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2013 - 2 stories
2012 - 4 stories
2011 - 10 stories
2010 - 6 stories
2009 - 7 stories
2008 - 3 stories
2007 - 4 stories
2006 - 5 stories
2005 - 5 stories
2004 - 1 story
2013
WHAT:  The NJIT bus deposits daily some two dozen NJIT students adorned in bright yellow t-shirts at Long Beach Island's long-standing and beloved Surflight Theater, ravaged unfortunately by Sandy.  The students are performing not Shakespeare, but light construction work plus cleaning up and tending to small repairs.  For over 60 years, Surflight has been home to local actors and actresses as well as students getting their feet wet in the world of community theatre.   >>
NJIT students, professors, staff  and others from universities throughout the US are descending upon New Jersey this week to eradicate the remaining devastation from Super Storm Sandy.  Some two dozen projects located at points as far north as the IHS Development Corporation in Newark and as far south as the Surflight Theater in Beach Haven will receive help.  Daily buses leave the NJIT campus filled with students and others in bright yellow t-shirts and even brighter smiles.   >>
2012
Come one, come all!  NJIT students, staff and faculty are invited tomorrow for a look behind the scenes of entertainment technology when a panel of leading experts in the field discusses the latest and greatest in this burgeoning new cutting-edge field.  Albert Dorman Honors College is the host of the event which starts at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall. >>
Cabaret, directed by Michael Kerley, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Feb. 29 and March 1, 2, and 3 at 7 p.m. and on March 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. >>
A group of students in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will be performing in New York City as the IT: Improv Technicians on Feb.14 at 9:30 p.m. at The People's Improv Theatre.   >>
2011
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program will present “The Murderous Mansion of Mr. Uno” by Don Zolidis on Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. and on Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers University-Newark. >>
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present The Castle, a play based on the novel by Franz Kafka, on Oct. 19-22 at 7 p.m. and on Oct. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall at NJIT.  >>
"A Place," a play by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse, director of theatre arts and technology, will be read as part of the ID Theatre Reading Series on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Jimmy's No. 43 in New York City. . >>
NJIT mourns the loss on June 22 of Bill Gile, 69, from complications of diabetes which led to his retirement two years ago as creative director and producer of Theatre at NJIT as well as a stage director in the joint Theatre Program between NJIT and Rutgers-Newark. >>
Students in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program are self-producing the Black Note Theatre's 4:48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festival on June 22 at 9 p.m. at the Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street in NYC.  >>
Students in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program are self-producing the Black Note Theatre's 4:48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festival on June 12 at 11 a.m. at the Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, NYC.  >>
A play by Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be read on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the ID Theater NYC's "The Return of id-iots at Play II: The Prequel" at Jimmy's No. 43.   >>
William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 27, 28, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. and on May 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre-Rutgers Newark campus.  >>
Rodney E. Reyes, production coordinator of  Theatre Arts and Technology in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program, will perform this week in "Real Men," a new, theatrical live sitcom at the Producers Club Theatre in New York City. >>
Once on This Island, a musical directed by NJIT's Michael Kerley, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on March 2, 3, 4, 5 at 7 p.m. and on March 6 at 2:30 p.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall. >>
2010
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program will present The Directors' Project 2010on Dec. 1, 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall at NJIT. For show information and reservations, contact Rodney Reyes or Michele Rittenhouse at theatre@njit.edu; 973-353-3737. >>
Louis Wells, a university lecturer in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program, is directing Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell on Nov. 4-20 at the New York Theatre Workshop's 4th Street Theatre. Show times are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18. >>
Magic Time, a play by James Sherman, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on Oct. 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bradley Hall Theatre (3rd floor), Rutgers-Newark Campus. Dan Drew will direct. Students/senior citizens: $10; general admission: $12; free admission for children under 15. For show information, e-mail theatre@njit.edu or call 973-353-3737. >>
Michele R. Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for the Double X Festival in London this September. Only six American and Canadian plays were chosen for a public rehearsed reading by North American Actors Association (NAAA) members to be presented during the week of Sept. 6-11 at The Webber Douglas Studio Theatre, Central School of Speech and Drama.  >>
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present Autobahn  by Neil Labute on April 21, 22, 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and on April 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers-Newark campus. For tickets or reservations, e-mail theatre@njit.edu or call 973-596-3457.  >>
"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Department on March 3, 4, 5, 6 at 7 p.m. and on March 7 at 2:30 p.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre. Michael V. Kerley of NJIT's Humanities Department directs.  Reservations: theatre@njit.edu; 973-596-3457. >>
2009
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present Hell Hath No Fury: The Rap and Roll Story of Medea, on Nov. 4-7 at 7 p.m. and on Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m.in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall, NJIT Campus. Written and directed by Dan Drew, the production features original music by NJIT alumnus Gonzalo Valencia. >>
October will be a busy month for art lovers in Newark thanks to the efforts of resident artist and curator Matthew Gosser, an NJIT adjunct faculty member. Gosser's latest work, “Theater Town,” a huge outdoor mural on the rear wall of 441 Broad Street, has no doubt stirred the interest of downtowners.  >>
