Happenings

Thursday, June 21

Hammonton, "Summer Celestial Celebrations … What's Your Sign?" Downtown Hammonton Third Thursday event, 6 to 9 p.m., throughout business district, art, food, music, shopping specials. 609-567-9014.

Margate, J.C.C. Sportsnite event, 5:30 p.m., Katz Jewish Community Center, 500 N. Jerome Ave., guests Don Tollefson and Jon Dorenbos, cocktails, raffles, catered BBQ dinner, $200. 609-822-1167, ext. 115.

Sea Isle City, Sara the Turtle Festival, 6 to 8 p.m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, entertainment, family-friendly activities. 609-263-8687.

Friday, June 22

Cape May, Quilt and Fiber Show, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., June 23, 24, Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, demonstrations, vendors, $10 adults, $8 children 3-12, Crazy Quilt classes led by Pat Rambo 2 p.m. each day. 609-898-2300, ext.18.

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m., Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, music. 609-748-8999.

Sea Isle City, "Sea Isle City's Got Talent," 8 to 10 p.m., JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue. 609-263-9090.

Ventnor, Art in the Park, 3 to 8 p.m., fourth Fridays through September on the beach behind library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., artist demonstrations, vendors, free arts and crafts booth, free puppet shows, dance and music presentations, free admission.

North Wildwood, Original Italian-American Festival, 4 to 10 p.m. June 22, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 23, noon to 6 p.m. June 24, along Olde New Jersey Avenue, street vendors, food, free live entertainment. 609-780-2563 or visit www.kofc2572.org

Saturday, June 23

West Cape May, Antiques and Fine Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain date June 24, Wilbraham Park, Broadway and West Perry streets. 609-898-1236.

Sunday, June 24

Atlantic City, World Pong Tour Championship, June 24 to 26, Golden Nugget Casino, must be 18 and older, teams of two, registration $65 per player. www.worldpongtour.com

Cape May, "A Gatsby Gala!" 6 to 10 p.m., Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May, 1819 County Highway 640, vintage cars, live music, period decor, dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, $100, proceeds support Cape May Stage. 609-884-1341.

Mays Landing, Absegami Boys Basketball Booster Club Golf Tournament, 2 p.m., Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Road, $60 individual. 609-287-7072.

Monday, June 25

Beach Haven, Summer of Stars Comedy Series, 8 p.m., Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, June 25: The Bronx Wanderers; June 27: Shut Up, Sit Down and Eat! Situational Comedy hosted by Vincent "Big P" Pastore; $20 to $60; VIP seats $89. 609-492-9477.

Wednesday, June 27

Cape May Court House, Wine Down Wednesdays, 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 29, Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Dr., live music, $5 wine tastings, vendors, picnic area, activities, free admission. 609-465-0075.

Galloway Township, Spanish Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Smithville Inn, Route 9, hors d'oeuvres, four courses, seating limited, reservations required, $90. 609-652-7777.

Kids

Sunday, June 24

Atlantic City, Fun Day Sundays, 2 p.m., family crafts projects, Public Library, Tennessee Avenue, free, children nine years or younger must be accompanied by adult, 609-345-2269, ext. 3050; June 24: Summer Solstice Sun Sculptures.

Monday, June 25

Egg Harbor Township, Monday Morning Madness, 11 a.m., grounds of Atlantic County Library/Egg Harbor Township Branch, at Veterans Memorial Park, for all ages, free. 609-272-8120. June 25: Bill Kerwood.

Music

Thursday, June 21

Atlantic City, Spring Jazz Concerts, 7:30 to 10 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Thursdays through June 28, Top of the Trop in Tropicana Casino and Resort, Brighton Avenue and Boardwalk, June 21: Michael Pedicin. 609-841-689.

Brigantine, Bob Ferris Big Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., North School Auditorium, Lafayette and Evans boulevards, free concert. 609-266-3323.

Friday, June 22

Richard Stockton College, Doug Murdock Meistersingers, "Challenge to Genius" concert, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, benefits Faces 4 Autism organization of South Jersey, $25. 609-822-7536.

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, 7 p.m., William Morrow Municipal Beach, between Higbee and New Jersey avenues on the bay, free, June 22: Bonerama.

Saturday, June 23

Landisville, Jazz in June concerts, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturdays in June, grounds of Bellview Winery, 150 Atlantic St., June 23: Chris Simonini; 856-697-7172.

Ocean City, Tony Mart's series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $20. 609-525-9248; June 23: "Tony Mart Rock 'n Roll Reunion Party."

Ocean City, Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 8th and Central Avenue, $10 advance, $15 door, age 12 and younger free. 609-399-2988.

