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March 9 - 17, 2024

“Check Please” follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn't get any worse -- until they do. (Play)

March 17 & 18, 2024

Playhouse 22 will be holding auditions for "Memphis" - a musical by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan. 

Mainstage Series

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October 13 - 29, 2023

Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all: an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play... well, everyone else ... bullies, mobsters, old ladies and stiletto-wearing back up singers.  With book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan, the show also features the most memorable and unbelievable duet you'll ever see on any stage. (Musical) FOR MATURE AUDIENCES

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February 9 - 25, 2024

She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she finds herself catapulted into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was her sister’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all. (Play)

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April 12 - 28, 2024

Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. Along with her anxious and eager assistant, Annelle, Truvy styles the hair of many of the women about town: wealthy widow and former first lady of Chinquapin, Clairee Belcher, local curmudgeon Ouiser Boudreaux ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years”), intelligent and compassionate career woman M’Lynn, and her daughter Shelby, the prettiest girl in town. (Play)

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June 7 - 23, 2024

From the underground dance clubs of 1950’s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves– filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical and two 2015 Olivier Awards.(Musical)

"On the Edge" Black Box Series

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November 11 - 19, 2023

Two extraordinary women square off in a high-stakes academic debate over race, reputation and who gets the final word on American history is written. (Play)

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January 6 - 14, 2024

“Eleemosynary” probes into the delicate relationship of three singular women: a strong-willed eccentric grandmother; her brilliant daughter, who has fled the stifling domination of her mother; and her granddaughter -- a child of exceptional intellect. (Play)

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March 9 - 17, 2024

“Check Please” follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn't get any worse -- until they do. (Play)

Special Events

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September 17, 2023

Playhouse 22 welcomes the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre for an afternoon of Flamenco, Mexican and Tap Dancing with live Flamenco music. 

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January 29, 2023

Our next playreading will be PEOPLE WHO NEED PEOPLE, by New Jersey playwright Jon Heron. Featuring Michelle Greenspan, Ana Kalet, Mark Kalet, Stephanie Long, Jackie Master, Peter Reimann & Richard Siegel

Free Event! 

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December 8 - 17, 2023

Charles Dickens' immortal classic returns to the Playhouse 22 stage featuring Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, three unforgettable spirits and a boy named Tiny Tim. (PLAY)

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January 21, 2024 - SOLD OUT

East Brunswick Symphony Orchestra's Premiere Performance!

Featuring Overtures and Famous Themes, a mixture of classical works and pops tunes. Conducted by Nate White, the EBSO will present classics such as Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Broadway favorites like West Side Story, as well as the unmistakable movie magic of the great John Williams.

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March 23, 2024

Parlor style magic show in the vein of Chamber Magic shows from Edwardian times….intimate….interactive….powerful close-up magic with cards, coins, and sleight-of-hand with everyday objects!

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