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Events for Friday October 21, 2022

Local Theatre Productions


Friday October 21, 2022
8:00 PM

Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and MagicBordentown Performing Arts Center, 318 Ward Avenue, Bordentown. Play preseneted by students at Bordentown Regional High School gives audiences a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. $10. 7:30 p.m.

Blues in My Soul: The Legend and Legacy of Lonnie JohnsonPassage Theater, Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 East Front Street, Trenton. It's 1959. Chris, a local DJ, gets word that legendary jazz and blues musician Lonnie Johnson is working a low-wage job at a Philly hotel, forgotten. Once found, Lonnie is reluctant to return to an industry that exploited and segregated his work before casting him aside. $25 to $30. 7:30 p.m.

Playing With Fire (After Frankenstein)Actors' NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA, 215-295-3694. Barbara Field's play picking up where Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein leaves off. $24. 8 p.m.

EvitaBucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA. Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary musical re-imagined in an all-new production. $70 to $75. 8 p.m.

Her PortmanteauGeorge Street Playhouse, Arthur Laurents Theater, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-545-8100. Mfoniso Udofia's play about a Nigerian family in America. $25 to $70. 8 p.m.

Somebody's DaughterHopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-1964. One-woman show based on Zara Phillips' book of the same title features background music by Richard Thompson. Phillips is a singer-songwriter, author, and adoptee advocate. $25 to $30. 8 p.m.

Something Rotten!Kelsey Theater, Mercer Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-570-3333. Set in the 1590s the story of two brothers—who just happen to be the nemeses of that Renaissance rock star, Mr. William Shakespeare—are desperate to write a hit play. $20 to $22. 8 p.m.

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and MurderMusic Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. When the low-born Monty Navarro finds out that he's eighth in line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. $25. 8 p.m.

God of CarnagePegasus Theatre, St. Mary's School, 45 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown. Yasmina Reza's award-winning comedy in which two sets of parents meet to discuss how to handle a playground altercation between their sons. $28. 8 p.m.

Bad SeedSomerset Valley Players, 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469. The scene is a small Southern town where Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter, Rhoda, who is the evil queen of the story. $22. 8 p.m.

The 39 StepsVillagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. Love, comedy, and murder in the blackbox. $15. 8 p.m.



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