Thursday, September 6, 2018



The Centenary Stage Company’s 2018 – 19 season kicks off with a gala “Curtain Up!” event featuring  comedian

Paula Poundstone

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, at 8PM
: Lackland Performing Arts Center, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown
TICKETS: $40.00 for orchestra and $35.00 for balcony in advance. Ticket prices increase $5.00 the day of the performance. 
For more information or to purchase tickets visit or call the CSC box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. The Box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 pm and two hours prior to each performance. Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Like and follow to receive the latest in Centenary Stage Company news and special offers.

Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Paula won an American Comedy Award for Best Female Standup Comic and is recognized in innumerable lists, documentaries and literary compendiums noting influential standup comedians of our time. Paula is also an uthor. Her second book, The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness (Algonquin Books) debuted at #1 on Amazon best sellers lists in Humor in Hardcover, Audible, Kindle and CD. The audio book, read by Paula, was one of five finalists for the 2018 Audio Book of the Year. Paula is a popular panelist on NPR’s #1 show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Her new weekly podcast for Maximum Fun, Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone, is a comedy field guide to life. Each week Paula and co-host Adam Felber bring on leading expert guests and use their unique comedic sensibility to help us navigate life in the 21st century.

The 2018-2019 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor Heath Village Retirement Community and The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), Fulton Bank of New Jersey, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.