska Theatre Caravan The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, December 14-22 • A CHRISTMAS STORY. Country Gate Players, Belvidere • 908/475-1104


Friday, December 20-22 • THE NUTCRACKER. With the talented young dancers of the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet, Warren County's only non-profit ballet company, and featuring professional dancers from around the world, this production is sure to delight! Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900

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