Past Events - 2011-2012 Season

Light Up The Sky

Sept. 30-Oct. 16, 2011

Gathered in a hotel room, a group of NY theatre folk go through their paces with tremendous gusto and temperament as the play moves from hit to flop to "who knows what" in Moss Hart's classic comedy.

Black Box Festival #1 of 3
The RADIOTHEATRE production of HG Wells
The Time Machine

Nov. 3-6, 2011

"Blast off" with the Drama Desk nominated Radiotheatre and their new live stage version of the most influential science fiction story of all time… H.G.Wells’ The Time Machine! Complete with a great cast of storytellers, an elaborate soundscape, and an original orchestral score!

Black Box Festival #2 of 3
Parallel Exit performing
Exit Stage Left

Nov. 10-13, 2011

Parallel Exit blends theatre, dance, and music into works of physical theatre that transcend age, language, and cultural barriers. "Their clever and genuinely funny work draws inspiration from such great dancers as Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin." - The New Yorker "Reminds us that physical comedy can actually be, well, comic." - The Village Voice. Exit Stage Left shows work from a variety of Parallel Exit Productions.


Black Box Festival #3 of 3
Anthony Zerbe performing
It's All Done with Mirrors

Nov. 17-20, 2011

Anthony Zerbe is an American stage, film and Emmy-winning television actor. Notable film roles include the post-apocalyptic cult leader Matthias in The Omega Man, a 1971 film adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel, I Am Legend; Milton Krest in the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill"; and Rosie in The Turning Point. He has starred in two TV series, appeared in over 30 films and numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. In It's All Done With Mirrors ...damn everything but the circus, poet e.e. cummings captured the beauty of the natural world while skewering the perversity of the human one. Anthony creates an uncommon, intimate evening of theatre moving through a parade of characters, accents, and dazzling word play.

A Christmas Carol, The Musical

Nov. 25-Dec. 11, 2011
Music By Alan Mencken
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent

Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol, comes to life as a musical extravaganza on the Centenary Stage this holiday season, running Nov 25 through Dec 11 in the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center in Hackettstown.


The Ladies Man

Feb. 17-Mar. 4, 2012

Set in the golden age of Paris, the action of the play evolves around a charming doctor and the madness that ensues after he tells "one, tiny, little, hardly noticeable lie" to cover an innocent but embarrassing indiscretion. Soon pandemonium breaks out, and no one is left unscathed as the plot unravels and mistaken identities and unexpected connections run rampant.


The Unfortunates

April 13-29, 2012
Susan Glaspell Award Winner
By Aoise Stratford

An inside glimpse into to the streets of 19th century London, when Jack the Ripper prowled the night is the stuff of Aoise Stratford's new play The Unfortunates, when a "working girl" enters a tavern on a cold April night to escape the dangerous streets of the Whitechapel section of London.

Music and Dance Events - 2010-11 Season:

    Cocktails with Larry Miller
    Sat. Sept. 17, 2011 / 8pm
    A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
    Sat. Oct. 22, 2011 / 8pm

    The NJ Ballet
    Sat. Oct. 29, 2011 / 8pm

    The Prodigals
    Sat. Feb. 4, 2012 / 8pm

    Tommy Tune and the Manhattan Rhythm Kings
    Sat. Mar. 24, 2012        Two Shows:  2pm / 8pm
    Lustig Dance Theatre
    Sat. Mar. 29, 2012 /    7:30pm
    Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
    Sat. Mar. 31, 2012 / 8pm
    Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company

    Sat. Apr. 1, 2012 / 4pm