Thursday, 21 April 2016

Things to Do in New Jersey, April 16 Through April 24

A guide to cultural and recreational events in New Jersey. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to njtowns@nytimes.com.

Comedy

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS Keith Alberstadt. April 22 and 23. $20. Bananas Comedy Club, 283 Route 17 South. bananascomedyclub.com; 201-727-1090.

NEW BRUNSWICK Tracy Morgan. April 16 at 8 p.m. $45. State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue. 732-246-7469; statetheatrenj.org.

RED BANK Kathy Griffin. April 22 at 7:30 p.m. $39 to $129. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth Street. 732-842-9000; countbasietheatre.org.

Film

HIGHLAND PARK “Rust and Bone” (2012), directed by Jacques Audiard, starring Marion Cotillard. April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Highland Park Public Library, 31 North 5th Avenue. 732-572-2750; hpplnj.org.

RED BANK “The Revenant” (2015), directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. April 18 at 7 p.m. “Born to Be Blue” (2015), directed, produced and written by Robert Budreau. April 19 at 7 p.m. $5. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth Street. 732-842-9000; countbasietheatre.org.

For Children

SUMMIT “Daffodil Day,” baby goats, food, outdoor market, stilt band and thousands of daffodils. April 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10 to $25. Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue. reeves-reedarboretum.org; 908-273-8787.

Music and Dance

ASBURY PARK Pat DiNizio, rock. April 21 at 9 p.m. Langosta Lounge, 1000 Ocean Avenue. 732-455-3275; langostalounge.com.

ENGLEWOOD New Jersey Ballet’s “Don Quixote.” April 23 at 8 p.m. $19 to $49. New Jersey Ballet’s “Cinderella.” April 24 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. $15 to $39. Boz Scaggs, singer, songwriter and guitarist. April 27 at 8 p.m. $39 to $99. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 North Van Brunt Street. 201-227-1030; bergenpac.org.

MAHWAH Eisenhower Dance, contemporary. April 24 at 2 p.m. $20 to $35. Sharp Theater, 505 Ramapo Valley Road. ramapo.edu/berriecenter; 201-684-7844.

MONTCLAIR Garland Jeffreys. April 29 at 8 p.m. $25 to $28. Outpost in the Burbs, 67 Church Street. 973-744-6560; outpostintheburbs.org.

MONTCLAIR Huey Lewis and the News, rock. April 17 at 8 p.m. $20 to $99.50. Olivia Newton-John, singer-songwriter. April 23 at 8 p.m. $20 to $89.50. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour Street. thewellmonttheater.com; 973-783-9500.

MORRISTOWN Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, presents “Scot Joplin and the Kings of Ragtime..” April 16 at 7:30 p.m. $12 to $20. Morristown United Methodist Church, 50 South Park Place. morristownumc.org; 973-538-2132.

NEW BRUNSWICK Rutgers Mingus Band, featuring selections from “Me, Myself, an Eye” with tenor saxophonist and alum Abe Burton leading the ensemble. April 18 at 7:30 p.m. $5 to $15. Nicholas Music Center, Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George Street. 848-932-7511; www.masongross.rutgers.edu.

NEWARK Music of the Night: Norm Lewis with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. April 16 at 8 p.m. $20 to $90. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street. 888-466-5722; njpac.org.

RED BANK Esperanza Spalding presents Emily’s D+Evolution, funk and rock. April 16 at 8 p.m. $23 to $72. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth Street. countbasietheatre.org; 732-842-9000.

RIDGEWOOD Orpheus Club Men’s Chorus Spring Concert. April 17, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. $15 to $25. Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street. 201-446-5334; ridgewoodorpheusclub.org.

RINGWOOD Joo Yeon Park, pianist. April 17 at 2 p.m. Free. Ringwood Public Library, 30 Cannici Drive. 973-962-6256; ringwoodlibrary.org.

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SOUTH ORANGE James Gibbs III: Jazz in the Loft. April 17 at 7 p.m. $15. South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 Sopac Way. 973-313-2787; sopacnow.org

UNION “Cinderella,” the New Jersey Ballet. April 17 at 2 p.m. $15 and $20. Premiere Stages at Kean University, 1000 Morris Ave. 908-737-7469; keanstage.com.

