Upcoming Events

  • Tevye Served Raw
    Garnished with Jews

    Fringe Festival
    October 22 - 25

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

    Featuring Yelena Shmulenson and Allen Lewis Rickman, the shtetl couple from the Coen brothers' A Serious Man with Shane Baker, the best-loved Episcopalian on the Yiddish stage today.

     

    Sholem Aleichem, the greatest Jewish writer ever, tells the story his way with what they left out of Fiddler on the Roof plus the stories: "Strange Jews On A Train", "The Yiddish Sisyphus", and "A Stepmother's Trash-Talk".  In English and Yiddish-with-English-supertitles.  You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll krechtz!

  • The Last Midnight

    FREE Outdoor Halloween Concert

    Saturday, October 31 at 2:00 PM

    400 Jefferson Street:

    Front Lawn of Seay Building

     

    Featuring CSC Artists/Students

     

    Centenary Stage Company teams up with various Centenary Students/Alumni and CSC Artists for a Halloween cabaret of scary good songs. Bring your kids for the costume parade, events tables, and more!

  • Drive

    2020 Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 PM

    Kutz Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    by Deborah Yarchun

     

    A community of truckers in a small town in Iowa are forced to shift gears when they lose their jobs to self - driving vehicles.  When Gloria becomes the only trucker in town still employed, resentments begin to surface. Set in a future not far down the road, Drive explores our collective fears.

  • The Bachelorette

    NEXTstage Repertory

    November 5 - 8

    The Little Theatre: 400 Jefferson Street

     

    by Leslye Headland

    Ten years out of high school, Regan, Gena and Katie convene in the luxurious bridal suite of their old friend, Becky, the night before her wedding in New York City. Fueled by jealousy and resentment, the girls embark on a night of debauchery that goes from playfully wasted to devastatingly destructive. Their old fears, unfulfilled desires and deep bonds with each other transform a prenuptial bender into a night they'll never forget. A wicked black comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.

  • Badlands

    2020 Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30 PM

    Kutz Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    by Nora Leahy

     

    The play follows three library employees in the heart of "The Badlands" who have become first responders to the opioid crisis and witness to a changing neighborhood.  Badlands examines what we owe to each other, and to the places we come from.

  • I'll Give You Something to Cry About

    2020 Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM

    Kutz Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    by Patricia Cotter

     

    Paulette and Ann Marie are sisters - they share some DNA, a brutal sense of humor and that's about it.  So what happens when Paulette shows up unannounced to Ann Marie's San Francisco apartment?  "The Sister Play" is a ruthless comedy that investigates the meaning of family, responsibility and the power of letting go.

  • A Christmas Carol

    Family Holiday Spectacular

    November 27 - December 13

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    written by Stephen Temperley

    A Christmas Carol, probably the most popular piece of fiction that Charles Dickens ever wrote, was published in 1843.  Charles Dickens, through the voice of Scrooge, continues to urge us to honor Christmas in our hearts and try to keep it all year round.

  • Winter Festival of Shows

    Young Performers Workshop

    December 17 - 20

    The Little Theatre : 400 Jefferson Street

     

    Selections to be announced.

  • The Blue Dahlia

    January Thaw Music Festival

    Saturday, January 9 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    The Blue Dahlia: Lyrics in English and French, French and Mexican accordion, klezmer violin, warm and joyous rhythms of reggae, ska and Latin America, the sensual voice of jazz and French chanson. The music can be heard as an acoustic trio in the intimate bistros of New York and Paris, as well as the electric big band in venues and festivals around the world. 

     

  • Chuchito Valdes

    January Thaw Music Festival

    Saturday, January 23 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    Chuchito Valdés, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and grandfather Bebo Valdés, continues the legacy of great piano players from Cuba. 

    With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild.   This piano master captivates with his sensitivity and drives excitement with his dynamic band.

  • TBA

    NEXTstage Repertory

    February 4 - 8

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    To be announced.

  • Meteor Shower

    Professional Theatre Series

    February 19 - March 7

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    by Steve Martin.

