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East Lynne Theater Company Presents ‘O. Henry’s Christmas Tales’

“One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That’s all, and tomorrow is Christmas,” sighed Della in “The Gift of the Magi,” just one of the O. Henry stories adapted and performed by Gayle Stahlhuth, who brings to life 30-plus characters in her memorized, unique tour-de-force storytelling style.

For seven times only, the Equity-professional East Lynne Theater Company will present “O. Henry’s... Read More

“Mama Mia!” The Musical Comes to Wildwood Catholic High School

“Mama Mia!” the musical, which dominated Broadway for 20+ years and toured the country afterward, will appear at Wildwood Catholic High School as this year’s tour de force musical in November. This is the first year the production is open to high school production. Directed by Lisa DiBruno, the show will be interactive. The audience can participate in the singing during the play. She is... Read More

Cape May Stage Puts a Twist on a Holiday Classic with ‘An Actor’s Carol’

Providing a fresh take on Dickens’s timeless “A Christmas Carol” is Charles Evered’s “An Actor’s Carol.” It tells the tale Hugh Pendleton, an actor drained of artistic passion or love for the theatre after having played the character of Scrooge one too many times. Pendleton encounters three ghosts of his own. A cast of four plays 17 characters in this hilarious new look at a classic that... Read More

East Lynne Theater Company Presents ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band’

Step back in time on Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 2-3 at 8 p.m. when the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company presents Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band” in the style of a radio broadcast, complete with live sound effects and commercials, just like the Sherlock Holmes’ radio series on NBC that premiered in 1930.

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East Lynne Theater Company Presents ‘Poe’ and ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ in time for Halloween

East Lynne Theater Company presents two events in time for Halloween: “Poe by Candlelight” on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., and the silent thriller “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” accompanied by Wayne Zimmerman on the organ, on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m., both at the First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St. in Cape May.

This year, aside from reading stories by the master of the macabre for... Read More

CASA Comes to Cape May Stage

Jennifer Valentine, Director of Program Services for Court Appointed Special Advocates, will attend the world premiere of Cape May Stage’s “The Shuck” by Cape May County native Shawn Fisher, directed by award-winning director Roy Steinberg, on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Cape May Stage will donate one dollar from every ticket sold at this performance to CASA.

Ms. Valentine will lead... Read More

‘Silent Sky’ is Heavenly

There are only two more weeks to see why audiences, coming from 20 different states, are calling “Silent Sky” heavenly, uplifting, funny and touching.

Dottie Knapp in her review for “Exit Zero” wrote, “The play is filled with humor and love… When the characters appear, you’ll find stars both in the abstract and in the flesh. And at the end, you’ll bask in the universe. The play becomes... Read More

Cape May Stage Continues Season into Fall with ‘The Shuck’

Ushering in the fall season is the world premiere of “The Shuck” by Cape May native Shawn Fisher, providing a gritty look inside the life of Constance, an oyster boat captain who is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke them apart so many years ago.

Making her debut at Cape May Stage is Kim Zimmer playing Constance, a rugged and unkempt oyster boat captain... Read More

East Lynne Theater Company Presents the NJ Premiere of ‘Silent Sky’

In 1912, astronomer Henrietta Leavitt provided the key to determining the size of the cosmos, which was a valuable stepping stone for others to be able to measure the distance of stars and galaxies. As a working woman, she balanced her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love. Like many women, she was looking for her place in the universe.

East Lynne... Read More

Cape May Stage Continues Season with World Premiere of ‘The Shuck’

As the end of summer approaches, Cape May Stage is pleased to announce “The Shuck” by Shawn Fisher opens Sept. 19. This world premiere by a Cape May native provides a gritty look inside the life of Constance, an oyster boat captain who is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke them apart so many years ago.

Making her debut at Cape May Stage is Kim Zimmer... Read More