WATCHUNG “The Spirit of Vaudeville,” musical variety show with Richard Stillman and Flip Peters. April 16 at 8 p.m. $16 and $20. Watchung Arts Center, 18 Stirling Road. 908-753-0190

WEST ORANGE Melanie Mitrano performs Soundprint Brazil: Bossa and Beyond. May 1 at 7 p.m. $18. Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road. 973-395-5551; lunastage.org.

Outdoors

PALMYRA Beginning birding for adults. April 16, 9 a.m. to noon. $10 with reservation. Palmyra Cove Nature Park, 1300 Route 73 North. 856-829-1900; palmyracove.org.

Spoken Word

MONTCLAIROpen Book/Open Mind Conversation: Anna Quindlen, author and journalist, discusses and signs copies of her newest novel, “Miller’s Valley,” with Elisabeth Egan, the author of “A Window Opens,” at Mount Hebron Middle School, April 28 at 7:45 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Bellevue Avenue Library, 185 Bellevue Avenue, next door to the school. Tickets: $50 and $100. Mount Hebron Middle School, 173 Bellevue Avenue. montclairlibrary.org/openbook; 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.

RED BANK Food Network’s Alton Brown. April 20 at 8 p.m. $39 to $150. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth Street. countbasietheatre.org; 732-842-9000.

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PRINCETON Emanuel Ax will perform Beethoven’s piano sonatas on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the McCarter Theater Center, 91 University Place. Tickets: $25 to $58.Information: 609-258-2787; mccarter.org. Credit Ruby Washington/The New York Times
Theater

HACKETTSTOWN Women Playwrights Series, staged reading of new works. April 20 and 27. Free. Centenary Stage Company, Lackland Performing Arts Center, 715 Grand Avenue. centenarystageco.org; 908-979-0900.

MAHWAH “Macbeth,” directed by Mary Ellen Allison. Through April 16. $5 and $15. Sharp Theater, 505 Ramapo Valley Road. 201-684-7202; ramapo.edu/berriecenter.

MAHWAH Sundog Theater presents, “Ellis Island: Gateway to a Dream.” April 26 at 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. $8. Sharp Theater, Berrie Center for the Arts, 505 Ramapo Valley Road. ramapo.edu/berriecenter; 201-684-7202.

MANASQUAN “Freedom Train,” the story of Harriet Tubman. April 22 at 10 a.m. $9 and $12. Algonquin Arts Center, 173 Main Street. 732-528-9211; algonquinarts.com.

MILLBURN “Pump Boys and Dinettes.” Through May 1. $37 to $110. Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive. 973-376-4343; papermill.org.

MORRIS TOWNSHIP “My Mother, My Sister & Me,” new comedy by Sherri Heller. Through April 24. $20 to $45. Bickford Theater, 6 Normandy Heights Road. 973-971-3706; morrismuseum.org.

NEW BRUNSWICK “My Name Is Asher Lev,” directed by Jim Jack. Through May 1. $25 to $53. George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue. gsponline.org; 732-246-7717.

NEW BRUNSWICK “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the Rutgers Theater Company. April 20 through May 1. $15 to $25. Philip J. Levin Theater, 85 George Street. 848-932-7511; mgsa.rutgers.edu.

NUTLEY “The Glass Menagerie,” by Tennessee Williams. Through April 23. $17. Nutley Little Theater, 47 Erie Place. nutleylittletheatre.com; 212-868-4444.

ORADELL “Enchanted April,” romantic comedy by Matthew Barber. April 16. $17 and $21. Bergen County Players, Little Firehouse Theater, 298 Kinderkamack Road. 201-261-4200; bcplayers.org.

SPRING LAKE “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” a musical based on Charles Dickens’s unfinished last novel. Through April 23. $22 to $30. The Spring Lake Community House, 300 Madison Avenue. 732-449-4530; springlaketheatre.com.

SUMMIT The Outgoing Tide, drama by Bruce Graham. April 21 through May 8. $20 to $35. Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater at Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue. 800-838-3006; dreamcatcherrep.org.

WEST ORANGE “Old Love New Love,” new play by Laura Brienza. Through May 8. $27 to $37. Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road. 973-395-5551; lunastage.org.

Museums and Galleries

MONTCLAIR “Walking the Edge of Paradoxical Fragility: The Metal Work of Denice Bizot.” Through April 29. Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. BrassWorks Gallery, 105 Grove Street. imlayfineart.com; 973-783-8700.

