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RED BANK: TRTC REGRETS CASTING CHOICES
RED BANK: Two River Theater issues apology for failing to cast "more artists of color" in a star-studded reading of 'On Borrowed Time' slated for next week.
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RED BANK: ‘WINTER’ OF OUR DYSFUNCTION
RED BANK: Tony nominees Michael Cumpsty and Dee Hoty head up a competitive royal clan whose weapons are honed for the holidays, as THE LION IN WINTER takes the stage of Two River Theater this weekend.
RED BANK: GRANT $, GALA FOR TWO RIVER
RED BANK: Two River Theater announces a set of major grants and awards, along with a fun Halloween fundraiser on October 22.
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: WEEK TO REMEMBER MAMA @TRT
RED BANK: The season-closing production of "I Remember Mama" enters its final week at Two River Theater.
RED BANK: HERE’S THE BALDWIN- KLINE THING
RED BANK: Alec Baldwin makes a Two River Theater return, joined by Kevin Kline for a Monday night recording of his podcast "Here's the Thing."
RED BANK: THE ‘WILD THINGS’ ARE US
RED BANK: Two River Theater is WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE this Thursday through Sunday, when the all-ages audience gets into the act in a big way.
RED BANK: REINVENTING MAMA, AT TWO RIVER
RED BANK: Going up in previews this weekend at Two River Theater, a reimagined "I Remember Mama."
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.
Director Jessica Stone joins actors Michael Urie and Christopher Fitzgerald in a promotional video for ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,’ the musical comedy opening at theContinue reading "A ‘FUNNY THING’ ON THE WAY TO RED BANK"
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: ‘SQUIPS’ STAY AFTER SCHOOL
A preview of BE MORE CHILL, now in an extended furn at the Two River Theater. By TOM CHESEK The academic year may be ending right about nowfor most highContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘SQUIPS’ STAY AFTER SCHOOL"
RED BANK: TRTC TAKES A ‘CHILL’ PILL
Joe Iconis and Will Connolly offered a taste of ‘Be More Chill’ at TEDx Navesink in April. The musical opens at the Two River Theater next week. While tickets haveContinue reading "RED BANK: TRTC TAKES A ‘CHILL’ PILL"
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"
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: A BARD OF EDUCATION, AT TRTC
A cast and crew of teens from local schools rehearse A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, the annual “Little Shakespeare” production  that presents four public performances this weekend. (Photos courtesy of TwoContinue reading "RED BANK: A BARD OF EDUCATION, AT TRTC"
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"
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
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.