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JAGGED LITTLE PILL // ACROSS THE RIVER

In 1995, the tender, introspective jams that comprise Alanis Morissette’s iconic album Jagged Little Pill had Elizabeth Stanley belting them out in her car as any angsty adolescent. Twenty-four years later, she is the lead actress of the poignant, incendiary new Broadway musical bearing the name of the Grammy winning album. Onstage, she finds herself channeling the woes of adulthood ... Read More »

NEW JERSEY’S OWN BROADWAY POWER PRODUCER // WENDY FEDERMAN

Bergen County native offers an insider’s look behind the scenes on the Great White Way As the recipient of nine Tonys and eight Drama Desk Awards throughout her career, Wendy Federman knows a thing or two about Broadway. In 2018 and 2019 alone, her co-productions have garnered 74 awards—including 14 Tonys—with “Hadestown” taking the title for Best Musical and a ... Read More »

HUGH JACKMAN AT PRUDENTIAL CENTER // DINNER AND A SHOW

Hugh Jackman Kicks Off Prudential Center’s Stellar Fall Lineup Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman will bring the hit concert tour “The Man. The Music. The Show.” to the Prudential Center {25 Lafayette Street, Newark; 973.757.6625; prucenter.com} on Sunday, October 6. See the hilarious and highly talented Australian actor, also known for his film roles in “X-Men,” “Van ... Read More »

ACROSS THE RIVER – BEETLEJUICE ON BROADWAY

Shines a Spotlight on ‘Strange and Unusual’ Lydia Deetz. Sophia Anne Caruso again shows she’s ‘not the girl next door’ in uproarious adaptation. Countless angst-y teenage girls felt a deep kinship with young goth goddess Winona Ryder in her portrayal of Lydia Deetz in Tim Burton’s 1988 movie “Beetlejuice.” The cult classic’s stage adaptation—under the direction of Alex Timbers—will undoubtedly ... Read More »

THE BARRYMORE FILM CENTER

Barrymore Film Center Preview

Devotees of the silver screen unite! Long before Hollywood became home to the glitz and glamour of today’s more than $40 billion film industry, it was a buried treasure in the borough of Fort Lee. That’s right, Hollywood had its first home right in this small town abutting the world’s busiest bridge at the turn of the the 20th Century. ... Read More »

Dinner and a Show: “Feherty Off Tour!”

David Feherty at BergenPac - April 2, 2019

He’s the fun-loving professional golfer turned on-course analyst for national television who many may recognize by his signature Irish accent, quick-wit and outrageous antics (fellow pro golfer John Daly once successfully hit a golf ball from his mouth!) On Tuesday, April 2, David Feherty will bring his one-man show, “Feherty Off Tour!” to the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood ... Read More »

ACROSS THE RIVER: My Fair Lady

Tony-nominated leading man crosses pond to breathe new life into classic as Henry Higgins Known for his roles on “Downton Abbey” and “The Crown,” among others, London native Harry Hadden-Paton has taken the American stage by storm with his Broadway debut as Henry Higgins in an updated adaptation of Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” at Lincoln Center Theater. Hadden-Paton ... Read More »

The Music of Cream

BergenPAC - Music of Cream - DiningOut NJ Winter 2018

Fifty years ago, psychedelic rock trio Cream captivated audiences with their mesmerizing melodies and imaginative lyrics. Today, their kin, The Music of Cream, pays homage to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers by covering their blazing hits from years past. The tribute band went on a world tour this past fall, performing Cream’s most iconic songs. On October 16, ... Read More »

Food Culture: Spain

Food Culture: Spain - Dining Out NJ Winter 2018

Spain brought new ingredients to the native populations of the Americas. In turn, Spain brought back ingredients from the Americas and incorporated them into their own cuisine. The arrival of the Spanish in America in 1492 initiated the export of potatoes, corn, bell and chili peppers, paprika, vanilla, and chocolate. Many traditional dishes such as tortilla de Patatai (omelette with ... Read More »

Food Culture: Japan

Food Culture Japan - Fall 2018

From sizzling skewers of yakitori to exotic sushi platters, it comes as no surprise that Japanese cuisine has found its way into the hearts of American diners. The cuisine has encapsulated crowds looking for an evening filled with amazing food and a side of cultural ambiance. Take a closer look at some of the most popular Japanese dishes served right ... Read More »

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