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RED BANK: TWO RIVER INTROS NEW SEASON
RED BANK: Wilde and Wilder, Lughnasa and Luna C, as Two River Theater unveils its 2017-2018 slate of shows.
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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.
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: ‘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"
Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, former Asbury Park Mayor Ed Johnson and actor-director-playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson take part in an April 26 panel discussion on Creating Social Change, an eventContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘BLUES’ WITH SOMETHING EXTRA"
RED BANK: ‘BLUES’ WITH SOMETHING EXTRA
Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, former Asbury Park Mayor Ed Johnson, and actor-director-playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson take part in an April 26 panel discussion on Creating Social Change, an eventContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘BLUES’ WITH SOMETHING EXTRA"
‘BLUES’ ON RED BANK’S UPPER WEST SIDE
Actor Brandon J. Dirden returns to Red Bank as star of YOUR BLUES AIN’T SWEET LIKE MINE, the drama by Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson that begins its world premiere engagementContinue reading "‘BLUES’ ON RED BANK’S UPPER WEST SIDE"
RED BANK: THE PLAYWRIGHT’S THE THING
Two River Theater welcomes five playwrights to the stage — including, from left, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Tony Meneses and Madeleine George — to discuss what it takes to bring a scriptContinue reading "RED BANK: THE PLAYWRIGHT’S THE THING"
RED BANK: PACKING UP THE ‘GUEST ROOM’
Charles Socarides and Socorro Santiago are transfixed by the world of their favorite telenovela in GUADALUPE IN THE GUEST ROOM. (Photo by T.C. Erickson) By TOM CHESEK “We’re just aContinue reading "RED BANK: PACKING UP THE ‘GUEST ROOM’"
TRTC NAMES SEASON OF PREMIERES, CLASSICS
Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, FRASIER creator David Lee, and Jessica Stone are among the star-quality directors working with Two River Theater Company in the just-announced 2014-2015 season. “Didn’t we justContinue reading "TRTC NAMES SEASON OF PREMIERES, CLASSICS"
WEEKEND: ALL YOUR EGGS, MANY BASKETS
It’s opening weekend for the Two River Theater Company production of TROUBLE IN MIND, above. Below, the kids from Rockit! polish Janis Joplin’s PEARL as part of the annual BrookdaleContinue reading "WEEKEND: ALL YOUR EGGS, MANY BASKETS"
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’"
AN EXTENDED RIDE FOR TRTC’s ‘JITNEY’
Tony winner Chuck Cooper (right) appears with J. Bernard Calloway in the Two River Theater Company production of JITNEY — and sticks around to star in IN THIS HOUSE nextContinue reading "AN EXTENDED RIDE FOR TRTC’s ‘JITNEY’"
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"
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RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...