Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Introducing Stages Online!


Stages Online is a digital platform for audiences to engage with virtual opportunities from our member theatres within the safety of their homes. While many Stages Festival events are being rescheduled for later dates, below you will find opportunities such as virtual play readings, classes, and educational resources. Below you will find some highlighted offerings.

View all Stages Online offerings

Stages Online is a CELEBRATION of New Jersey theatre during difficult times!

In addition to Stages Online opportunities, our member theatres are offering an array of digital content for audiences to stay connected.

Black/Out Stories (Virtual Play Reading)
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre in collaboration with The Theater Project
May 6

Highly personal, sometimes painful and sometimes funny, interviews with a variety of people willing to share their coming out stories are laced with his own quest for peace and clarity.

TGS TV: Online Creative Arts
The Growing Stage: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey
Updated Weekly

A free and easy online hub to incorporate theatre and the arts into your daily schedule of distance learning at home. Each week, The Growing Stage: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey will share a new theme with corresponding ONLINE and OFFLINE educational activities to enrich your child’s learning experience and have a little fun too.

Execution of Justice Community Play Reading
McCarter Theatre Center
May 22

A virtual community reading of McCarter Theatre Center's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann’s award-winning docudrama Execution of Justice. A partnership with the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice

Secret Cities: Songs of Unsung Heroes
Luna Stage Company
Updated Weekly

In the face of COVID-19, this original song cycle reflects the acts of kindness that transform our everyday lives. Illuminating the stories that weave our communities together, Songs for Unsung Heroes is the newest installment of Secret Cities, Luna Stage’s ongoing collaboration with local artists and community members to celebrate the rich history of the Oranges.

Rising Stars Honors
Paper Mill Playhouse
June 1

A montage of school video submissions of the shows that happened, or didn’t happen, sharing highlights of their performances or rehearsals. Rising Stars Honors will be hosted by premiere at 7PM on Paper Mill Playhouse’s Facebook page as a Premiere video.

Additional Stages Online support is brought to you by the following sponsors.
Thank you!

George A. Ohl, Jr. Trust
Fund for the New Jersey Blind