Theater Arts

Alum explores the Garden State’s creative side as NJTV arts correspondent

When it comes to the arts in her home state, Maddie Orton can sum up how she feels in four words: “New Jersey is cool.”

Rutgers Theater Company presents Friedrich Schiller’s "Love and Intrigue," October 31–November 9

Ferdinand von Walters and Luise Miller are young and in love—and if only they were of the same social class, their story may end happily ever after. But Ferdinand is a baron and son of the chancellor and Luise is the daughter of a music teacher. What could be worse?

Theater students bridge generation gap with community performances

Nathalie Peck and her friends were skeptical.

She and her fellow students in Sari Ruskin’s Creative Dramatics for Children class were gearing up to perform a series of fairy tales and fables at Brandywine Senior Living in Princeton, New Jersey. They were accustomed to performing for elementary school children; how would fairy tales fly in front of an audience of senior citizens?

Looking for trouble: Kevin Kittle likes plays that “shake up your values”

Kevin Kittle’s never taken the easy way out. The longtime theater director, also the head of BA acting, admits “there tends to be a kind of terror” in the plays he chooses to direct.

Rutgers Theater Company and George Street Playhouse Present "Our Town"

Pico Alexander left New Brunswick last May with an acting degree in hand, set on making it in New York City. Little did he know that he’d be returning to his old stomping grounds to advance his stage career.

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