    Corky and Norm are excited to host Gerald and Laura at their home in the valley outside Los Angeles to watch a once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower. But as the stars come out and the conversation gets rolling, it becomes clear that Gerald and Laura might not be all that they appear to be. Over the course of a crazy, starlit dinner party, the wildly unexpected occurs. The couples begin to flirt and insanity reigns. Martin, using his trademark absurdist humor, bends the fluid nature of time and reality to create a surprising and unforgettably funny new play.

  • The Seamus Egan Project

    Concert Series

    Sunday, March 14 at 2:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    Legendary Irish musician Seamus Egan, founder of the popular band Solas, brings not only his multiple talents but also those of several musical colleagues to the the Lackland Performing Arts Center. 

  • American Patchwork Quartet

    Concert Series

    Saturday, March 20 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

    Highly acclaimed artists Falu Shah (vocals), Clay Ross (guitar/vocals), Clarence Penn (drums) and Yasushi Nakamura (bass) showcase the dynamic diversity of contemporary culture by re imagining timeless songs from America's past.

  • Sweat

    NEXTstage Repertory

    March 25 - March 29

    The Little Theatre: 400 Jefferson Street

     

    by Lynn Nottage.

    Set near her hometown of Reading, PA Pulitzer prize winning SWEAT details the life of a close knit group of friends who have been affected by their factory closing, ending the only way of life the town has known for generations.

  • 2021 WPS: TBA

    Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    To be announced.

  • 2021 WPS: TBA

    Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    To be announced.

  • 2021 WPS: TBA

    Women Playwrights Series

    Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    To be announced.

  • The Toxic Avenger

    NEXTstage Repertory

    April 8 - 18

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro

    music and lyrics by David Bryan

     

    Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all: an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play... well, everyone else... bullies, mobsters, old ladies and stiletto-wearing back up singers.

  • Shake-It-Up-Shakespeare

    Young Audience Series

    April 10 at 11:00 AM

    Little Theatre : 400 Jefferson Street

     

    Take a journey through some of the bard's greatest works and characters in this interactive performance, engaging young audiences and introducing a new way to look at Shakespeare! With scenes from Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, including comedy and action-packed sword fights!

  • Turning

    Professional Theatre Series

    April 22 - May 2

    Kutz Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    by Darrah Cloud.

    WORLD PREMIERE!

    In the heart of 1930s Newark, a group of scrappy young women began to train in backyard gyms for what would become the experience of a lifetime.

  • Moe-tion Dance Theater

    Professional Dance Series

    Saturday, May 15 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    "Artistic Director Maureen Glennon Clayton's choreography has the ring of truth," says NJ dance critic Robert Johnson, and her work has been called "refreshing, wise, and grounded in experience". Known for their site-specific work, Glennon Clayton's company is dedicated to creating new forms of expression through movement and dance.

  • XY Dance Project

    Professional Dance Series

    Saturday, May 22 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    The XY Dance Project has a unique movement style that blends contemporary dance through the spiritual rhythms of African dance, the grace and peace of Tai Chi and the heart of street dance.

  • Spring Festival of Shows

    Young Performers Workshop

    May 21 - May 30

    The Little Theatre : 400 Jefferson Street

     

    To be announced.

  • British Invasion Years

    Fundraiser: Hackettstown Rotary Club

    Saturday, June 5 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    More than just the Beatles, this nostalgic musical tribute spans the entire 60s British Invasion era with music from BOTH sides of the Atlantic, and is three acts in one!

  • Portrait of a Queen

    Concert Series

    Saturday, June 19 at 8:00 PM

    Sitnik Theatre : Lackland Performing Arts Center

     

    featuring CeCe Teneal.

    The Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin taught us how to “Think” and demand “Respect” – while “Ridin’ on the Freeway!”  Portrait of a Queen, featuring the Voice of the Century Cece Teneal, is a dynamic musical production that will have you on the edge of you seats from start-to-finish.

CONTACT US

Lackland Performing Arts Center

715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Tel: 908-979-0900 / Fax: 908-979-4297

Email: boxoffice@centenarystageco.org / info@centenarystageco.org

BOX OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 2 Hours Prior to any Event​
Sunday: 2 Hours Prior to any Event

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