ASBURY PARK “Black White ...… With a Splash of Color,” group show. April 23 through June 5. Free. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Heaven Gallery, 721 Cookman Avenue. 732-774-4799.

ASBURY PARK “186,000 Miles Per Second,” photography-based works by Tom and Lois White. Through April 17. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m. by appointment. Exhibit No.9, 550-102 Cookman Avenue. exhibitnumber9.com; 908-818-8970.

ASBURY PARK “Joe Waks: Absurd Kwalité.” Through April 17. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Palette Gallery/ArtsSpace, 716 Cookman Avenue. 201-981-2395.

BOONTON iPad art by Matthew Watkins. Through May 5. Thursdays and Fridays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m., and by appointment. Mobile Digital Art & More: A Gallery for the 21st Century, 818 Main Street. 973-588-4170; mobiledigitalart.com.

BOONTON “Playtime,” a sculpture by Kasey Tararuj. Through May 21. Thursdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Speakeasy Art Gallery, 816 Main Street. 973-557-8268.

CLINTON “Discomfort: Experiments in Furniture, Function and Form,” group exhibition. Through May 8. “Walking Shadow: Recent Work by Jury Smith.” Through May 8. Donation: $5. Tuesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street. hunterdonartmuseum.org; 908-735-8415.

FREEHOLD “Of the Best Materials and Good Workmanship: 19th-Century New Jersey Chairmaking.” Through July 9. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monmouth County Historical Association Museum and Library, 70 Court Street. monmouthhistory.org; 732-462-1466.

HALEDON “Workers and Their Parade by Gary Schoichet,” photography. Through April 23. $3 to $5 suggested donation; members and children under 12, free. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. American Labor Museum and Botto House National Landmark, 83 Norwood Street. 973-595-7953; labormuseum.net.

HAMMONTON “Hammonton: 150 Years of Industry.” Through Aug. 8. Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stockton College – Kramer Hall, 30 Front Street. 609-652-8848; noyesmuseum.org.

HOBOKEN “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice and the Fans,” multimedia. Through July 3. $3; members, free. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m.; Fridays 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson Street. 201-656-2240; hobokenmuseum.org.

HOBOKEN “Looking Into the Light,” multimedia. Through April 24. Thursdays through Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Monroe Art Center, 720 Monroe Street. monroecenter.com; 201-795-5000.

HOLMDEL “Spaces Between,” paintings by Iliya Mirochnik. Through June 25. Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.; weekdays and evenings by appointment. James Yarosh Fine Art Gallery, 45 East Main Street. 732-993-5278; jamesyarosh.com.

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NEWARK Riverdance 20 Years: The Anniversary Tour, April 22, 23 and 24 at Prudential Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street. Tickets: $40 to $70. Information: 888-466-5722; njpac.org. Credit Pool photo by Carl de Souza
JERSEY CITY “[luxury],” multimedia exhibition of works by Sam Pullin and Philip Hardy. April 16 through May 15. Reception: April 16, 5:30 to 9 p.m. 313 Gallery, 313 Third Street. allisonremyhall.com; 203-430-9717.

MADISON “The Milliner’s Tale: The Craft of Hat Making,”millinery in the last two centuries. Through June 29. $3 and $5; members and children under 6, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, 9 Main Street. metc.org; 973-377-2982.

METUCHEN “Sacred Spaces, Holy Places: An Exhibit of Sculpture and Photography.” Through May 15. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturdays, 4 to 6 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nails in the Wall, the Gallery at St. Luke’s, 17 Oak Avenue. nailsinthewall.com; 732-322-6512.

MONTCLAIR Noah Klersfeld, outdoor video installation. Through May 22. Free with admission. “American Visions, 1870–-1940: Works From the Bank of America Collection.” Through June 19. “Work and Leisure in American Art: Selected Works From the Collection.” Through June 19. “Spencer Finch: Yellow,” site-specific permanent installation for the museum’s facade. Through June 30. Native American Art Collection Installation of Pueblo Indian Pottery. Through July 3. Adults, $12; seniors and students, $10; members and children under 12, free. Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue. montclairartmuseum.org; 973-746-5555.

MONTCLAIR “Jon Taner: Traces Threading Through Time.” Through May 13. Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Gallery at Hillside Square, 8 Hillside Avenue. 973-783-8700.

