Tuesday, September 8, 2020

STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY ANNOUNCES BROADWAY ONLINE TRIVIA NIGHT

BROADWAY ONLINE TRIVIA NIGHT WITH KATHRYN BOSWELL 

WHEN: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 7pm EDT
WHERE
hosted on Zoom on each participant’s desktop computer and played on the smartphone-based trivia game APP called Kahoot. Closed Captioning for this event can be made available by request by emailing info@stnj.org by September 11. 
TICKETS
A minimum donation of $5 allows patrons to participate in the trivia challenge. 
To sign up for Trivia Night, go to STNJ.org/Trivia.  

State Theatre New Jersey announces Broadway Online Trivia Night, hosted by actress Kathryn Boswell. Proceeds raised support State Theatre’s Community Engagement programs. 

Broadway Online Trivia Night will be hosted by actress Kathryn Boswell, who performed the role of Cynthia Weil in the national tour of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical at the State Theatre in 2019. The Broadway-themed trivia will be composed of 50 multiple choice questions covering everything from classic musicals like The Music Man and Fiddler on the Roof to composers and stars like Stephen Sondheim and Bernadette Peters, to newer musicals like Hamilton and Mean Girls

The first-place winner gets bragging rights as well as a $150 State Theatre gift certificate and a State Theatre swag bag and the second-place winner gets a State Theatre swag bag. 

About Kathryn Boswell  

Kathryn Boswell’s Broadway credits include Anastasia and Gigi. She recently performed the role of Cynthia Weil in the national tour of BeautifulThe Carole King Musical. Boswell’s TV and film credits include Bluebloods (CBS), Tales of the City (Netflix), High Maintenance (HBO), and The Hating Game (BCDF Pictures). Regional credits include Aida (Amneris, PCLO), Follies (Young Phyllis, Repertory Theatre St. Louis), Les Misérables (Cosette, MTW), Gigi (Kennedy Center). Boswell is a member of AEA, SAG, and AFTRA.  

About State Theatre’s Online Trivia Nights  

State Theatre’s ongoing online Trivia series began in August 2020 with a popular, sold-out 2000s-themed trivia hosted by drag queen, comedian, and singer Pissi Myles. Online Trivia Nights benefit State Theatre’s Community Engagement Programs and are a great way to get friends and family together virtually for a game and a good time. Trivia Nights will be added throughout the season. For more information on State Theatre’s Online Trivia Nights please visit STNJ.org/TriviaNights 

About State Theatre New Jersey 

State Theatre was built in 1921 as a silent film and vaudeville palace. Recognizing the historic significance of the theater, PBS honored State Theatre New Jersey by featuring it in its documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, in the fall of 2018. “Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey” can be streamed at STNJ.org/History. Today, State Theatre is the largest performing arts center in Central New Jersey and has welcomed over 5.9 million people through its doors since reopening as a non-profit performing arts center in 1988. State Theatre New Jersey is a cornerstone of the cultural vitality of Middlesex County, and averages a total economic impact on New Brunswick and the surrounding area of more than $18 million a year. The mainstage programs have featured high-caliber artists such as Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Kevin Hart, Ringo Starr, Melissa Etheridge, John Leguizamo, Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Program offerings include Broadway, orchestra, family, dance, comedy, rock/pop, jazz, Performances for Schools, and Sensory-Friendly Performances.   

State Theatre New Jersey’s programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.