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MIDDLETOWN: The Stone Church Players tackle Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' in an abridged version.
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RED BANK: MAKING ‘MERRY’ IN MARCH
RED BANK: Three's company as a trio of busy actors keeps Shakespeare's 'Merry Wives of Windsor' hopping at Two River Theater.
RED BANK: TWO WAYS TO MAKE ‘MERRY’
RED BANK: Two River Theater offers two different takes on Shakespeare's 'Merry Wives of Windsor,' beginning with a Saturday night preview.
RED BANK: BRUSH UP YOUR SHAKESPEARE
RED BANK: Two River Theater invites the public to an Open Rehearsal of an economical Shakespeare comedy, tonight on Bridge Avenue.
LINCROFT: TAKING ‘MEASURE’ OF SHAKESPEARE
LINCROFT: Shakespeare on the Lawn returns to Brookdale Community College with a two-week engagement of the Bard's "Measure for Measure."
RED BANK: A BARD AT THE END OF THE WORLD
William Shakespeare's PERICLES sets sail in previews this weekend at Two River Theater, in an all-new production infused with the songs and original music of Grammy winning singer, actor, composer and musician Rinde Eckert.
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.
LINCROFT: BARD BIRTHDAY BASH AT BCC
The public is invited to dress as their fave Shakespeare character and read from the Bard's works, when the Brookdale PAC hosts the sixth annual Shakespeare Read-A-Thon on April 21.
Press release from English Speaking Union of Monmouth County On March 1, some 35 high school English and Drama teachers from Monmouth, Ocean, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset counties will congregateContinue reading "RED BANK: SPEAKING OF SHAKESPEARE"
LINCROFT: A BLOODY GOOD BIT OF BARD
The annual Shakespeare on the Lawn (represented here by last year’s production of  WINTER’S TALE) returns to Brookdale Community College this Thursday with the tragical history tour that is TITUSContinue reading "LINCROFT: A BLOODY GOOD BIT OF BARD"
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"
M’TOWN: HIGH SCHOOLERS ‘SPEAK THE SPEECH’
Press release from English-Speaking Union of Monmouth County On February 28, a dozen high school students each took the stage of the Middletown Arts Center and, without scenery, costumes orContinue reading "M’TOWN: HIGH SCHOOLERS ‘SPEAK THE SPEECH’"
LITTLE SILVER: MUCH MORE ADO, AT RBR
Benedick (Patrick Monaghan, Little Silver) kneels before his Beatrice (Katherine Kennedy, Avon), as the Red Bank Regional VPA drama majors rehearse their lead roles in the school production of Shakespeare’sContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: MUCH MORE ADO, AT RBR"
NAVESINK: BRIT FARCE, SCOTTISH PLAY
The venerable venues of the Navesink Arts Center (long ago, the original Middletown Library) and the “Old Stone Church” at All Saints are the scene for a new season ofContinue reading "NAVESINK: BRIT FARCE, SCOTTISH PLAY"
LINCROFT: WINTER WONDERLAND AT BCC
The Summer Shakespeare Ensemble returns for its annual plein-air production at Brookdale Community College, as A WINTER’S TALE continues for four more evening performances, July 17 – 20. Is itContinue reading "LINCROFT: WINTER WONDERLAND AT BCC"
LITTLE SILVER, M’TOWN: LIBRARY LEGENDS
LEGENDARY LOCALS OF RED BANK author Eileen Moon visits the Little Silver Library on Monday evening…while Next Stage Ensemble brings a little Shakespeare to the Middletown Township biblio. There’s theContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER, M’TOWN: LIBRARY LEGENDS"
Olivia Mullen ducked into a Red Bank store to get out of the wind so she could recite a bit of the Bard for redbankgreen earlier this week. By DANIELLEContinue reading "RBC STUDENT DOTH GIVE GOOD REPORT"
BALDWIN & PAL: UNPLUGGED AND ELECTRIC
Alec Baldwin and Michael Cumpsty (right) join Two River Theater artistic director John Dias (left) for an “unscripted and unrehearsed” UNPLUGGED fundraiser at the Bridge Avenue artspace Monday night. ByContinue reading "BALDWIN & PAL: UNPLUGGED AND ELECTRIC"
A MERRY WAR ABOUT ‘NOTHING,’ AT TRTC
Tony-nominated director Sam Buntrock, left, and Obie winning actor Michael Cumpsty bring Shakespeare’s comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to the Red Bank stage beginning this weekend at Two River Theater.Continue reading "A MERRY WAR ABOUT ‘NOTHING,’ AT TRTC"
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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.
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 ...