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"Gloria: A Life" Headlines Emily Mann’s Last Season at the McCarter

Emily Mann is a triple threat: an award-winning playwright known for her “theater of testimony,” a sought-after director, and the artistic director of one of America’s preeminent regional theaters, the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton. In this special edition of the Jersey Arts Podcast, producer Susan Wallner talks with Mann about her career, her future projects, and her final season, which begins with her play “Gloria: A Life” starring Mary McDonnell.

Discovering William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Outdoor Stage

Hear from the director and cast of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's production of “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged).” This irreverent and hilarious tribute to the Bard, featuring many of Shakespeare's beloved characters colliding, runs through August 4 at the outdoor Greek Theatre in Morris Township.

A Trip to the 'Heartland' at Luna Stage

“One of the interesting things about the play to me is that it’s about discovering that somebody you love made a choice that you don’t agree with,” says director Ari Laura Kreith. “How do you come to terms with that? How do you navigate that?” Having its regional premiere at Luna Stage April 4-28, “Heartland” explores the uncertain terrain of love, moral responsibility and what it truly means to care for one another.

"Band on the Run" at Matheny

Video games, music and pizza form the cultural undercurrent of Band on the Run, a new play by Chris Saglimbene featured in this year’s Stages Festival. Playwright, actor, artist, vlogger and gamer, Saglimbene has cerebral palsy but, as he says, “it doesn’t have him.”