Sea Isle City, Doug Brewin, 8 to 10 p. m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free. 609-263-8687.

Wildwood Crest, Summer concert series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, free, bring blanket or chair. 609-523-0202. June 23: Mother's Worry.

Monday, June 25

Sea Isle City, Alex Glover Big Band, 7:30 to 9 p. m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free. 609-263-8687.

Wednesday, June 27

Hammonton, Musical Afternoons with Gil Lewis, 3 to 5 p.m., live jazz in front of Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., free.

Ocean County College, Midweek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Bucky Pizzarelli, Arts and Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500.

 

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Friday, June 29

Egg Harbor Township, Rhythm in the Park, free summer concert series, 7 p.m. Fridays, Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring blanket or chair. June 29: Jim Crane and Atlantic City All Star Band; July 6: Shakes; July 13: Juicy; July 20: RB Express; July 27: Suite Inspiration; Aug. 3: Hamilton Township Community Band; Aug. 10: Alligator Zydeco Band; Aug. 17; Mays Landing United Jazz Band; Aug. 24: Rubber Souls Beatle Tribute Band; Aug. 31: Tidal Wave Band; Sept. 7: Howard Isaacson.

Saturday, June 30

Cape May Court House, Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra, concert series, 7:30 p.m., Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, $25-$40. 800-838-3006 or www.jerseyshorepops.org. June 30: "Life & Times of Frank Sinatra;" July 14: "Gershwin is Grand;" Aug. 18: "Hooked on Classics;" Sept. 1: "The Broadway Show;" Nov. 17: "Joy to the World."

Sea Isle City, Sensational Soul Cruisers, 8 to 10 p. m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free. 609-263-8687.

Waretown, Ladies of Country and Blue Grass Show, 7:30 p.m., Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road, $5 adults, $1 children 11 and younger. www.alberthall.org

Saturday, July 7

Cape May, Fralinger String Band, 7:30 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $10. www.capemayconventionhall.org or 609-884-9563.

Lower Township, Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops, Big Band concert series, 7:30 p.m., Paul Schmidtchen Theater, Lower Cape Regional High School, 687 Route 9, Exit 4 off Garden State Parkway, July 7: Hooked on Country; July 21: Music of Glen Miller Orchestra; July 28: "I Love Paris" with Canadian singing star Claude Eric; $25-$40. 800-838-3006 or www.JerseyShorePops.org

Monday, July 9

Cape May, Stockton Goes to the Beach Concerts, 8 p.m., Convention Center, Stockton Place and Beach Avenue, $30. 855-708-9699 or www.capemaycity.com. July 9: Jay & The Americans; July 16: Dave Mason; July 23: The Lettermen: July 30: "Satisfaction: A Rolling Stones Experience"; July 31: The Outlaws; Aug. 6: "Ricky Nelson Remembered" starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band; Aug. 13: The Association; Aug. 20: Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.

Tuesday, July 10

Northfield, Summer concert series, Ragtime Dixieland Band, 7 p.m., Birch Grove Park,1700 Burton Ave., free. July 24: John Walter Cape Community Band, Christmas in July ice cream social, 6:30 p.m.; Aug 7: National Night Out, 6 to 9 p.m.; Aug 14: Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars, 7 p.m.; Aug 21: John Walter Cape Community Band, ice cream social, 6:30 p.m. 609-641-3778.

Wednesday, July 11

Atlantic City, Atlantic City Library International Night Series, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays July 11 to Sept. 5, Kennedy Plaza, on Boardwalk between Mississippi and Georgia avenues, July 11: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble; July 18: Dancing Crane; July 25: Niyaz; Aug. 1: Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol; Aug. 8: Everybody Loves Italian; Aug. 15: The Barley Boys; Aug. 22: Taiko Masala; Aug. 29: Korean Traditional Marching Band; Sept. 5: Hawaiian Luau Entertainment. All performances free. 609-345-2269.

Ocean County College, Al Harrison's Dixieland Band, 8 p.m., Midweek Jazz Series, Arts and Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, Aug. 8: The Vach� Brothers; Aug. 15: Jazz Lobsters; Sept. 19: Guitarist Frank Vignola; $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

Saturday, July 14

Avalon, John Clark Dance Band, Big Band dance, 8:30 to 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, $7.50. Reservations suggested. 609-967-3066.

Sunday, July 15

Cape May, Barry Miles, jazz vespers, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $5 minimum donation suggested, limited free parking. 609-884-0680 or www.capemayjazzvespers.com

Thursday, July 19

Brigantine, Original Hobo Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Community Education and Recreation, Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St., free. 609-266-3323.