MONTCLAIR “Champions in Bronze: The Sculptures of Marc Mellon,” sports sculptures. Through Sept. 5. $6 for adults, $4 for children. Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, 8 Yogi Berra Drive. yogiberramuseum.org; 973-655-2378.

MORRISTOWN “Black, White and Green,” group exhibition. Through Aug. 24. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and by appointment. Gallery at 14 Maple, 14 Maple Avenue. morrisarts.org; 973-285-5115.

MORRISTOWN “Here Is the Steed That Saved the Day,” imagery of Gen. Philip Sheridan’s last ride. Through June 12. $6 to $8. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Avenue. 973-538-2404; maccullochhall.org.

MORRISTOWN “Follow the Thread,” traditional textiles, Native American beadwork, Latin American objects. Through May 1. “Small Wonders: Masterful Miniatures,” tea sets and furnishings. Through May 29. “Organic Portraits,” John F. Cooper. Through June 26. $7 to $10. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. morrismuseum.org; 973-971-3700.

NEW BRUNSWICK “The Gentle Lessons of Donkey-Donkey, Petunia and Other Pals: Drawings by Roger Duvoisin,” original illustrations. Through June 26. “Simeon De Witt: Mapping a Revolution.” Through July 31. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street. zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu; 848-932-7237.

NEW MILFORD “Materials and Metaphors,” sculpture. Through April 30. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, by appointment. Art Center of Northern New Jersey, 250 Center Street. 201-599-2992; artcenter-nnj.org.

NEWARK “The Ade Series: Ade Bunmi Gbadebo,” mixed-media work using human hair, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Through April 4, 2017. Conklin Hall, Rutgers University, Newark Campus, 175 University Hall. 973-353-1610; artgallery.newark.rutgers.edu.

NEWARK “To My Father,” portraits of L.G.B.T./nonconforming activists, poets and artists of color by Gabriel García Román. Through May 21. Thursdays through Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Gallery Aferro, 73 Market Street. aferro.org; 646-220-3772.

NEWARK “Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam Through Time and Place.” Through May 15. $15, adults; children, seniors and students, $8; members, free. Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street. 973-596-6550; newarkmuseum.org.

NEWARK “Impressions of the Natural World: Japanese Prints from the Special Collections Division.” April 18 through Aug. 6. “Newark at 350: Settlement, Growth, Renewal.” Through Dec. 31. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street. 973-733-7784; npl.org.

PRINCETON “Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.” Through Oct. 23. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. $10. Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street. 609-924-8144; morven.org.

PRINCETON Sculptures by Eric Schultz and Ruthann Perry. Through April 30. Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. artscouncilofprinceton.org; 609-924-8777.

PRINCETON “Pastures Green and Dark Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape.”Through April 24. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum. 609-258-3788; artmuseum.princeton.edu.

RED BANK “Palimpsest,” works by Manda Gorsegner and Robert O’Connor. Through May 20. Weekdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Gallery 211, 211 Broad Street. 732-676-3700.

SOUTH ORANGE “Spirited,” paintings. Through April 30. South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 Sopac Way. sopacnow.org; 973-313-2787.

SOUTH ORANGE “Untitled.jpeg,” how evolving techniques of photographic manipulation have allowed photographers to create alternate realities and new identities. Through May 7. Mondays to Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment. The Pierro Gallery of South Orange, 5 Mead Street. pierrogallery.org; 973-378-7754, ext. 2223.

SUMMIT “New Growth: Bent-Wood Sculptures by Susan Manspeizer.” Through May 8. Free. Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue. reeves-reedarboretum.org; 908-273-8787.

SUMMIT “Elizabeth Duffy: Maximum Security.” April 17 through July 10. Mondays,– Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to– 5 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to– 4 p.m. $5. Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 68 Elm Street. 908-273-9121; artcenternj.org.

TRENTON “Silver Shell Glass: A History of Native American Beadwork,” objects from throughout North America. Through Sept. 4. Suggested admission: $5 for adults and $4 for seniors; children 12 and under, free. Tuesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street. statemuseum.nj.gov; 609-292-6464.

WARREN TOWNSHIP. Janis McCraken, paintings. Through April 30. Mondays to Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Warren Township Library, 42 Mountain Blvd. 908-754-5554; sclsnj.org.

WESTFIELD “Our Great American Wild Places,” works by Katina Houvouras, landscape photographer. Through May 9. Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Sundays. Galeria West Art and Music Gallery, 111 Quimby Street. 908-301-9217.


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