Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Live Entertainment Venues

1. CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY @ The Lackland Performing Arts Center 

http://www.centenarystageco.org/ 

LOCATION: 715 Grand Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
PHONE: 908-979-0900

Centenary Stage Company produces full-scale productions with its mainstage Equity Company and with the Young Performers Workshop, as well as offering concerts and special events in the new state-of-the-art Lackland Center featuring a 485-seat theatre and a 120-seat Black Box space for smaller productions.

2. DuBOIS THEATRE @ Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the ArtsBlair Academy

https://www.blair.edu/

LOCATION: 2 Park Place, Blairstown NJ, 07825
PHONE: 908-362-6126

Blair’s lively arts scene features student concerts and theatrical productions, professional art exhibits in the Romano Gallery, annual Bartow Series performances and workshops, and more. Our community celebrates the arts, and we encourage everyone to experience and participate in our many on-campus arts events.

3. HOPEWELL THEATER

https://hopewelltheater.com/

LOCATION: 5 S. Greenwood Ave, Hopewell, NJ 08525
PHONE: 609-466-1964

The Hopewell Theater is a 180-seat theater featuring independent films, live music, comedy and performances. With flexible seating options, from intimate banquette table seating to traditional fixed theater seats and a balcony.

4. NEWTON THEATRE “The Newt”

skypac.org

LOCATION: 234 Spring Street, Newton NJ, 07860
PHONE: 973-940-NEWT (6398)

The Newton Theatre is a beautifully restored 600-seat performing arts center in the heart of Sussex County, presenting diverse programming, including world-renowned music acts, comedians, family shows and much more, in an intimate setting.  Iconic performers such as Judy Collins, Lyle Lovett, Kansas, Arlo Guthrie, Jon Anderson, and The Glenn Miller Orchestra have all graced the stage.

5. PAX AMICUS CASTLE THEATRE

http://www.paxamicus.com/about.htm 

LOCATION: 23 Lake Shore RoadBud Lake, NJ 07828
PHONE: 973-691-2100

Pax Amicus is a first-rate community theatre specializing in contemporary comedies, dramas, and musicals for the public with cast-calls open to all adults over the age of 16.

6. ROY’S HALL

https://royshall.org

LOCATION: 30 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825
PHONE: 908-362-1399

Roy’s Hall is a forum for artists who best exemplify world traditions, reflect contemporary trends and explore artistic frontiers, and by nurturing the artistic and cultural life of its own community in and around the Skylands region of New Jersey.

7. RUTHERFURD HALL

https://rutherfurdhall.org/event/spring-arts-festival/

LOCATION: 1686 Country Road 517Hackettstown, NJ 0784
PHONE: 908-280-3654

Rutherfurd Hall is a cultural center and museum owned and managed by the Allamuchy Township Board of Education. For ten years it has provided educational and enrichment programs to the public. Information regarding Rutherfurd Hall consort series and theatrical performances please see our calendar.

8. SHAWNEE PLAYHOUSE

https://www.shawneeplayhouse.org

LOCATION: 552 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA, 18356
PHONE: 570-421-5093

The Shawnee Players, consisting mainly of local actors and actresses, performed here to enthusiastic audiences from 1904 to World War II.  In 1943, Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians began to broadcast their famous radio programs from the Hall.

9. THE SHERMAN THEATER

https://shermantheater.com/

LOCATION: 524 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA, 18360
PHONE: 570-420-2808

The Sherman Theater first debuted on January 7th, 1929; exposing the Stroudsburg area to newfound cultural beginnings on opening night with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Through the decades, the theater became the central point of the community. The Sherman Theater is proud to have served our community by featuring demanded artists, assisting in the betterment of the community, and always having our doors open for the public!

10. THE STANHOPE HOUSE

https://stanhopehousenj.com/

LOCATION: 45 Main St, Stanhope, NJ, 07874
PHONE: 973-347-7777

The Stanhope House is a small venue located in a quiet New Jersey town. In the past, it focused on blues music, but now shows range from rap to pop punk and folk. Be sure to check out the beer garden during the warmer months!

Yelens Choban
MB Journe, Contributing Writer
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