Friday, July 20

Villas, Third Friday Music series, 5 to 7 p.m., Fishing Creek School grounds, Bayshore Road and Arizona Avenue, free, picnic fare available. July 20: Music of the Big Bands & WWII; Aug. 17: Music of '50s at the Shore.

Wednesday, July 25

Egg Harbor Township, CCC Wind Symphony and Jazz Band, 7 p.m., Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring blanket or chair, free. 609-272-8120.

Thursday, July 26

Brigantine, Free concert series, Community Education and Recreation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., North School Auditorium, Lafayette and Evans Boulevards, July 26: Bubba Mac Blues Band; Aug. 9: Jim Craine and The All Stars; Aug. 19: Tri County Symphonic Band; Sept. 2: Bob Ferris Big Band "Music of the Movies;" Oct. 11: Cole Brothers. 609-266-3323.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Avalon, Jazz Lobsters, Big Band dance, 8:30 to 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, $7.50. Reservations suggested. 609-967-3066. Sept. 8: Tranquil Ocean Orchestra; Oct. 13: Al Harrison Orchestra; Nov. 10: Bill McGrady Orchestra; Dec. 8: Tony Deluca & The Paisans.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Cape May, Ragtime Review, traditional jazz, 2 to 4 p.m., VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $10 advance, $15 door, $10 members of Cape May Traditional Jazz Society, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Southern Jersey. 609-846-7667 or www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com

Sunday, Sept. 23

Atlantic City, The Texas Tenors, 3 p .m., Bay-Atlantic Symphony gala concert, Music Box Theater, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, $50/$65. 866-900-4849.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Brigantine, Ragtime with Valerie Jean, Community Education and Recreation concert series, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St., free. 609-266-3323.

Theater

Thursday, June 21

Barnegat, "Man of LaMancha," starring John Davidson, 8 p.m. June 21 to 23, 26 to 30, July 2, 3, 5, 6, 7; 2 p.m. June 21, 24, 26, 28, July 1, 3, 5, 8; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Beach Haven, "Annie," 2 p.m. June 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, July 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20; 8 p.m. June 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30, July 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, "God of Carnage," comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, June 21 to Aug. 3, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students; July 8: Half-Price Senior night; July 3: Pay-What-You-Can night for any unsold tickets. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Cape May, "Ruth Draper's Company of Characters," 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, through July 21, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Cape May, Tales of the Victorians, 4 p.m. Thursdays, tea, refreshments, performance by East Lynne Theater Company, $10, age 12 and younger free. June 21: Butterfly Tea Room, 109 Sunset Blvd.; June 28: Mad Batter at the Carroll Villa, 19 Jackson St.; July 5: The Dormer House, 800 Columbia Ave.; July 12: The Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard St.; July 19: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; July 26: Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave.; Aug 2: Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.; Aug 9: The Mission Inn, 1117 New Jersey Ave.; Aug. 16: Peter Shields Inn, 1301 Beach Ave.; Aug. 23: Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.; Aug. 30: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; Oct. 6: The Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave. www.eastlynnetheater.org

Hammonton, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," drama, 8 p.m. June 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30; 3 p.m. June 24, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Little Egg Harbor Township, "Funny Money," comedy, 7 p.m. June 21 to 23; 2:30 p.m. June 24, Little Egg Theatre Company, Frog Pond Elementary School, 305 Frog Pond Road, $10. www.littleeggtheatreco.com or at door.

Friday, June 22

Cape May, "1912," drama, dinner theater, 7:15 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, followed by dessert and meet and greet with cast, June 22, 23, 27, 29, 30; July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 25, 28; Aug. 1, 4, 6,10,15,18, 22, 25, 29; Sept. 1, 8, 22, Old Grange Restaurant with Cape Island Theatre Company, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, $37 adults, $30 age 12 and younger, dessert only shows $27 adults, $22 children. 609-408-6595 or www.capeislandtheatre.com

Ocean City, "It Had To Be You," comedy, 8 p.m., June 22, 23, 29, 30; 2:30 p.m. June 24, 31,Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., $15. 609-457-6686 or www.ocrep.org; dinner and show Nonna's Trattoria and Pizzeria, $30, 609-840-6440.

