Thursday, December 23, 2021


WHEN: collected now through January 21, 2022
shared across Centenary Stage Company’s social media platforms as part of the #AmericanPatchworkProject.

Centenary Stage Company and American Patchwork Quartet are collecting heritage stories for the #AmericanPatchworkProject. 

This project will culminate with A Conversation with American Patchwork Quartet on January 22 at 3:00 pm with the American Patchwork Quartet sharing stories about their own heritage, their music, and their mission. 

For more information about how to share a story, go to and to make a reservation call Centenary Stage Company’s box office at (908) 979-0900.

There are no requirements as to what a heritage story is in order for it to be submitted. 

The story can be anything: 
  • an immigration story or that of parents / grandparents
  • a simple tracing of ancestral roots
  • a specific moment, experience, or story passed down or perhaps even a continued tradition that is part of an inherited sense of family identity. 

There are two (2) formats for submitting a heritage story
  • The first is a video submission of the story being told. Centenary Stage Company will have a station set up to record stories in the Lackland Center between 1:00 and 5:00 pm on January 5, 12, and 19, 2022 to help anyone who would like to record their heritage story.
  • The second is a written submission. Written stories can be submitted digitally or dropped off at the Centenary Stage Company box office between 1:00 and 5:00 pm starting January 3, 2022

To submit a heritage story digitally, visit This link goes directly to the #AmericanPatchworkProject Google form to which files can be directly added. This form will accept document, pdf, image, video, and audio files. Through this form, up to five (5) individual files for a total of 1GB can be uploaded. Alternatively, submissions may also be sent directly to the associated e-mail address which is

For more information, to make a reservation for A Conversation with American Patchwork Quartet and to purchase tickets to see American Patchwork Quartet visit or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The Centenary Stage Company box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 PM and two hours prior to all performances Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram. Like and follow to receive the latest in CSC news and special offers.

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The 2021-22 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, the John and Margaret Post Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.