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RED BANK: MA RAINEY’S COMING TO TOWN
RED BANK: Stage and screen veteran Arnetia Walker talks to redbankgreen about her title role in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, the August Wilson play that opens a new season at Two River Theater.
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RED BANK: MA RAINEY’S BLOCK PARTY @TRTC
RED BANK: Two River Theater sounds a keynote for their upcoming season, with a free-admission Taste of the Blues Block Party on Friday evening featuring live tunes and a chance to meet the cast of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM.
RED BANK: FAMILIAR FACES RETURN TO TRTC
New roles for familiar faces, new stagings of beloved classics...and the world premiere of a play set in Red Bank, NJ...all on the just-announced 2016-2017 schedule from Two River Theater Company.
A familiar face on the Two River Theater stage, Brandon J. Dirden returns as a first-time director, with a production of August Wilson’s SEVEN GUITARS that opens the new TwoContinue reading "RED BANK: DIRDEN ROLLS A LUCKY ‘SEVEN’"
RED BANK: FILM, FOOD, FORTUNE AND FIRSTIES
The documentary feature AUGUST WILSON: THE GROUND ON WHICH I STAND receives a free public-welcome screening on August 19 at Two River Theater. The 7:30 pm event is just partContinue reading "RED BANK: FILM, FOOD, FORTUNE AND FIRSTIES"
RED BANK: TWO RIVER INTROS NEW SEASON
Returning Broadway veterans Brandon J. Dirden and Jessica Stone — plus rookie playwright Robert Rechnitz, pictured with wife and fellow Two River Theater Company founder Joan — are among theContinue reading "RED BANK: TWO RIVER INTROS NEW SEASON"
RED BANK: ‘BLUES’ ONE MORE TIME, AT TRTC
Charles Weldon (left) counsels Brandon J. Dirden in YOUR BLUES AIN’T SWEET LIKE MINE, entering the final weekend of its world premiere run at Two River Theater. (Photos by MichalContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘BLUES’ ONE MORE TIME, AT TRTC"
RED BANK: DOG DAY DIVERSIONS @TWORIVER
The musical act Early Elton — featuring members of the Asbury Jukes and the Fab Faux — brings its tribute to Elton John and Bernie Taupin to Two River TheaterContinue reading "RED BANK: DOG DAY DIVERSIONS @TWORIVER"
A SHAKING, BOUNCING, OOH-LA-LA WEEKEND
Grace and the Nocturnals bring a bit of ooh-la-la to the Basie tonight. Bar Bounce bops into Red Bank for Hurricane Sandy relief Saturday. (Click to enlarge) Friday, February 22Continue reading "A SHAKING, BOUNCING, OOH-LA-LA WEEKEND"
WEEKEND: BIG BAND, ‘TWO TRAINS’ & ART
Thomas Lauderdale, who appears with his band, Pink Martini, at the Count Basie tonight, discusses his music. Below, Owiso Odera and Roslyn Ruff in ‘Two Trains Running,’ at the TwoContinue reading "WEEKEND: BIG BAND, ‘TWO TRAINS’ & ART"
RED BANK: TRTC ON TRACK WITH ‘TWO TRAINS’
The cast and set of AUGUST WILSON’S TWO TRAINS RUNNING, now onstage at Two River Theater. Below, actor Chuck Cooper. (Photos by Michal Daniel) By TOM CHESEK In an interviewContinue reading "RED BANK: TRTC ON TRACK WITH ‘TWO TRAINS’"
BROTHERS FIND THE LADY, AT TRTC’S ‘TOPDOG’
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks directs her own Pulitzer Prize winning play TOPDOG/ UNDERDOG — starring a pair of brothers as a pair of brothers — when Two River Theater Company opensContinue reading "BROTHERS FIND THE LADY, AT TRTC’S ‘TOPDOG’"
TRTC: ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH
A slew of classic characters from the pens of Shakespeare, Coward and Wilson and more will tread the boards of the Red Bank stage this season.  (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "TRTC: ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH"
‘JITNEY’ ACTORS TO VISIT RED BANK LIBRARY
Actress Roslyn Ruff, below, with fans after Saturday’s opening-night performance of August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ at the Two River Theater. Two cast members of the play, which trains a lens onContinue reading "‘JITNEY’ ACTORS TO VISIT RED BANK LIBRARY"
A ‘JITNEY’ TO THE BIG TIME FOR TRTC
Ruben Santiago-Hudson announces JITNEY at the Two River Theater last spring, as Greg Brown and Rona Figueroa (of TRTC’s production of JACQUES BREL) look on. (Click to enlarge) By TOMContinue reading "A ‘JITNEY’ TO THE BIG TIME FOR TRTC"
TRTC’s NEXT SEASON: 8 SHOWS, NO WAITING
Artistic director John Dias, below, and the Two River Theater announced the lineup of shows for the 2011-’12 season Monday night. (Click to enlarge) By TOM CHESEK The onstage ensembleContinue reading "TRTC’s NEXT SEASON: 8 SHOWS, NO WAITING"
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COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.