Wednesday, June 27

Ocean City, "Broadway on the Boardwalk III," 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Theatre Company with Broadway star Annie Golden, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk, $18, $20. 609-525-9248, 609-525-9300 or www.ocnj.us/boxoffice

Monday, July 2

Barnegat, "Snow White," children's theater, 6 p.m. July 2, 5; Aug. 22, 23; 10 a.m. July 7, Aug. 25; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May, "Storybook Theater: Old Fables with a New Twist," 8 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company's student workshop production, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., free. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Wednesday, July 11

Barnegat, "Titanic, The Musical," 8 p.m. July 11-14, 17-22, 24-28; 2 p.m. July 12, 15, 17, 24, 29; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Friday, July 13

Vineland, Little Shop of Horrors, 8 p.m. July 13, 14, 20, 21; 2 p.m. July 15, 22, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard, $15. 856-692-5626 or cumberlandplayers.com

Wednesday, July 15

Cape May, "The Poe Mysteries," 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, July 25-Sept. 1, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Wednesday, July 18

Barnegat, "Cinderella," children's theater, 6 p.m. July 18, 19, Aug. 30; 10 a.m. July 21, Sept. 1; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May Court House, "Forever Plaid," musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 22; 8 p.m. July 20, 21; Media Theatre of the Performing Arts, Broadway at the Beach seriers, Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, $25 advance, $30 door. 609-463-1924 or 610-891-0100.

Tuesday, July 24

Beach Haven, "The Sound of Music," 2 p.m. July 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, Aug. 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24; 8 p.m. July 24, 26. 27, 28, 31, Aug. 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, July 25

Barnegat, "101 Dalmations," children's theater, 6 p.m. July 25, 26; Aug. 1, 2; 10 a.m. July 28, Aug. 4; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Barnegat, "Gypsy," 8 p.m. Aug. 1-5, Aug. 7-12, Aug. 14-18; 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 7, 14, 19; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Barnegat, "The Wizard of Oz," children's theater, 6 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 15, 16; 10 a.m. Aug. 11, 18; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May, "The 39 Steps," 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, Aug. 8-Sept. 7, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults, $30 seniors, $15 students. Aug. 8: half-price preview performance; Aug. 24: half-price senior night. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Aug. 10

Hammonton, My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, 8 p.m. Aug. 10, 11, 15, 17, 23, 24, 25; 3 p.m. Aug. 12, 19, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Barnegat, Ring of Fire - Music of Johnny Cash, 8 p.m. Aug. 21-26, Aug.28, 30, 31, Sept. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 23, 26, 28, 29, 30; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Beach Haven, "Once Upon A Time in New Jersey," musical comedy, 2 p.m. Aug. 28, 29, 30, Sept. 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16; 8 p.m. Aug. 28, 30, 31, Sept. 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Friday, Sept. 7

Hammonton, Completely Hollywood Abridged, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21; 3 p.m. Sept. 9, 16, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Vineland, Getting to Know ... Cinderella, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, 8, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 9, 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Barnegat, I Left My Heart - Music of Tony Bennett, 3 p.m. Sept. 11, 12, 13; 8 p.m. Sept. 12, 13, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Cape May, "Time Stands Still," drama, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; Sept.12-Oct. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Sept. 12: half-price preview performance; Sept. 28: half-price senior night. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Beach Haven, "Steel Magnolias," 2 p.m. Sept. 19, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, Oct. 3, 4, 6, 7; 8 p.m. Sept. 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 5, 6; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, "It Pays to Advertise," 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 19-Oct. 13, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Friday, Oct. 5

Hammonton, "The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19; 3 p.m. Oct. 7, 14, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Beach Haven, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," 2 p.m. Oct. 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21; 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Cape May, "The Belle of Amherst," based on the life of Emily Dickinson, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays,Sundays, Oct. 17-27; Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 17: half-price preview performance; Oct. 21: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Barnegat, The Poe Mysteries, 3 p.m. Oct. 24, 25; 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 26, 27; 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Beach Haven, "Barefoot in the Park," 2 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 27, 28, 31, Nov. 1, 3, 4; 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 26, 27, Nov. 1, 2, 3; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Cape May, "Poe, Times Two," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; Oct. 31-Nov.16, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 31: half-price preview performance; Nov. 10: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Nov. 2

Hammonton, "Urinetown," 8 p.m. Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17; 3 p.m. Nov. 11, Second and Vine Players, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., 609-704-5012.

Friday, Nov. 9

Vineland, The Importance of Being Earnest, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 10, 16, 17; 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

Friday, Nov. 23

Beach Haven, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Nov. 23 to Dec. 21, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, "A Tuna Christmas," comedy, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; Nov. 23-Dec. 30, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Dec. 9: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Dec. 7

Stafford Township, "Home for the Holidays," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 15, 16; 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 13, 14; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, OceanFirst Theatre, Main Street, Manahawkin, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Friday, Dec. 14

Vineland, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

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