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present Our Lady of 121st Street, a play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, on April 22, 23, 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. and on April 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers-Newark campus. For reservations, e-mail theatre@njit.edu or call 973-596-3457. >>
Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for development at the Seven Devils Playwright Conference in Idaho this June.  Rittenhouse will work there for two weeks with a director and dramaturg to develop the play for a staged reading. She will also mentor high-school writers from the town. >>
Red Rover, a new play by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be read at a benefit for the Abingdon Theatre Company in New York City on March 15 at 6 p.m. Rittenhouse is a member of their playwrights group to develop new work for the theatre.  >>
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present its spring musical, Pippin, directed by NJIT Humanities Professor Michael Kerley, on March 4, 5, 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and on March 8 at 2:30 p.m. at NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $10 for students and senior citizens.  >>
2008
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present The Directors' Project 2008, five student-directed short plays, on Dec. 3-6 at 7 p.m. at the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. Tickets are $10 for students and senior citizens; $12 for general admission. For reservations, e-mail theatre@njit.edu or call 973-596-3457. >>
The Rutgers/NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present its fall play, Hot L Baltimore, directed by Dan Drew on October 22, 23, 24, 25 at 7 p.m. and on October 26 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers-Newark Campus. >>
The Rutgers/NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present its spring musical, Urinetown, directed by Dan Drew on April 23, 24, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. and on April 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall, NJIT Campus. Tickets are $5 for students; $7 for the general public. >>
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2007
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present three student-directed plays at The Directors' Project 2007 on Nov. 28, 29, 30 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens; $7 general admission. >>
Dark Sonnets of the Lady by Don Nigro will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program in conjunction with Cuchipinoy Productions on Oct. 24-27 at 7 p.m. and on Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers-Newark. >>
Time Without Number, a multimedia performance piece created by Rutgers-Newark/NJIT students based on research, interviews and ethnographies they conducted on the effects of immigrant detention in the U.S., will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 18, 19, 20, 21 at 7 p.m. and on April 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers-Newark. >>
Fiorello!, a musical directed by Bill Gile, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theater Program on Feb. 28 and March 1, 2, 3 at 7 p.m. and on March 4 at 2:30 p.m. at NJIT's Jim Wise Theater. >>
2006
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will present The Directors' Project 2006, student-directed and designed short plays, on Dec. 6-9 at 7 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers University-Newark. Tickets are $5 for students; $7 for the general public. For reservations, call 973-353-5119 x17. >>
A staged reading of a play by Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be held on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, NYC. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged by calling Smarttix at 212-868–4444. >>
Macbett, Eugene Ionesco's satire of Shakespeare's Macbeth, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Oct. 25, 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. and on Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the The Jim Wise Theatre at NJIT. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $5 for students. For reservations call 973-353-5119, ext. 17 or e-mail theatre@njit.edu.  >>
Road by Jim Cartwright will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 26-29 at 7 p.m. and April 30 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre. For more information, contact Michele Rittenhouse or call 973-596-3457. >>
The Ghosts of Rowan Oak, a musical based on ghost stories that novelist William Faulkner told his family, will debut on March 1-4 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Michelle Rittenhouse, assistant director of the theater arts department at NJIT, adapted the musical, from a book that retold the stories. Tickets are $7 for general admissions and $5 for students and senior citizens. Call 973-596-3457 for information or visit the website: http://theater.njit.edu. >>
2005
The Directors' Project 2005 will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Dec. 1-3 at 7 p.m., Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers University-Newark. For reservations, contact: Michele Rittenhouse, rittenhouse@njit.edu, 973-353-5119 ext. 17. >>
The Final Trial of Richard III by Mary W. Schaller will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Oct. 19-22 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Contact: Michele Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse@njit.edu or call 973-353-5119 ext. 17 for reservations. >>
The 2004-2005 Technology and Society Forum Speaker Series will conclude with a Spring Concert on April 27, 2005, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. The concert will feature performances by the NJIT Chorus, conducted by Robert Felstein, and the Newark Arts High School Chorus, conducted by Jerry Forderhase. >>
Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 13, 14, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and April 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre. For more information, contact Michele Rittenhouse at Rittenhouse@adm.njit.edu or call 973-596-3457. >>
Weapons of mass destruction expert Joseph Cirincione, a director at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will explore the nature of nuclear proliferation and how to reduce it during the Feb. 7 technology forum sponsored by NJIT. Cirincione's lecture will begin at 11:30 a.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theater, at Kupfrian Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public >>
2004
A Class Act, a musical about the career of Tony Award-winning songwriter Edward Kleban, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program from Nov. 10-13 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Contact Michele Rittenhouse at Rittenhouse@adm.njit.edu or call 973-596-3457. >>